Posts from GovConDaily for 08/15/2017

DigitalGlobe, Australia Sign Agreement for Commercial Satellite Imagery Access

DigitalGlobe has entered into a multiyear agreement with Australia’s defense department to provide the Australian government access to the company’s commercial satellite imaging constellation…
Read More
  

Vibrent Health SaaS Precision Medicine Platform Gets NIH Security Certification

Vibrent Health has obtained authorization from the National Institutes of Health to offer its software-as-a-service precision medicine platform to government and commercial customers. The authority to operate confirms that Vibrent’s Learning Health System meets government data security and privacy requirements, the company said Tuesday…
Read More
  

SBA Selects 21 Awardees for Small Business Innovation Support Grants; Linda McMahon Comments

The U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded grants to 21 state and local economic development entities, small business development centers, colleges and universities in support of efforts to foster small business innovation…
Read More
  

Metronome-MobileIron Team Secures DHS SBIR Grant to Develop Mobile Security Tech

A MobileIron–Metronome Software team has received a $749,930 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate to develop technology for first responders to secure mobile device-based sensor systems…
Read More
  

GAO: OMB Should Implement Strategies on Reporting Requirements

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Office of Management and Budget to fully implement the process used to accelerate reporting requirements. GAO said in a report published Monday that it recommended OMB to reference report modification proposals on the President’s annual budget as required under the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010…
Read More
  

Motorola Vet Raghu Rau Elected Quantum Board Chariman

Raghu Rau, a 16-year veteran of telecommunications firm Motorola, has been elected to chair the board of directors at data management and storage company Quantum. He will succeed Paul Auvil, who will remain with the company as a board member, Quantum said Monday…
Read More
  

Singapore Installs Elbit Systems-Made Defensive Suite on Apache, Chinook Helicopters

Singapore’s air force has installed Elbit Systems-made defense electronics suite on its fleet of Boeing-built AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters as part of an effort to boost aircraft survivability and mission capacity, Defense News reported…
Read More
  

Lt. Gen. James Dickinson: DoD Should Innovate to Help Joint Force Defeat ‘Sophisticated’ Adversary

Lt. Gen. James Dickinson, commanding general of the U.S. Army‘s Space and Missile Defense Command and Forces Strategic Command, has said the Defense Department must work to accelerate the pace of military innovation to help the joint force a sophisticated adversarial threat…
Read More
  

Centripetal Demos AI-Powered Cyber Analysis Platform

Centripetal Networks has demonstrated its artificial intelligence-based cyber analysis platform at the 2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase hosted by the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D…
Read More
  

Peter Smith: American Systems to Continue Army Security Assistance Training Support Under Potential $250M Contract

American Systems plans to offer a range of aviation training services to the U.S. Army‘s Security Assistance Training Management Organization under a potential five-year, $250 million contract awarded in May…
Read More
  

Forcepoint Participates in DoD Intell Info System Conference

The Raytheon-led cybersecurity venture Forcepoint will feature a range of data protection products at the 2017 Department of Defense Intelligence Information System Worldwide Conference that kicked off Sunday and runs through Wednesday…
Read More
  

VIDEO: USS George Washington RCH Arrival

Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived at Newport News Shipbuilding on Friday, Aug. 3 for its refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH). While at NNS, the ship will undergo extensive maintenance and modernization work…
Read More