Posts from GovConWire for 10/17/2016

IBM to Build Army Private Cloud Facility Under $62M Task Order

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has received a potential five-year, $62 million task order to build and operate a cloud-based computing center for the U.S. Army‘s highly classified data, Federal News Radio reported Friday…
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Intrepid Wins Air Force Contract for Natl Air, Space Intell Center IT Support

Intrepid Solutions and Services has won a potential six-year, $45.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide information technology support services to the National Air and Space Intelligence Center…
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Air Force Wants Small Biz Partners for New $950M ‘Agile’ Cyber Tech Program

The U.S. Air Force plans to implement a potential $950 million follow-on contract vehicle for cyber technology development support services to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s information directorate…
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Symantec’s Robert Potter: Agencies Should Address Security Gaps Through Cyber Resilience

Robert Potter, vice president of Americas sales at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said that government agencies should develop cyber resilience plans in an effort to mitigate problems and address security gaps associated with the integration of new technology platforms into the infrastructure…
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Vice Adm. Raquel Bono: New MHS EHR System Key to Interoperability Between Soldiers, Health Providers

Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, has said the implementation of a new electronic health records system could help facilitate interoperability between mobile service personnel and healthcare providers…
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Nikkei: Lockheed, Mitsubishi Submit Joint Response to Japan’s F-2 Replacement RFI

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson has said her company and its partner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have jointly responded to Japan’s request for information on stealth fighter aircraft in August, Nikkei reported Saturday…
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Summit Consulting to Provide Retirement Models, Investments Evaluation Support to DOL 

The Labor Department has awarded Summit Consulting a contract to evaluate various retirement models and investments in support of DOL’s chief evaluation office. Summit said Wednesday it will collaborate with Alicia Munnell from the Center for Retirement Research and Meir Statman from Santa Clara University to conduct the analyses…
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RFID Journal to Host A&D Radio Frequency Tech Forum

RFID Journal will host an event focused on radio-frequency identification technologies for the aerospace and defense sector on Oct. 20 at the Long Beach Convention Center in California. The media company said Thursday the U…
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CIA’s John Brennan: Forums Can Help Encourage Public-Private Cyber Cooperation

CIA Director John Brennan has recognized Augusta University for its continued support to cybersecurity efforts during a keynote address at the Cyber Georgia conference, The Augusta Chronicle reported Monday…
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Gen. Mark Milley, Soldiers Perform Rescue Operation in Washington Car-Bus Collision

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley and his four military aides were among the first individuals to perform first aid and rescue operation when a passenger vehicle collided with a mass transit bus on the night of Oct…
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October 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Flat Friday Trading, 3rd Straight Weekly Drop

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index remained flat Friday with an equal number of advancing and declining issues amid U.S. stock market gains on bank earnings reports from Citigroup, Wells Fargo and Goldman Sachs…
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