Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 01/19/2017

FBI Selects Accenture for Potential $100M HR Application Services BPA

The FBI has awarded a potential seven-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal business for services to modernize existing applications in the bureau’s human resources systems as part of an ongoing digital transformation initiative…
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Gregory Touhill Exits Role as Federal Chief Information Security Officer

Gregory Touhill, federal chief information security officer, has stepped down Tuesday following a four-month stint as head of civilian cybersecurity policies within the Office of Management and Budget, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday…
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Dell Technologies Subsidiary’s GRC Platform Earns Common Criteria EAL 2+ Certification

Dell Technologies‘ RSA subsidiary has secured a Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2+ certification for its governance, risk management and compliance platform through an evaluation by Leidos’ Common Criteria Testing Laboratory…
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Northrop Teams With Lufthansa Technik, Air France Industries to Maintain Australia’s KC-30A Tanker Fleet

Northrop Grumman has entered into separate partnership agreements with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Lufthansa Technik to provide through-life support services for Australia’s fleet of KC-30A multirole tanker transport planes…
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DoD Taps Smartronix for On-Site Managed IT Services; John Parris Comments

Smartronix has secured a task order through a National Institutes of Health-run information technology contract vehicle to provide on-site managed services to  the Defense Department. The company said Wednesday it will deliver cloud services such as infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service to DoD and department-approved mission partners on premises…
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OASIS, Tech Firms Seek to Advance Use of Standard Format for Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure

The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards has partnered with technology firms and other organizations to advance the adoption of a standard format designed to automate reporting of cyber vulnerabilities…
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CenturyLink Secures Multistate Cooperative Contract to Offer Cloud Services

CenturyLink has received a 10-year contract to offer cloud and managed services to state and local government agencies that participate in the NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization. The company said Wednesday the NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Master Agreement is awarded to cloud service providers with offerings that meet security and data protection standards…
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Cambridge to Help FEMA Update Natl Preparedness Integrated Exercise System

Cambridge International Systems has secured a prime contract to update a system the Federal Emergency Management Agency uses to plan, conduct and assess preparedness based exercises. Maryland-based Cambridge said Jan…
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Sam Gordy: IBM to Provide Army IaaS Support, Build Private Cloud Platform Under $62M Task Order

IBM will build and operate an on-premise private cloud platform and provide infrastructure-as-a-service support under a potential five-year, $62 million task order with the U.S. Army. The company said Wednesday it will design the cloud platform for the service branch’s Redstone Arsenal facility in Alabama as part of the Army Private Cloud Enterprise program…
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ManTech to Continue Navy Ship Maintenance & Logistics Info Systems Support

ManTech International has secured an $11.2 million contract option to continue support work on the U.S. Navy‘s Ship Maintenance and Logistics Information Systems program. The exercised option covers engineering support in areas such as information technology life cycle planning, operations, sustainment, documentation, program management, application technical refresh, testing and training, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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VIDEO: USS Makin Island Underway

U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations (Jan. 9, 2017) Aerial video of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) underway in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. The ship and its amphibious ready group are deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts…
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