Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/19/2016

Fpweb.net Obtains FedRAMP, ITAR, EU-US Privacy Shield Certifications for Cloud, Data Security

Fenton, Missouri-based managed cloud and security service provider Fpweb.net has received three international certifications that seek to recognize the company’s compliance with requirements for cloud platforms, personal information and technical data…
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Defense Logistics Agency to Issue Tactical Headset RFP by Nov. 1

The Defense Logistics Agency expects to issue a request for proposals by Nov. 1 for a potential five-year, $11.5 million contract that will require Bose-built headsets. The US Federal Contractor Registration said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will cover the delivery of TriPort Tactical Headset Series 2 units to the New Cumberland, Pennsylvania-based DLA Distribution Facility…
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Raytheon Joins Defense Trade Org in Estonia; John Harris Comments

Raytheon has joined the Estonian Defense Industry Association as the trade organization’s sixth international member during an EDIA breakfast roundtable. Estonian Defense Minister Hannes Hanso and John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International, attended the roundtable to discuss transatlantic security cooperation and industry collaboration issues, Raytheon said Tuesday…
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Jeffrey Johnson: Rockwell Collins Aims to Help Orgs Establish Cybersecurity Centers With New Service Offering

Rockwell Collins has introduced a service offering intended to help organizations establish onsite or hosted Cyber Security Operations Centers to protect their critical assets from security threats…
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Tribalco to Update Army’s Video Teleconference System; Joseph Castro Comments

Tribalco has received a task order of an undisclosed value to engineer, furnish, install, secure and test video teleconference equipment for the U.S. Army. Bethesda, Maryland-based Tribalco said Monday it will serve as the prime contractor on the task order and perform EFIS&T activities as part of the military branch’s video teleconference endpoint modernization program…
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Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Awards $2.6B in Screening Services Contract Extensions

Canada’s air transport security authority has renewed its contracts with G4S Secure Solutions, GardaWorld and Securitas Transport Aviation Security for airport screening services across the country…
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Conti Wins $65M Army FMS Contract for Israel Military Facility Design-Build Project

Conti Federal Services has been awarded a potential $65 million contract by the U.S. Army to support a military construction project in Israel. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will perform work through Nov…
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Noetic-Ohio State-APA Team Forms Health Intervention Initiative As Part of Cancer Moonshot Program

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has released a report that outlines several public and private sector commitments in support of the Obama administration’s Cancer Moonshot program. Consulting firm Noetic has teamed up with the Ohio State University and American Psychological Association to form a health intervention program that seeks to help health providers, patients and their family members manage the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder associated with cancer diagnosis, the White House said Monday…
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Astrophysicist Jessica Gaskin to Lead NASA X-Ray Surveyor Design Team

Jessica Gaskin, an astrophysicist in the Science Research Office of NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center, has been appointed to lead a team of agency researchers who aim to develop a successor platform for the Chandra X-ray Observatory…
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Honeywell, OG&E to Support Tinker Air Force Base’s Facility Modernization, Energy Savings Goals

Honeywell and Oklahoma Gas & Electric have partnered to help modernize Tinker Air Force Base under a $19.1 million utility energy service contract funded by future savings generated through modernized systems, Honeywell said Wednesday the Air Force expects modernization work at the base to finish in December and the updates aim to help Tinker AFB reduce carbon footprint by approximately 196,903 tons over the life of the contract…
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Reuters: Japan Eyes $1B Ballistic Missile Defense Investment in Response to North Korea’s Rocket Tests

Japan looks to accelerate a $1 billion investment toward its ballistic missile defense systems in response to North Korea’s rocket tests that government personnel believe may lead to the future fielding of a medium-range missile, Reuters reported Monday…
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