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US Navy Awards Amentum $89M Task Order to Support FDRMC; Jack Kasiski Quoted

Amentum

The U.S. Navy has awarded Amentum a five-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order worth up to $89 million to provide technical and programmatic support services to its Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) under the Seaport NxG contract vehicle. “We are excited to expand our support to the Navy’s Regional Maintenance Centers around the globe,” said Jack Kasiski, senior vice president of Sustainment, Engineering and Acquisition for IS4. 

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Dovel Technologies Subsidiary Wins $135M Task Order to Support FEMA NFIP; Mike Cosgrave, Damon Griggs

Damon Griggs

A Dovel Technologies subsidiary, Ace Info Solutions, has been awarded a potential five-year, $135 million Alliant 2 Task Order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). "We are excited to support this new contract and further FEMA's mission of helping people before, during and after disasters," said Damon Griggs, Dovel CEO.

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Zscaler Extends VMware Partnerships to Advance Workplace Security; Jay Chaundhry, Sanjay Poonen Quoted

Jay Chaudhry

Zscaler has expanded its strategic partnership with VMware to help organizations simplify security in the changing workplace. Under the partnership, Zscaler will align the next-generation networking and security capabilities from its offerings as well as VMware, to help large global enterprises simplify the adoption of a complete Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architecture. 

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VMware Partners with Lumen to Deliver Edge Services; Rajiv Ramaswami Quoted

Rajiv Ramaswami

Lumen Technologies and VMware have partnered to advance edge compute, networking and security. Under the partnership, Lumen will deliver edge services, using integrated VMware technologies. The collaboration will help enterprises expand across data centers, cloud and edge, as well as move business applications that require low latency and efficient localization closer to digital interactions.

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Orolia Receives Security Approval for BroadSim MNSA; Tyler Hohman Quoted

Orolia

Orolia Defense and Security has received security approval by SMC Production Corps. for BroadSim Modernized Navstar Security Algorithm (MNSA), the company reported on Tuesday.  BroadSim’s approval has marked the offering as the only software-defined GNSS simulator on the market to receive the clearance. BroadSim is a proven  solution within the federal government, Department of Defense (DoD) and military customers. 

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HawkEye 360 to Deliver On-Orbit Satellite Constellation Under AFWERX Space Challenge; Rob Rainhart, Brennan Townley Quoted

Rob Rainhart

AFWERX has selected HawkEye 360 as one of the top participating teams in The AFWERX Space Challenge initiative that includes four challenges to develop integrated space operations, leveraging innovative technology and maintaining security. Additionally, HawkEye 360 has exhibited resiliency and agility across Persistent ISR, Department of Defense (DoD) Commercial Space Partnerships, Global Space Transport and Delivery and Space Asset Resiliency.

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FireEye to Provide Cybersecurity Defenses to Texas DIR; Pat Sheridan Quoted

FireEye

FireEye, Inc. has announced that it will offer cyber security defenses to Texas public sector agencies, under Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), the company reported on Thursday. Through the end of 2020, FireEye security products and Mandiant Solutions services will be available to all Texas agencies, county governments, cities and school districts through DIR’s Bulk Purchase Initiative for Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions.

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Novetta Recognized for National Security Efforts Under NCIS RISER Program; Bill Dorr, Kevin Heald Quoted

Kevin Heald, VP of Information Explotation for Novetta

Novetta has been recognized by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Technical Services Field Office Identity Activities Branch (TSFO-IA) for the company’s contributions to the RISER Program, which won “Best Technical Advancement” during the FedID awards. RISER is Government-off-the-Shelf (GOTS) software for rapid ingestion of biometric data from fingerprint cards. 

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Dewberry Names Jay Harper, Former FEMA Senior Advisor, VP & BD Director

Jay Harper

Dewberry has appointed Jay Harper, former senior advisor to the administrator with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as a vice president and business development director in the company’s federal group, Dewberry reported on Tuesday. In his new role with Dewberry, Harper will work alongside the firm’s federal executives and coordinate with clients across the federal market.

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DSCA Drives Partnerships Across Multi-Domain Operations; Heidi Grant Quoted

Heidi Grant

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has announced a new initiative to partner with security agencies to advance multi-domain operations, specifically to improve teamwork in regards to air operations, Heidi Grant, DSCA director said on Thursday. Grant added that the agency should work to operationalize a multi-domain approach to enable more effective air-power teaming.

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