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DHS Taps Boeing ‘Brain Chip’ for Mobile Security Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 24, 2015 — The Department of Homeland Security has tapped Boeing (NYSE: BA) to develop a neuromorphic computer chip for mobile phone security and access control, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Nextgov said Tuesday Boeing and HRL Laboratories will test the chip’s gait recognition capability under the $2.2 million …

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Battelle Unit Lands 10-Year, $480M Deal to Manage, Operate DHS Biodefense Lab

A subsidiary of Battelle will provide management and operations support to the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center under a potential 10-year, $480 million agreement with the Department of Homeland Security. The company said Wednesday Battelle National Biodefense Institute originally received a contract to manage and operate the DHS lab in 2006. “This was a …

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Federal News Radio: DHS Picks Raytheon for $1B EINSTEIN Maintenance Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $1 billion contract from the Department of Homeland Security to maintain the government’s EINSTEIN cyber detection system, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes Raytheon will also operate the National Cybersecurity Protection System’s cyber tools under the Development, Operations and Maintenance program. “Through the …

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DHS Awards 3 New CDM Contracts to Northrop, Booz Allen, HP

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded three new task order contracts worth $140 million combined to Northrop Grumman, Booz Allen Hamilton and Hewlett-Packard for the implementation of continuous diagnostics and mitigation services, FCW reported Monday. Mark Rockwell writes these awards are the third, fourth and fifth contracts under the continuous-monitoring-as-a-service blanket …

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8 Win DHS Mobile Security R&D Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 11, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the Department of Homeland Security awarding research contracts worth $10.4 million in total to help improve mobile devices in the federal workplace. HRL Laboratories, Kryptowire, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and the United Technologies Research Center will work on the R&D project …

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Army Picks Jacobs/Huitt-Zollars JV for DHS Engineering Support Contract

A joint venture of Jacobs and Huitt-Zollars has won potential five-year, $48 million contract to carry out engineering and architectural services for the Department of Homeland Security. The Army Corps of Engineers Corps of Engineers awarded the indefinite-delivery, firm-fixed-price contract with options through competitive process with 20 proposals received, the Defense Department said …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 3 – Aug 7 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Two of the Defense Department’s top civilian leaders traveled to Silicon Valley this week for discussions with a new arm of the Pentagon started earlier this year …

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Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion Dollar Military Health Record Contract

A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), healthcare technology maker Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has beaten two other industry teams for the Defense Department‘s multi-year, multibillion dollar contract to integrate a commercial electronic health records system across the Military Health System. DoD said Wednesday the contract has a $4, 336, 822, 777 ceiling value over the initial two-year ordering period with …

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Shane Hammett Joins Dynetics as Senior Cyber Threat Analyst

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 29, 2015 — Shane Hammett has been appointed senior cybersecurity threat analyst at Dynetics, becoming the newest member of the company’s cyber risk management team tasked to provide clients with threat assessments using its Cyber RiskScope and other tools, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Hammett joins the company …

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