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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Automated Data Mgmt Tools Can Help Agencies Address Compliance Challenges

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies seeking to comply with cybersecurity policies and data protection regulations should deploy a platform that works to automate the collection and analysis of large volumes of data. Davis wrote that implementing an automated system for compliance monitoring could …

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CSRA to Help Digitize VA Health Records Under $158M Task Order; Kamal Narang Comments

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received a potential three-year, $158 million task order from the Department of Veterans Affairs to convert more than seven million health records of U.S. military veterans into a digital format. The company said Monday its SRA International subsidiary will perform the task at the VA Records …

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Michele Cook Joins SOSi as Business Devt SVP

Michele Cook, a more than two-decade defense and intelligence market veteran, has been named senior vice president of business development at SOS International. SOSi said Monday Cook joins the company after she previously served as executive VP of business development at KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), which acquired Sotera Defense Solutions in March through a $235 million …

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Avaya Names 7 Board Members Under Reorganization Plan

Avaya has appointed seven new members to its board of directors as part of the Santa Clara, California-based communications technology firm’s reorganization effort. Jim Chirico, formerly chief operating officer at Avaya who assumed the president and CEO roles in October, will serve as a board member once the reorganization is …

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NAVSEA Vet Jim Mosquera Named General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems VP, CTO

Jim Mosquera, a 37-year federal civilian and naval officer, has joined General Atomics as vice president and chief technology officer of the company’s electromagnetic systems  business. Mosquera will help execute the unit’s strategic financial, technical and business goals in support of technology and product development efforts as well as oversee technology …

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Report: UAE, Lockheed Seal $1.6B F-16 Upgrade Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential $1.6 billion order to perform upgrades to the United Arab Emirates’ F-16 fighter aircraft, The National reported Sunday. The report said UAE’s armed forces entered numerous defense deals with U.S. companies, which include an agreement for Lockheed to modernize 80 F-16s. Lockheed CEO …

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Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Group Adds Air Force Vet Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Grant Thornton‘s public sector business as a senior strategic adviser for the defense and intelligence community. The 32-year military veteran will advise the company on security and defense business development and strategic matters, Grant Thornton said Friday. Carlos Otal, national managing …

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Highlights From The Bridge on November 12th: How The Private Sector Can Help Rebuild The Infrastructure of The Hurricane Impacted Areas

On November 12th at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy was joined by Dale Morris, Senior Economist, Embassy of the Netherlands, Harriet Tregoning, Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD and Alex Kaplan, Head, North America & Senior Vice …

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November 13th Morning Report: GovCon Index Ends the Week Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

In reviewing last weeks market performance the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the week down 0.74 percent from Mondays opening price settling at 107.303. Twenty stocks declined for the week versus ten that advanced. The three major indices all closed mixed on Friday; the S&P500 closed down 0.09 percent to 2,582.30 while …

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The Bridge on November 12th – How The Private Sector Can Help Rebuild The Infrastructure of The Hurricane Impacted Areas

On November 12th at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy will feature the third and final installment on Hurricanes Irma, Maria and Harvey. This episode will focus on the recovery and emergency response after the hurricanes subsided, and how the private …

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