Posts from GovConDaily for 09/14/2017

eGlobalTech Lands TSA IT Security Support Contract

The Transportation Security Administration has awarded eGlobalTech a contract to help TSA’s information assurance and cybersecurity division secure information systems at the agency. The company said Wednesday it will also help update IAD’s risk management system, develop security policies and assess security controls in efforts to maintain the division’s compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act…
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Virtustream Seeks to Expand Cloud Footprint Through Iron Mountain Data Center

Dell Technologies‘ Virtustream business will co-locate enterprise cloud services in a Northern Virgina-based Iron Mountain data center under an expanded partnership between the two companies. Virtustream selected the Northern Virginia-based facility based on its security, scalability and compliance with FISMA High, HIPAA, PCI-DSS Level 1, SOC 2 Type II, SOC 3 and ISO 27001 requirements, Iron Mountain said Thursday…
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Cyxtera’s Greg Touhill: Data ‘Overclassification’ Can Delay Govt Cyber Incident Response

Greg Touhill, president of Cyxtera Technologies‘ federal group, has said that overclassifying information can slow down the federal government’s response to cybersecurity challenges, MeriTalk reported Wednesday…
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Lockheed, Elbit Systems Team Up to Pursue UK Navy EW Tech Modernization Program

Lockheed Martin has partnered with Elbit Systems‘ U.K. arm to develop a technology offering for the British navy’s electronic warfare modernization program. Both companies signed a teaming agreement to pursue the Maritime Electronic Warfare Program that seeks to update EW systems on Royal Navy destroyers, frigates, amphibious assault ships and the service branch’s future submarines, said Wednesday…
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Cubic to Demo Training, C4ISR Systems at Air, Space & Cyber Conference; Dave Buss, Mike Twyman Comment

Cubic will exhibit a range of virtual and air combat training platforms at the three-day Air, Space & Cyber Conference that will kick off on Sept. 18 in National Harbor, Maryland. The company said Wednesday its mission solutions and global defense businesses will demonstrate several training tools such as Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation training platforms, Social Media Analytic Replication Toolkit and Synthetic ISR…
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LMI, Alion Science Vet Manik Rath Joins C2 Technologies as COO

Manik Rath, formerly a senior vice president at LMI, has been named chief operating officer at Vienna, Virginia-based human capital and information technology services provider C2 Technologies. Rath has more than two decades’ experience in human capital, IT and management consulting in the public sector in support of intelligence and defense agencies, C2 Technologies said Wednesday…
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Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker: Defense Spending Modifications Affected Naval Aviation Enterprise Readiness

Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker, commander of the Naval Air Forces, said at the 61st Annual Tailhook Convention held Saturday that the ripple effects of defense spending cuts have impacted readiness efforts across the Naval Aviation Enterprise…
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Northrop Showcases Missile Defense Tech at Poland Defense Industry Exhibition

Northrop Grumman presented its missile defense platform at the International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO that ran from Sept. 5 to 8 in Kielce, Poland. The company said Thursday it showcased its integrated air and missile defense command and control system; Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar platform; Integrated Battle Management System; and Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System…
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Boeing to Produce Additional Super Hornet Aircraft Under $677M Navy Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a $676.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build and deliver six Lot 41 F/A-18E and eight F/A-18F Super Hornet jets. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will perform work in Arizona, California, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Texas, Canada and other locations within the U…
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PacStar to Supply Networking, Communications Products to Marine Corps

PacStar has secured a $10 million contract from the Defense Department to provide networking and communications products for the U.S. Marine Corps‘ Networking On-The-Move program. The company said Tuesday it will supply the military branch with PacStar 400-Series products such as rugged, small form factor modules designed to offer command and control communications capacity for tactical vehicles…
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VIDEO: Southcom Cracks Down on Drug Trafficking

U.S. Southern Command seized more than $42 billion worth of narcotics in 2016 after the combatant command teamed up with other federal and law enforcement agencies to combat drug trafficking within its area of responsibility…
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