Posts from GovCon Daily 10/27/2016

NOAA Issues Funds for Weather, Water Hazard Forecasting Tech Transfer; John Cortinas Comments

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has invested $6 million in a technology transfer initiative to obtain scientific and technological systems from government and academia. NOAA said Monday it will apply the new systems across the National Weather Service in an effort to aid in weather and water hazards forecasting functions…
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RSA Adds Intell Tools to Cyber Threat Detection Platform Suite

Dell Technologies‘ network security business RSA has introduced updates to a set of platforms designed to help organizations facilitate detection and response to cyber threats. The RSA NetWitness Suite features new tools called “Hunter Packs” that work to provide intelligence data to help organizations detect known and unknown network vulnerabilities, the company said Wednesday…
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Earl Matthews of HPE to Speak at MILCOM 2016

Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Earl Matthews, vice president of enterprise security services within Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s U.S. public sector business, will speak at MILCOM 2016 along with other panelists…
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NASA Goddard Flight Center Team Updates Mission Trajectory Software Tool

A tool developed by researchers from NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center is now available as an open-source program to help private industry and other agency centers plot a mission’s path to interplanetary destinations…
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Arnold Morse Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top General Counsel Executives Award

ARNOLD MORSE GENERAL COUNSEL AND CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER CNSI Arnold Morse is CNSI’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. He comes to CNSI from CACI International Inc, where he served in a number of positions in contracts, subcontracts and legal during a 20+ year career, culminating in his role as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary…
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DoD Integrates Artificial Intell With Autonomous Weapon Systems; Robert Work Comments

The Defense Department has begun to incorporate artificial intelligence software into unmanned aerial systems designed to fly alongside manned aircraft to detect hostile targets, the New York Times reported Tuesday…
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Army Engineers Visit DPI UAV Systems & Piasecki Aircraft Corp; Eye Small Business Partnerships

Engineers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have visited two aviation companies in Philadelphia to explore opportunities for potential small business partnerships. ARL engineers toured DPI UAV Systems and Piasecki Aircraft Corp…
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Carla Provost Promoted to Deputy Chief

Carla Provost, deputy assistant commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) since September 2015, has been appointed to the role of deputy chief at the agency…
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GAO: OFPP Should Monitor Agencies’ Strategic Sourcing Purchases to Boost Savings

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to monitor agencies’ use of the General Services Administration‘s strategic sourcing initiatives in an effort to increase potential savings…
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Symantec Combines Threat Intell System with Blue Coat’s Security Telemetry; Greg Clark Comments

Symantec has integrated the company’s threat intelligence systems with the security telemetry of Blue Coat in an effort to provide threat visibility and protection to customers. The companies have applied the brute data-crunching force of artificial intelligence to help analyze large volumes of security data, Symantec said Wednesday…
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