Posts from GovCon Daily 09/12/2016

NanoMech to Develop Army Combat Uniforms With Coating Against Insects, Microbes

The U.S. Army has selected NanoMech to develop future combat uniforms that will utilize the company’s nano-engineered chemical coating finish under a $235,000 contract in efforts to protect warfighters from vector-borne diseases such as Zika…
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DARPA Seeks Info on Simulation Platform Development to Validate Social Science Research Methods

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants information on ideas and approaches that could help develop interactive simulation platforms that will work to validate social science research methods…
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Tim Ruland: Census Bureau Partners With Carnegie Mellon University to Build Up Insider Threat Program

The U.S. Census Bureau has collaborated with Carnegie Mellon University to build up its insider threat program as part of the agency’s risk management framework, Federal News Radio reported Friday…
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Inmarsat Tests GX Satcom-as-a-Service Platform for US Govt Clients

Inmarsat and its Global Xpress partners have demonstrated a satellite communications-as-service platform in multiple aeronautical scenarios with U.S. government end users. The company said Monday its GX network worked to provide wideband connectivity for video and data transfers through Honeywell-built JetWave satcom terminals during airborne and ground demonstrations carried out within the contiguous U…
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Jeremy Burton: Dell Technologies Aims to Help Clients Realize Digital Transformation Goals

Jeremy Burton, chief marketing officer of Dell Technologies, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday the company’s goal is to serve as a partner and a catalyst for enterprise customers that aim to transform their information technology functions…
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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, British Counterpart Sign Cyber Agreement

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and his U.K. counterpart Michael Fallon have signed an agreement to support cooperation in the area of cyberspace, DoD News reported Thursday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Carter said at a press conference in London that the two countries will share information and perform joint research and development activities to build on offensive and defensive cyber capacities under the memorandum of understanding…
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DOE, DOI Launch Collaborative Strategy for Offshore Wind Energy Devt; Ernest Moniz Comments

The departments of Energy and Interior have unveiled a joint strategic plan that aims to facilitate the generation 86,000 megawatts of electricity from offshore wind energy sources in the U.S. by 2050…
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OGSystems Lands Spot on 2016 Inc. 500|5000 List; Omar Balkissoon Comments

OGSystems has been included in the 2016 Inc. 500|5000 list that recognizes the country’s fastest-growing private companies based on percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. OGSystems has been included on this prestigious list for the fifth consecutive year and ranked 2122nd on the list composed of companies that averaged a 433 percent growth rate within a span of three years, the company said Thursday…
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Matt Goodrich Unveils FedRAMP Authorization Baseline Cost Analysis

Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program at the General Services Administration, has said a mid-range cloud service provider would incur a total median cost of $2…
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NCEO Lists Janus Global Operations as 16th Largest Employee-Owned Company in US

Janus Global Operations has landed the 16th spot on the National Center for Employee Ownership‘s list of 100 largest U.S. companies with employee-ownership plans. JGO said Friday the company ranked 41st in 2015 on NCEO’s Employee Ownership 100 list — a ranking of the largest U…
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