Posts from GovConDaily 02/08/2017

David Berteau, Professional Services Council CEO, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Industry Advocacy Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to unveil David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Kirk Dye on Engility’s Key Civilian Bookings in 2016 & His Keys to GovCon HR Strategies

Kirk Dye transitioned in February 2016 to a new role as federal civilian business leader for Engility Corp. after nearly two years as senior vice president of human capital strategies at the Chantilly, Va…
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Ashley Bunce Named Executive Director for NDIA’s Women in Defense Affiliate

Ashley Bunce, formerly associate director for the National Defense Industrial Association’s Women in Defense affiliate, has been named executive director of WID. NDIA said Monday Bunce will oversee the organization’s strategic direction, external relationships and programs that seek to facilitate professional networking and leadership development for women in national security…
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Former Transportation CIO Richard Mckinney Details Agency’s Network Security Mgmt Effort

Richard McKinney, former chief information officer at the Transportation Department, has said Riverbed‘s performance monitoring and diagnostics tools helped the department detect 200 unexpected devices on its networks, FedTech Magazine reported Friday…
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French Defense Procurement Agency Taps Airbus DS-ENGIE Ineo Team for Air Operations Comms Network

The French defense procurement agency has awarded a team consisting of ENGIE Ineo and Airbus‘ defense and space business an eight-year contract for a communications network that will help manage the air operations of the country’s defense ministry…
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Reports: Air Force to Operate A-10 Aircraft Through 2021

Air Force Chief of Staff David Goldfein has said the U.S. Air Force will continue to use the A-10 Warthog aircraft for the service branch’s close-air support missions until 2021, Defense News reported Tuesday…
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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day for Electromagnetic Biosignaling Identification Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will conduct a Proposers Day via webcast on Feb. 21 to discuss the RadioBio program that aims to determine whether purposeful signaling through electromagnetic waves occurs between biological cells…
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House Committee Report: Airports Lack ‘Full Employee Screening’ at Access Points

A new report by the House Homeland Security Committee has found that a majority of U.S. airports do not implement “full employee screening” at access points and that conflict between government and industry stakeholders hampers efforts to build up aviation security…
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State Dept’s Michele Markoff: UN Group Should Encourage Member States to Adopt Existing Cyber Rules

Michele Markoff, deputy coordinator for cyber issues at the State Department, has said a United Nations group of cybersecurity experts should focus on how to encourage member states to implement existing cyber rules instead of developing new norms, Defense One reported Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Mixed Reality Training

See the latest in virtual 3D training.
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