Posts from GovConDaily for 10/13/2017

Thales Picks Nine Startups to Join Cyber Program at France-Based Business Hub

Thales has selected nine startup companies to join a six-month, cybersecurity-focused business development program led by the company at the Station F startup campus in France. The company said Wednesday that it looks to bolster its cybersecurity portfolio and foster innovation through partnerships between startups, small and medium-size enterprises as well as the larger industry…
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SAIC Extends IT Support for EPA’s Online Environmental Data Portal

Science Applications International Corp. has secured a bridge task order to extend the company’s information technology support for an Environmental Protection Agency website that offers public access to various environment-related databases…
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GAO Recommends FirstNet to Address Tribal Stakeholders’ Concerns on Public-Safety Broadband Network

The Government Accountability Office urged the First Responder Network Authority in June to consider tribal stakeholders’ concerns regarding the future Public-Safety Broadband Network and evaluate long-term staffing requirements for the effort…
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GAO: Commerce Dept & NIST Should Address Physical Security Gaps

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Commerce Department and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to take steps to address challenges facing NIST’s physical security efforts…
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ServiceNow Survey: 77% of Federal Execs Say Intelligent Work Automation Tech Needed Within 5 Years

A new ServiceNow survey shows that 77 percent of federal government executives say their agencies need to increase use of intelligent automation platforms over the next five years to help address increasing workloads…
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Rob McHale Receives ExecutiveBiz’s 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiter Award

ExecutiveBiz is pleased to name Rob McHale, Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry, as a recipient of its 2017 Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiters Award. Mr. McHale has conducted multiple executive search assignments within the public sector technology marketplace, encompassing many functions of the executive suite with a concentration on CEO/general management, sales and marketing, as well as technology roles…
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Tetra Tech to Support USAID Clean Energy Programs in Central Asia

Tetra Tech has received a four-year, $24 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from to support the U.S. Agency for International Development‘s efforts to accelerate adoption of clean energy services throughout Central Asia…
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Reports: General Dynamics to Help Romania Produce Armored Vehicles

Romania’s ministry of economy has inked a memorandum of understanding and cooperation agreement with General Dynamics to produce armored vehicles in the country, Govnet reported Tuesday. The Romanian administration said in a government press release that the state-owned Mecanica Plant Bucharest will team up with General Dynamics to produce and deliver Piranha 5 vehicles for the Romanian armed forces…
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Army, Industry Collaborate to Develop Military Telemedicine Platform

The Army Medical Materiel Agency collaborates with industry partners to build a medical technology designed to automatically document patient data and track medication during the branch’s medical evacuation missions…
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Strategy and Management Services to Aid Navy EOD Expeditionary Support Unit

Strategy and Management Services has landed a potential five-year contract to offer administrative, customer service and technical support services for the U.S. Navy‘s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit TWO…
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KBR’s Energo to Conduct Guidance Study for BSEE

KBR‘s Energo subsidiary has received a contract from the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to conduct an integrity management guidance study on the Gulf of Mexico’s Tension Leg Platforms…
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Progeny to Help DHS Create Mobile App Development Security Framework

Progeny Systems has received a $749,928 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to craft a framework to secure mobile application development and deployment processes…
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Saab to Update Norway’s Air Surveillance Radars

NATO has awarded Saab a contract of an undisclosed value to modernize three ground-based phased array radars that were built to help the Norwegian air force military detect aerial threats. Saab said Wednesday it will update software and replace obsolete hardware of SINDRE I air surveillance radars in Norway…
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VIDEO – Presenting the Financial Integrity Network

Presenting the Financial Integrity Network​: FIN delivers an array of strategic, advisory, and technical services to a diverse and select group of governments, financial institutions, and sectoral clients…
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