Jim Langevin (D) Congressman from Rhode Island has expressed concern over the delay in selecting a cybersecurity “czar”. Speculation on who will be appointed to the position has resumed since Melissa Hathaway, acting senior director of Cybersecurity under the White House National Security Council, has announced her resignation. She was being considered for the permanent role.
Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a three-year, $72.8M contract to help the U.S. Navy build a wide area surveillance technology to support antisubmarine warfare missions. The company will develop the Transformational Reliable Acoustic Path System for the Navy's Maritime Surveillance Systems Program Office, the Department of Defense said Friday.
A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has secured a potential five-year, $276.5M contract to extend its support work on a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services system used to manage benefits and payments for a federal health insurance program. General Dynamics Information Technology will support Medicare customer service, electronic data exchange, debt transaction processing and digital imaging functions of the Benefits Coordination & Recovery Center, the company said Friday.