Posts from GovCon Daily 11/22/2016

Former Honeywell Defense & Space Chief Carey Smith Joins Parsons as Federal Unit Head

Carey Smith, former president of Honeywell‘s (NYSE: HON) defense and space business, has joined Parsons Corp. as president of the Pasadena, Calif.-based engineering and infrastructure services contractor’s U…
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NIJ Unveils Final Version of Smart Gun Tech Baseline Specs

The National Institute of Justice has released the final version of baseline specifications for minimum technical requirements that law enforcement agencies will seek from potential providers of smart gun technology…
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CACI Receives Defense Dept Travel Call Center Support Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received a $26 million task order from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic organization to provide travel call center support to the Defense Department…
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Saab to Help Army Implement Training System Interoperability Updates

Saab has secured three orders from the U.S. Army‘s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation to implement interoperability updates to two of the military branch’s training systems…
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Booz Allen Co-Hosts Online Crowdsourcing Hackathon

Booz Allen Hamilton has co-hosted an onsite and online crowdsourcing hackathon at the firm’s innovation center in Washington, D.C. to present the impacts of crowdsourced development in the federal sector…
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GAO: Navy Should Designate Specific Unit to Oversee Assessments of New Contracting Strategy Implementation

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the U.S. Navy assign systematic assessment tasks on the implementation of the service branch’s Multiple Award Contract, Multi Order contracting strategy to a single entity…
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Navy Survey Highlights Use of Automated Range Mgmt System; Leonard Garcia Comments

The Navy Installations Command has highlighted in a new survey what it sees as benefits of an automated range management system to the military branch’s warfighters. The survey covered criteria such as time and manpower savings, data collection, efficiency and effectiveness and the benefits for continued usage, the Navy said Friday…
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NASA Experts Provide Tech Support to GeNO, SeaDek Marine Products via Regional Economic Devt Program

Subject-matter experts at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida have provided technical support to SeaDek Marine Products and GeNO as part of the agency’s Regional Economic Development program that seeks to increase partnership between the center and local businesses…
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Fortinet Forecasts 2017 Cybersecurity Trends in Cloud, Internet of Things

Fortinet predicts cyber threat actors to exploit approximately 20 billion internet of things-based endpoint devices in order to perform attacks on cloud environments as well as obtain money from victims through ransomware in 2017…
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Pentagon Unveils Website Vulnerability Disclosure Rule, Army’s Cyber Bug Hunting Challenge

The Defense Department has introduced a new policy that seeks to help computer security researchers detect and disclose cyber vulnerabilities in DoD websites and a “bug bounty” challenge that aims to authorize hackers to perform vulnerability identification in the U…
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