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  1. Executive Spotlight: Interview with Jones Tallent, CFO for Merlin International

    07.26 / 16:57 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    The goal of the government contracting world should be to provide goods and services to the federal government in the most convenient, cheapest, effective manner…That is a noble goal…” ExecutiveBiz: Please tell us about your background and previous experience and how it prepared you for your current position with Merlin. Jones Tallent: I’ve been fortunate […
  2. HII Subsidiary Completes Builder’s Sea Trials of ‘Ralph Johnson’ Destroyer Ship

    07.26 / 14:54 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding unit has conducted builder’s sea trials on an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer built for the U.S. Navy. HII said Tuesday it tested the combat, main propulsion and other systems of USS Ralph Johnson for more than three days in the Gulf of Mexico. “DDG 114’s sea trials showcase the skill of our […
  3. Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests RS-25 Flight Engine Controller for NASA SLS Rocket; Eileen Drake Comments

    07.26 / 13:48 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Aerojet Rocketdyne has tested its third RS-25 engine flight controller, which will support the launch of a future NASA heavy lift rocket, at the space agency’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The RS-25 flight controller was designed to help operate vehicles and monitor the health of engines using real-time adjustments to combustion pressures, turbopump speeds…
  4. Sera-Brynn Becomes Certified FedRAMP Third Party Assessor

    07.26 / 13:48 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Sera-Brynn has been accredited as an independent third party assessment organization under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The 3PAO certification authorizes Sera-Brynn to evaluate cloud service providers’ compliance with FedRAMP requirements, the cybersecurity audit and advisory firm said Tuesday. Heather Engel, Sera-Brynn chief strategy officer, said the 3PAO designation will help the company expand its service [&…
  5. Accenture Report: First Half of 2017 Saw Increased Use of Deception Tactics, Rise in Ransomware

    07.26 / 13:48 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    A new report from Accenture’s security business has found that organizations have experienced a rise in ransomware attacks and use of phishing campaigns and deception tactics such as steganography, anti-analysis code and command-and-control servers during the first half of 2017. The 2017 Cyber Threatscape Report is based on research and analysis conducted by Accenture Security’s iDefense […
  6. Battelle Demos Anti-Drone Tech Platform at DoD Event

    07.26 / 12:49 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Battelle has showcased the features of its new anti-drone technology to potential buyers during the Defense Department‘s annual Black Dart event in Florida. The nonprofit said Tuesday it has sold more than 200 units of the man-portable DroneDefender system to DoD, the Department of Homeland Security and international customers. DroneDefender is equipped with radio control frequency disruption technology [&…
  7. D-Wave to Provide Oak Ridge National Lab Cloud Access to Quantum Computing Platform

    07.26 / 11:49 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    D-Wave Systems has agreed to provide the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory cloud access to its D-Wave 2000Q quantum computing system in an effort to advance development of hybrid computing applications. D-Wave will collaborate with Tennessee-based ORNL to leverage the quantum computer to help address DOE’s environmental, energy, nuclear and other scientific challenges through [&#…
  8. Executive Spotlight: Interview with Alli Kujawa, Director of Talent Services for John Hopkins APL

    07.26 / 09:45 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    “Innovation is who we are and why we were established.” Please tell our readers about your role for John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Aili Kujawa: The John Hopkins University Applied Physics lab performs research and development on behalf of the Department of Defense, NASA and other federal agencies within the intelligence community.. Our lab [&#…
  9. BAE Aims to Assess Military Bridging Systems’ Service Life Via Bluetooth-Based Sensor

    07.26 / 09:45 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    BAE Systems has developed a Bluetooth-based sensor system designed to determine the stress and strain on military bridging platforms. The wireless system uses a set of sensors attached to bridge components to record strain readings for computer analysis and transmit data to warfighters in order to determine bridge parts that need to be replaced or…
  10. Rockwell Collins to Extend Test Range Instrumentation Support for US Military

    07.26 / 09:45 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Rockwell Collins has landed a three-year contract from the Eglin Air Force Base’s Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System program office to provide field, repair and security support services for the CRIIS program. The company said Tuesday it will also perform quarterly reviews and update CRIIS security controls in an effort to ensure the system complies with …
  11. Raytheon to Integrate CyberSponse Platform With Managed Security Service

    07.26 / 09:45 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Raytheon will combine its managed security services with CyberSponse-made automated incident response and security orchestration tools in an effort to help customers automatically detect and respond to cyber threats. Both companies aim to help current security operations centers gather data and perform incident response actions at a faster rate through the partnership, Raytheon said Tuesday. Mark …
  12. Ex-GSA FAS Execs Tom Sharpe, Kevin Youel Page Establish Consulting Firm Onetegrity

    07.26 / 08:46 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Tom Sharpe, former commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, has co-founded a consulting firm with Kevin Youel Page, former FAS deputy commissioner, FCW reported Tuesday. Sharpe and Page told FCW in a Tuesday interview that they have registered on the agency’s System for Award Management, established financial operations and held meetings with company executives [&#…
  13. Executive Spotlight: Interview with Ret. Army Major General Kevin Leonard, SVP of Vectrus

    07.25 / 18:22 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    ExecutiveBiz: You held several senior positions with Amazon and Fluor and are a retired US Army Major General. How has your background and previous roles prepared you for the challenges you face in your current position? Kevin Leonard: I served 33 years in the Army. The core values of the Army are identical to the…
  14. Executive Spotlight: Interview with Dave Dacquino, SVP of Defense Services for Serco

    07.25 / 18:22 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    ExecutiveBiz: Could you tell our readers about what Serco does and what federal markets do you serve? Dave Dacquino: Serco is a diversified company. We have several market areas and the best way to describe it is by sector. First is the defense business line. One of the areas that stand out quickly in defense…
  15. Engility to Aid Ship Integration Office Within SPAWAR PEO for C4I; Lynn Dugle Comments

    07.25 / 17:19 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Engility has received a five-year, $39 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to aid the ship integration program office within the Program Executive Office of Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence. The company said Tuesday that the contractor will help PEO C4I establish a consolidated technology platform baseline as well as…
  16. Leidos Tests Air Force Multi-Sensor ISR Platform

    07.25 / 14:18 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Leidos has tested sensors on the U.S. Air Force‘s multi-sensor pod that is designed to feature intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance functions. The company said Tuesday it carried out risk reduction test on eight different sensors of the AgilePod multi-sensor platform to demonstrate how open architectures and common mechanical and electrical systems can reconfigure sensors to address …
  17. Microsoft Adds Cognitive Services, Media Analytics to Azure Govt Cloud

    07.25 / 14:18 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Microsoft has announced the availability of a media analytics tool and a white-glove service for government customers of the company’s Azure cloud computing platform. The Cognitive Services White Glove Program works to help clients integrate artificial intelligence in applications that will be built in Azure Government, Microsoft said July 17. The program also offers access to the company’s [&…
  18. Charles River to Extend Probabilistic Modeling Tools Devt Under DARPA Contract Option

    07.25 / 13:17 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Charles River Analytics has received a one-year, $500,000 contract option from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to further develop probabilistic modeling tools designed to help system engineers analyze and predict system performance in uncertain environments. The company said Monday the award extends work under DARPA’s Probabilistic Model-Based Programming Techniques for Prediction, Analysis, and Control program, which seeks [&…
  19. VTO to Support DHS Drone Forensics Research Efforts; William Bryan Comments

    07.25 / 13:17 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    VTO has received a $928,541 research and development contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to help boost law enforcement officers’ capacity to collect and analyze evidential data from drones. DHS said Monday that the contract supports a cyber forensics project of S&T’s Cyber Security Division which looks to create cyber…
  20. NGA Taps MDA to Help Automate Production of Aeronautical Charting Products

    07.25 / 13:17 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. will offer software systems and services to help automate the production of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s aeronautical charting products under a potential five-year, $4 million contract modification. MDA said Monday that the amendment, which has a one-year base period and an option of four-years, will support the NGA’s Geospatial Terminal Operations requirement. The [&…