Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/08/2016

PSC Asks Senate to Pass Federal IT System Modernization Bill

The Professional Services Council has called on the Senate to pass a bill that seeks to centralize the management and provision of funds for updates of legacy information technology systems as well as address cyber threats in federal IT systems…
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NCI Awarded Army Intelligence & Security Command System Support Task Order; Paul Dillahay Comments

NCI has received an 18-month, $10 million task order from the U.S. Army to perform engineering and integration support services on the military branch’s intelligence and security command systems. The company will work to develop, install and test the command, control, communications, computers and intelligence and information technology systems of the Fort Meade, Maryland-based command, NCI said Tuesday…
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Fulcrum Receives Army, DIA Intelligence Support Subcontracts; Jeff Handy Comments

Fulcrum has secured separate subcontracts from Booz Allen Hamilton and Absolute Business Solutions Corp. to support work under respective task orders from the Defense Intelligence Agency and the U.S…
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Airbus to Purchase 2 CAE-Built C295 Simulators; Gene Colabatistto Comments

Airbus’ defense and space business has ordered two additional CAE-built flight simulators for the C295 aircraft under a memorandum of understanding. Airbus will install one C295 flight simulator at the company’s international training center in Spain and provide the other one for an unnamed aircraft operator, Airbus said Monday…
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BlackStratus: US Govt Agencies Should Utilize Security Info Event Mgmt Tech for Election-Related Data

BlackStratus has recommended U.S. government agencies deploy security information event management technology to address potential cyber attacks on agencies that send, receive and store election-related data…
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Cybric Adds Jim Bandanza, Michael Brown & John DeLong to Advisory Board

Cybric has named cybersecurity veterans Jim Bandanza, Michael Brown and John DeLong as members of its advisory board to help develop and expand the company’s automation and vulnerability platform…
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Dell Subsidiary Unveils Security Platform for AWS Enterprise Apps

Dell Technologies‘ Dell EMC subsidiary has unveiled a platform that works to protect enterprise applications that run on Amazon Web Services. Dell EMC said Monday its NetWorker with CloudBoost system is built to provide an enterprise-grade backup service for applications on AWS as well as client-side optimized backups, inline deduplication, encryption and compression with direct backup to Amazon Simple Storage Service…
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NASA Plans 6 Small Satellite Missions to Support Earth Science Research

NASA aims to launch six small satellite missions beginning this month to study Earth’s hurricanes, energy budget, aerosols and weather. The agency said Tuesday small satellites are often deployed as “secondary payload” aboard other missions’ rockets…
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Tetra Tech Lands USAID Middle East Local Govt Support Contract

Tetra Tech has received a five-year, $47 million contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development for assistance in USAID’s efforts to boost legal and policy frameworks that govern municipalities in the West Bank and Gaza…
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CA Technologies Promotes Interim CFO Kieran McGrath to Full-Time Finance Leadership Role

CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has named Kieran McGrath, previously interim chief financial officer, to executive vice president and CFO in a move that takes effect immediately. McGrath will report directly to CEO Mike Gregoire and manage the company’s global corporate and business unit financial functions, encompassing controller role, treasury, tax, investor relations and risk management functions, CA Technologies said Monday…
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Versar-Johnson Controls JV Lands Air Force Building Renovation Contract

A joint venture of Versar and Johnson Controls‘ federal systems subsidiary has received a $15.5 million contract to repair and renovate the three-story Building 1108 at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts…
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