Posts from GovConDaily for 10/25/2017

Foreign Hacking Group Targets Cybersecurity Conference Attendees With Phishing Campaign

Cisco‘s Talos threat intelligence team has discovered a malicious campaign by a suspected Russian hacking group that targeted prospective attendees of a cyber conflict and security conference to be held in the U…
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Avaya’s Govt Arm, collab9 Form Cloud Unified Comms Partnership; Jerry Dotson Comments

Avaya‘s government solutions business and collab9 have signed a partnership agreement to offer unified communications services to federal agencies. Avaya said Wednesday its Aura Communication Manager product suite is part of collab9’s unified communications-as-a-service platform certified through the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program…
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Navy Conducts 1st F-35C Flight Operations Aboard USS Carl Vinson Carrier

The U.S. Navy‘s first F-35 Joint Striker Fighter variant underwent a flight exercise Oct. 18 aboard an aircraft carrier off the Southern California coast as the aircraft prepares to reach initial operating capability…
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Orbital ATK Delivers 100,000th Motor for Hellfire Missile; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK has delivered the 100,000th unit of its tactical motor for the AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-surface missiles that the U.S. military and 16 allied countries currently use. The company said Wednesday it conducted a ceremony early October in recognition of the delivery numbers and the more than 250 employees and partners who have worked under the Hellfire program…
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Defense Innovation Board Members: New Career Paths Could Help DoD Address Talent Mgmt Challenges

Members of the Defense Innovation Board have called on the Defense Department to consider developing new career options to help address department-wide personnel management issues, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday…
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DLA Taps Triumph to Deliver C-5 Landing Gear Rotary Actuators

Triumph Group has received a two-year $22.9 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to deliver spare rotary actuators to be used on the main landing gear of the U.S. Air Force‘s C-5 Galaxy aircraft…
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Raytheon-Forcepoint-NCSA Survey: Millennials’ Cyber Career Interest Remains Unchanged; Dave Wajsgras Comments

A survey commissioned by Raytheon, Forcepoint and the National Cyber Security Alliance has found that only 38 percent of millennials said they are willing to pursue a career in the cybersecurity field…
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US-CERT Warns of ‘Bad Rabbit’ Ransomware Attacks

The U.S. government has released a notice about a new ransomware that homed in on media companies in Russia and transportation systems in Ukraine, CNN Tech reported Wednesday. The ransomware attack was also identified in other countries such as the U…
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Leidos’ Roger Krone: Georgia Tech Engineered Biosystems Facility to Seek Chronic Disease Treatments

Georgia Tech officially named the engineered biosystems building after Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, and his wife Helen during the university’s homecoming festivities held Friday in Atlanta…
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Marillyn Hewson: Extended Continuing Resolution Would Affect 2018 Lockheed Orders

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said the company’s 2018 orders and backlog levels could take a hit if Congress passes another stopgap measure to fund U.S. government operations, CNBC reported Tuesday…
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VIDEO: 2ID Week

Join 2nd Infantry Division as they celebrate their centennial birthday. Help celebrate 100 years of Second To None service to our nation. The 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-US Combined Division has a proud and honorable history which reflects the heart of the American Soldier…
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