Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/19/2017

USAF Sec. Heather Wilson’s POC Event Keynote Pushes for More Resources to Elevate Space Domain

U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson has emphasized during her keynote speech at a forum hosted by Executive Mosaic‘s Potomac Officers Club that the U.S. needs to establish readiness for potential conflict in the space domain…
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Box to Help FDA Implement Cloud Content Mgmt Platform

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has selected Redwood City, California-based Box to provide a cloud content management platform for FDA’s information technology modernization project. Sonny Hashmi, managing director of Box’s global government business, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday the company will help FDA digitize and automate processes that leverage content portal for agency personnel to collaborate and exchange data with internal and external parties…
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Avaya, collab9 Partner to Offer FedRAMP-Compliant Unified Comms Products; Jerry Dotson Comments

Avaya‘s government solutions business has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for its unified communications product line through a partnership with collab9…
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Capt. Emily Grabowski: Raytheon Works to Meet USAF Small Diameter Bomb Delivery Schedule

Capt. Emily Grabowski, a U.S. Air Force spokeswoman, has said the service branch believes Raytheon could supply enough Small Diameter Bomb II units for integration onto the F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft by 2019, Bloomberg reported Thursday…
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SAIC Taps Kinetics to Support Marine AAV Production, Deployment Phase

Kinetics Drive Solutions will serve as a subcontractor of Science Applications International Corp. on the production and deployment phase of the U.S. Marine Corps‘ Amphibious Assault Vehicle Survivability Upgrade program…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Shaun Bierweiler, VP of U.S. Public Sector at Hortonworks, Inc.

“A change from the status quo is a difficult cultural shift to overcome, especially for public sector agencies–but not impossible.” EM: You’ve been at the intersection of technology and business as professional in the public sector for over 15 years…
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Leonardo Completes Cyber Service Delivery to NATO Facilities

Leonardo has wrapped up the delivery of a cyber monitoring and response service to multiple NATO locations under an expanded contract. The company said Wednesday it worked with the NATO Communications and Information Agency to deploy the NATO Cyber Incident Response Capability – Full Operational Capability service to approximately 70,000 NATO users…
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Huntington Ingalls Names Matt Needy Newport News Shipbuilding Operations VP

Matt Needy, formerly vice president of the Virginia-class submarine program and fleet services at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, has been appointed VP of operations at the same division…
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Unisys Lands $60M Contract to Support Australia’s Immigration and Border Protection Unit

Unisys has secured a potential three-year, $60.4 million contract extension to provide managed end-user computing and infrastructure support services for staff members of Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection around the world…
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NIST to Demo CyberX Industrial Cybersurity Platform

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has partnered with cybersecurity startup CyberX to test the company’s industrial cybersecurity platform. NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence will demonstrate the CyberX ICS tool in simulated manufacturing environments with human-machine interfaces, programmable logic controllers and operational technology protocols, the company said Thursday…
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CenturyLink’s Cynthia Shelton to Speak at NATO Conference’s Women in Cybersecurity Forum

Cynthia Shelton, director of special program sales for government markets at CenturyLink, is scheduled to speak today, Oct. 19, at the three-day NATO Information Assurance Symposium that kicked off Tuesday in Mons, Belgium…
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BAE, Cammell Laird to Compete for UK Type 31e Frigate Construction Program

BAE Systems has teamed up with shipbuilding company Cammell Laird to compete for the Type 31e frigate development program as part of the U.K. defense ministry’s National Shipbuilding Strategy. The U…
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Octo Consulting Gets DOJ IT Transformation Support Contract

Octo Consulting Group has secured a potential three-year, $5.9 million contract to help the Justice Department transform management and technical processes for DOJ’s information technology projects through the use of agile development methodology…
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VIDEO: Stratcom Commander Outlines Strategic Deterrence in 21st Century

Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, says his command must focus on many domains, including space and cyber, to deter America’s adversaries.
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