Posts from GovCon Daily 11/29/2016

Wanda Gamble on Battelle’s Federal Health Analytics Collaborations & Agencies’ Precision Medicine Goals

Wanda Gamble oversees the health and analytics unit at Battelle as a vice president for the nonprofit science and research organization whose federal healthcare clients include the departments of Health and Human Services and Veterans Affairs, HHS components and the Military Health System…
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Red Hat’s Paul Smith Talks Open Source Tech for Govt Digital Transformation Initiatives

Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Red Hat‘s U.S. public sector business, has identified the use of open source in development models as a “de facto setting” for digital transformation initiatives at agencies…
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Northrop Passes Two Milestones for Joint DARPA-ONR ‘Tern’ UAS Program

Northrop Grumman has passed two milestones for a joint program between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research that requires the company to develop an unmanned aerial system for multiple medium altitude, long endurance missions…
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Mark Testoni: 19 Veterans Complete SAP NS2 Nonprofit Arm’s IT Training Program

SAP National Security Services’ nonprofit organization has certified a group of 19 military veterans who underwent an information technology training program designed to help them land jobs in the IT industry, the Andrews Gazette reported Wednesday…
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FAA: California Records Highest Number of Unauthorized Drone Incidents Among US States

The Federal Aviation Administration has found that California had the most number of reported unauthorized unmanned aircraft systems incidents among U.S. states from October 2015 to September 2016. California accounted for 21 percent out of approximately 1,744 disclosed UAS encounters nationwide, according to a California State Threat Assessment Center joint public safety bulletin posted Nov…
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Lockheed Restructures Training & Logistics Business

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a new strategy for the company’s training and logistics business as part of efforts to optimize development costs and efficiency. Lockheed said Monday its existing training and logistics products will be categorized into five areas named SciosView, SciosTrain, SciosTest, SciosLive and SciosReady…
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William Lynn: Partnerships With Israeli Firms Help DRS Field Tech Platforms in Support of US Military

William Lynn, chairman and CEO of DRS Technologies, has said partnerships with Israel-based firms have helped DRS facilitate the integration and deployment of Israel-made technology platforms in the U…
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GAO: DoD Should Update Workload Shortfall Calculation Guidance, Offer Congress More Info

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Defense Department update guidance on the calculation of workload shortfalls and provide Congress with additional information on future reports to help bolster oversight…
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NIH’s NIAID Institute Seeks Strategic Planning, Analytical Support for Clinical Research Division

The National Institute of Health‘s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has issued a sources sought notice to gather information on small businesses that can offer  support services to NIAID’s division of clinical research…
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Trustwave Receives Army Networthiness Certification for Database Security Platforms

Trustwave has obtained Certificates of Networthiness from the U.S. Army for the company’s database security platforms that work to secure and automate data collection. The company said Monday its Trustwave DbProtect and AppDetective Pro can now be used in the Army Enterprise Infrastructure to help automate the collection and evaluation of database ecosystem information…
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Raytheon Demos Cyber, Electromagnetic Battle Mgmt Tool; Frank Pietryka Comments

Raytheon has demonstrated the interoperability of the company’s cyber and electromagnetic battle management tool with an electronic warfare asset management system used by the U.S. Marine Corps. The company said Monday it integrated the CEMBM tool into Raptor-X to showcase how the unified system could facilitate data sharing across the joint battlespace environment…
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GSA Issues Vulnerability Disclosure Rule for Technology Transformation Service-Run Systems

The General Services Administration’s technology transformation service organization has released a new policy that seeks to help security researchers report cyber vulnerabilities in TTS-run systems…
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