Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter Unveils New DoD Cyber Strategy

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has released a new strategic plan for the Defense Department to secure cyberspace operations and strengthen cybersecurity of weapon systems, ...
cloud

GSA Wants Alternative Federal Cloud Purchasing Tool

The General Services Administration has asked for input from other federal agencies and companies about alternative contract vehicles for the procurement of commercial cloud services, ...
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Profile: Steve Shirley, Defense Cyber Crime Center Executive Director

Steve Shirley serves as executive director of the Defense Department‘s Defense Cyber Crime Center in Linthicum, Maryland, which is a national cybersecurity center that incorporates ...
digital government

Deltek: GSA to Unveil Alliant II Solicitations By FY 2016’s End

Deltek expects the General Services Administration to release solicitations for the Alliant II and Alliant Small Business II governmentwide contract vehicles before the end of fiscal ...
Robert Hale

Robert Hale: Industry Should Be Upfront About Military Tech Costs

Robert Hale Robert Hale, outgoing Pentagon comptroller, has said the contracting industry could help military customers manage investments by explaining to them a technology’s ...
biometrics

OPM to Consolidate Staff, Contractor Security Clearance Records

The Office of Personnel and Management plans to merge several internal databases that contain information on federal workers and contractors who have access to the agency’s physical ...
International Space Station

Air Force Evaluates Contractors’ Hosted Payload Submissions

The Air Force has received proposals from several companies who want to build, integrate and host government payloads on commercial satellites, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie ...
ArmyChopper

Michel Fieldson: Special Ops Command Seeks Contractors for Wearable Armor Tech

U.S. Special Operations Command wants to acquire technologies for infantry suit that would protect the wearer against different types of threats, the Army News Service reported Thursday. David ...
gerry connolly

Gerry Connolly: Pending Budget Talks Create Uncertainty for Contractors

Rep. Gerry Connolly, (D-Va.), said uncertainty over spending cuts due to sequestration could have an “insidious” impact on contractors, taxpayers and government employees, ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: Defense Industry to See FY 2014 Sequester Impacts

Frank Kendall, the Defense Department’s top acquisition officer, expects the Pentagon to delay or cancel some programs under sequestration cuts for fiscal year and the defense industry ...