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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Continues Outreach to Future Workforce With UMD Cyber Contest

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19,  2015 — Honors students from the University of Maryland have participated in a Parsons-hosted contest that aims to build up cybersecurity skills in the future workforce, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 12. The company said Nov. 11 the Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition works to support the university’s …

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Lockheed’s Chris Kearns: $25K Competition to Guide Cyber Curriculum Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Temple University awarded a team from Iowa State University $25, 000 in prize money as the winner of their co-sponsored National Cyber Analyst Challenge, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 11. Lockheed said Nov. 10 the competition aims to attract college students …

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USAF Wants Boeing 747-8 for Air Force One Replacement

The U.S. Air Force has decided to replace the current presidential aircraft platform with a customized Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 series. USAF said Wednesday it plans to award Boeing with a sole-source contract to modify the company’s 747-8 design for the Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program. “We still need to finalize …

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Deltek: Half of FY 2010-13 Federal IT Spending Through Task Order Vehicles

A new Deltek report indicates that government agencies have spent an average of nearly 50 percent of total information technology funds through task order contract vehicles between fiscal years 2010 and 2013 Deltek said Thursday that agencies have sought to centralize their procurement functions and increase work with small business through those task order contract …

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Army Plans FY 2016 Battlefield Intell Tech Development Competition

The U.S. Army is preparing to open a competition for a new military information technology system that would help the branch collect, analyze and share intelligence data, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Brendan McGarry writes the service issued a request for information on Wednesday for its Distributed Common Ground System Increment …

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1776 Moves to Invest in Startups Through Planned $25M Fund

Washington-based startup incubator 1776 has filed regulator paperwork as part of its effort to set up a $25 million investment fund that will seed technological start-ups,  the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. The fund,  1776 Seed Investors LP, could act as the mechanism through which the organization makes equity investments in healthcare, …

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