Posts from GovCon Daily 11/15/2016

NIST Taps Gemalto for Digital Driver’s License Pilot Program

Gemalto has received a two-year government grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to team up with Colorado, Idaho, Maryland and Washington D.C. on a pilot program for the development of digital driver’s licenses…
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Ashton Carter: DoD’s Partnership With Commercial Tech Groups Key to US Military Readiness

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the Defense Department’s partnership with innovation and commercial technology communities helps the U.S. military to be agile and ready for future threats, DoD News reported Monday…
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DoD Launches Crowdsourcing Initiative to Address Operational Challenges

The Defense Department’s Office of Strategy and Force Development has launched a crowdsourcing initiative to gather ideas in support of DoD efforts to address operational challenges, DoD News reported Monday…
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Accenture Report: 70% of Govt Agencies Eye Emerging Technologies

An Accenture survey says 70 percent of government agencies evaluate the potential of “emerging” technologies such as advanced analytics, Internet of Things, intelligent process automation, video analytics, biometrics, machine learning and natural language processing…
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Vormetric’s Wayne Lewandowski: Cloud Encryption Gateways Can Help Agencies Address Cloud Security Issues

Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of federal operations at Vormetric, has said that cloud encryption gateways can help address security concerns on the delivery of agencies’  sensitive data to third-party cloud service providers…
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General Atomics Makes Angel One Aircraft Available for Humanitarian Delivery Efforts

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems unit will offer its unmanned Angel One aircraft to assist humanitarian food and medical supply delivery efforts across the world General Atomics Aeronautical Systems said Monday the aircraft will work to deliver at least 8,500 pounds of daily ration packets to inaccessible locations such as those affected by war or natural disasters…
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CACI Awards Dr. Jennifer & Dr. Jack London Medal for Distinguished Service to Peter Chiarelli

CACI International has awarded its first Dr. Jennifer and Dr. Jack London Medal for Distinguished Service to Peter Chiarelli, a retired U.S. Army general, in recognition of his efforts in the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury…
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FireEye, Thomson Reuters, Pillsbury Form Cyber Risk Mgmt Alliance

Thomson Reuters, FireEye and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman have forged an alliance with the goal to help corporations comply with new regulations and address risks associated with cybersecurity. FireEye said Monday the alliance will offer resources from a multi-pronged approach to cybersecurity risk and assessment and due diligence that merges legal counsel, technical assessments and managed services to aid compliance with internal, external and regulatory standards…
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ICF to Support New York Transportation Corridor Mgmt Project; Anne Choate Comments

ICF has received nearly $7 million in additional funds to assist the New York Department of Transportation in efforts to manage the state’s corridors in a multimodal manner. The company said Monday it will provide program development, operational, marketing, outreach and customer services to downstate programs and extend these programs across the upstate area…
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Deltek FedFocus Speakers Preview Uncertain Period With Shift to New Trump Administration

Ways for government contractors to plan during a time of uncertainty with the transition into a new Donald Trump administration and align business strategies with the future president’s policy priorities were the central talking points of Deltek’s “FedFocus 2017” event Monday at National Harbor, Md…
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