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DISA Implements DoD Mobility Security Update for Android

The Defense Information Systems Agency has deployed the DoD Mobility Capability 2.0 release supporting Android/Samsung Knox platforms on May 9, as part of the DoD Mobility Unclassified Capability program. DISA said Wednesday that it wants the implementation to boost mobile capability for the military while leveraging a mobile device management system to secure devices …

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Esri Unveils Mapping Tech Licensing Program for Local Gov’t Customers

Geographic information systems provider Esri has introduced a licensing program that allows small U.S. government units to leverage its online mapping technology for an unlimited number of enterprise deployments. Esri aims to help public-sector clients integrate the ArcGIS software into servers, desktops and mobile devices through a Small Government Departmental …

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OpenGov Raises $15M in Andreessen Horowitz-Led Funding Round; Zac Bookman Comments

OpenGov has generated $15 million in investments from an Andreessen Horowitz-led funding round as the data visualization provider seeks to enter the federal market, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes existing investor Formation 8 also pumped money into OpenGov during the series b funding round. OpenGov works to host financial …

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Former Nat’l Security Advisor Thomas Donilon Rejoins O’Melveny & Myers as Partner, Vice Chair

Thomas Donilon, former national security advisor to the White House, has returned to O’Melveny & Myers LLP to serve as partner, vice chair and a member of the firm’s policy committee. In his role at O’Melveny & Myers, Donilon will work with business executives, company boards and entrepreneurs as they develop legal and …

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Ed Morche: Level 3 to Update Comm Net for US Court System

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) will work to update and centralize a communications system into a single platform for more than 300 federal courts in the U.S. The company won the work through the General Services Administration‘s Networx Enterprise contract and will also manage local and long-distance voice services between the courts, Level …

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Brian Clark: NCI Extends Contract to Run Air Force’s Carrier Fleet Mgmt System

Enterprise technology firm NCI (NASDAQ: NCIT) has been awarded a $3.5 million contract to help the U.S Air Force update and maintain the branch’s air carrier analysis support infrastructure. Air Mobility Command uses the ACAS system to facilitate oversight of civil air carriers and manage the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, …

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Raytheon to Maintain Radar Warning System; Pierre LeBlanc Comments

A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary will work to operate and maintain a joint radar warning system between Canada and the U.S. Raytheon Canada Ltd. will provide management services for the North Warning System’s radar sites, logistics facilities, monitoring center and radar depot under the potential five-year contract, Raytheon said Thursday. The …

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State Dept OKs $534M Raytheon-Built Sidewinder Missile Sale to Australia

The State Department has approved a potential million foreign military sale of Raytheon-built (NYSE: RTN) Sidewinder missiles and related equipment to Australia. Australia plans to install the missiles on its fleets of F/A-18 and F-35 fighter jets and also intends to bolster its ability to partner with coalition forces in …

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Amit Chatterje Named CA Technologies Enterprise Solutions, Technology Group EVP; Mike Gregoire Comments

Amit Chatterje, a 20-year technology and software professional, has been appointed executive vice president of CA Technologies‘ (Nasdaq: CA) Enterprise Solutions and Technology Group, following the departure of Peter Griffiths. Chatterje, a 2011 recipient of Ernst & Young‘s Entrepreneur of the Year – Venture Capital award, will be in charge of the above group’s business …

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Patrick Gallagher: Advisory Panel to Review NIST’s Cryptographic Guidance

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has formed a new advisory committee to review the agency’s cryptographic guidance, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Billy Mitchell writes the committee includes Vint Cerf of Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Steve Lipner of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Ellen Richey of Visa (NASDAQ: V) and Ron Rivest of the Massachusetts …

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