Posts from GovConWire for 11/16/2016

CGI Federal to Provide DHS Credential Mgmt Support Under $102M Task Order

The General Services Administration has awarded a $102 million task order to CGI Federal  (NYSE: GIB) to provide credentials and authentication management support for a Department of Homeland Security-run cybersecurity program, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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Nadir Ali: Sysorex Targets Govt Business Growth Through Integrio Assets Purchase Deal

Palo Alto, California-based analytics firm Sysorex (Nasdaq: SYRX) has agreed to purchase certain assets of information technology services provider Integrio Technologies in a move to add new contracts and clients to Sysorex’s professional services and government value-added reseller business segments…
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Former CSRA Exec David Rhodes Joins MCR Federal as Civil Programs VP

MCR Federal has appointed Dave Rhodes, former industry general manager for non-health civil agencies at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), as vice president of civil programs. MCR said Tuesday that Rhodes will manage the company’s operational support to civilian agencies and lead its civil portfolio expansion efforts…
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Navy Solicits Proposals for Cybersecurity Support Services

The U.S. Navy‘s Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division has begun to solicit proposals from interested vendors for a range of cybersecurity support services. NAWCWD plans to award a five-year, single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to aid the analysis, design, development, test, integration, deployment and operations of information technology systems and services, according to a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday…
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CSRA’s New Louisiana Tech Facility to Offer Govt IT, Professional Services

CSRA has opened a new facility in Bossier City, Louisiana to support the information technology services company’s federal clients and expects to create around 800 jobs on-site through mid-2018…
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Synack Introduces Govt-Dedicated Crowd Source Intelligence System; Jay Kaplan Comments

Redwood City, California-based security systems provider Synack has unveiled a new crowd source intelligence system in a push to help address requirements of federal, state and local agencies for a government-dedicated security platform…
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GSA to Unveil Cloud-Based Contract Writing Platform Via Common Acquisition Platform Initiative

The General Services Administration plans to launch a cloud-based platform designed to help federal agencies facilitate the contract writing process and integrate with federal financial shared service providers as part of the Common Acquisition Platform program…
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Applied DNA Sciences Receives DLA Microcircuits Order; Janice Meraglia Comments

Applied DNA Sciences has received a new purchase order from the Defense Logistics Agency for the company’s FSC 5962 microcircuits in support of the agency’s DNA program. The company said Tuesday it will supply the microcircuits to the Product Test Center located at DLA’s Columbus, Ohio-based Land and Maritime facility…
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Endeavor Robotics Relocates to New Autonomous Systems Devt Facility in Massachusetts; Sean Bielat Comments

Endeavor Robotics has moved to a 35,000-square-foot facility in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, in an effort to accommodate robot design, development and manufacturing operations. Sean Bielat, CEO of Endeavor Robotics, said in a statement released Tuesday the new headquarters allowed the firm to keep 100 percent of its staff who build robots designed for use in tactical applications…
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DoD Backs Provisional Military Intell Sharing Pact Between Japan, South Korea

The Defense Department has expressed support to a provisional agreement signed by South Korea and Japan to facilitate sharing of military intelligence data between the two countries, the Korea Herald reported Tuesday…
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November 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Post-Election Gain Streak Ends With 1% Decline, US Stocks Advance

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended its four-day post-election gain streak with a 1-percent decline Tuesday as investors sold defense shares that had surged since Donald Trump’s U.S. presidential election victory Nov…
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