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Lockheed Martin’s Joint Strike Fighter Lab Selects Spirent

Government Security News Magazine | Mar 4, 2015

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has selected Spirent Federal Systems to provide GPS/INS simulation systems for its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Mission Systems Integration Lab (MSIL). The Spirent simulators being supplied will enable the...

Blog: Hillary’s Cyber Gaffe: Why Bother Spending On Security?

MeriTalk | Mar 3, 2015

Revelations that Hillary Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as Secretary of State should scare the hell out of CIOs. The government spends $14 billion a year on cybersecurity, but no amount of spending...

San Francisco Focuses IoT Platform On Energy Data Streams

GCN | Mar 3, 2015

The 5D Smart San Francisco 2030 District, a joint undertaking of the city of San Francisco, software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform provider CityZenith and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, is moving from a prototype to a deployment state, according...

Smartvue Puts Video Surveillance In Azure Government Cloud

GCN | Mar 3, 2015

Given the growing use of video surveillance, government security directors have been faced with challenges of how to manage security implementation and scalability. Many federal, state, local and tribal governments have turned to the cloud for its...

ICITE Faces 'cultural Resistance'

FCW | Mar 3, 2015

Former acting DIA Director David Shedd says it could be five years before ICITE is fully in place. Bureaucratic resistance is slowing the intelligence community’s adoption of a common IT architecture, according to former acting Defense...

GSA Looks To Upgrade Job Vacancy Management System

GCN | Mar 3, 2015

The General Services Administration is conducting market research for a system that would automate most of the checks, screening, assessments and general processes that go into finding and evaluating the best qualified people to fill agency job...

3 Lessons Privacy And Security Teams Can Learn From Each Other

Government Health IT | Mar 3, 2015

Remember the old Reese's Peanut Butter Cups commercial, where the guy's chocolate bar lands in the girl's peanut butter, and they discovered "two great tastes that taste great together?" Privacy and security are no different. In many organizations...

When Congress And Cloud Collided

i360Gov | Mar 3, 2015

Nextgov: At a House Armed Services Committee hearing last week on the Defense Department's IT investments, Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., mused whether "cloud" didn't really stand for "Chinese Love Our Updated Data." Read article

CyTech Services Welcomes Michael Alexiou As COO

Government Security News Magazine | Mar 3, 2015

Manasses, VA-based CyTech Services (CyTech) CEO Ben Cotton has announced Michael Alexiou as Chief Operating Officer. CyTech is a supporter of government, commercial and legal community clients by turning data into action -- providing a timely and...

Departing DISA Director Plans For Smooth Transition

FCW | Mar 2, 2015

Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. (Image: af.mil) In more than three years at the helm of the Defense Information Systems Agency, Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins has earned a reputation as a cost-cutter, an attribute prized by Pentagon leadership in a an...

Cites Tap Yelp To Improve Health Inspection Process

GCN | Mar 2, 2015

Not only is Yelp helping people find great restaurants, it’s also helping health inspectors target offenders and pushing restaurants to clean up their act. Today, cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Evanston, Ill., and Raleigh, N.C. have...

The White House Is Now A Great Stepping Stone For Cushy Tech Careers

Next Gov | Mar 2, 2015

The White House turns out to be a great stepping stone for a cushy career in tech. The recent, high-profile hires of Jay Carney, president Obama's former press secretary, by Amazon and David Plouffe, Obama's former campaign manager, by Uber...

Industry Dives Into NS2020 Draft

FCW | Mar 2, 2015

(Image: Sergey Nivens / Shutterstock) Industry is beginning to digest the 13 documents and several hundred pages of the draft request for proposals for the General Services Administration's next big telecommunications effort. GSA released a...

3 Paths To Efficiency Via IT Automation

GCN | Mar 2, 2015

INDUSTRY INSIGHT Government IT environments are growing larger in scale and more complex than ever. At the same time, demands for leaner, more efficient and cost-effective delivery of services and the secure exchange of information with the public...

Blog: DISA Cloud Pricing – MilCloud Laps RACE?

MeriTalk | Mar 2, 2015

SHARE: True to their word, Terry Halvorsen and Major General Alan Lynn released milCloud pricing on Friday. Here's the chance for industry to see the competitor's price card. Some observations. Let's start with the definition -milCloud is designed...

Air Force Weather Satellite Explodes In Orbit

Defense Systems | Mar 2, 2015

C4ISR Air Force weather satellite explodes in orbit By Defense Systems StaffMar 02, 2015 An artist's rendering of a DMSP satellite in orbit. A 20-yearold military weather satellite that apparently exploded while in orbit last month was the oldest...

Army Aims To Speed Up Data Fusion On The Battlefield

Defense Systems | Mar 2, 2015

C4ISR Army aims to speed up data fusion on the battlefield By Kevin McCaneyMar 02, 2015With the military adding more sensors in battlefield scenarios, one of its next goals is better data fusion-the ability to combine data from multiple, sometime...

Draft RFP For NS2020 Debuts

FCW | Mar 2, 2015

Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Thomas Sharpe and other Government Services Administration officials had said all along that they wanted to release the Network Services 2020 draft request for proposals in February. They made it with...

CIA To Launch Private App Store Next Month

i360Gov | Mar 2, 2015

Federal Times: The Central Intelligence Agency just stood up a private cloud environment on infrastructure built by Amazon Web Services and, taking a cue from the private sector, is getting ready to launch an app marketplace next month. Read article

Applied DNA Sciences Expands DigitalDNA Software And Services Platform

Government Security News Magazine | Mar 2, 2015

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions, has announced the expansion of its digitalDNA software and services platform to enable customers' business process controls...

IneoQuest Joins Network Intelligence Alliance

Government Security News Magazine | Mar 2, 2015

Mansfield, MA-based IneoQuest Technologies, a provider of video analytics and service assurance solutions, has announced that it has become a member of the Network Intelligence Alliance (NI Alliance), an industry organization created for...