By RyanKamauff Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. 5 highlights from new CIO Council federal mobility report - FedScoop has a great piece on the recent Federal CIO Council’s Mobility report. Their key takeaways were BYOD, cost, security, gaps and “going forward.” Read the entire piece here. Via FedScoop. 10 arrested [...]
By RyanKamauff The NSA needs to find cheaper ways to activate intelligence, and sharing seems to be one of them General Dynamics has introduced the TACLANE MultiBook laptop - which is certified by the NSA to secure network communications on Secret and below levels. This laptop can operate simultaneously on classified and unclassified networks, and securely [...]
The U.S. Army has awarded nearly $250 million to a group of contractors to consolidate data centers and provision on-demand IT services and storage via a private cloud.
The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded an $86 million task order to General Dynamics IT to furnish information assurance and cybersecurity services to the DIA’s installations in the United States and abroad,company officials said Oct. 14. Under the contract, General Dynamics IT will ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of the DIA’s network defenses and [...]
via FT.com Defence contractors are renewing efforts to expand their non-military businesses as they search for strategies to cope with declining defence budgets worldwide. Last month, General Dynamics, the fourth-biggest US defence contractor by government revenues, agreed to buy Vangent — which provides healthcare information technology services to the Department of Health and other agencies — for about [...]
via Defense Industry Daily As the US defense budget is seeing targeted cuts, one area that seems to be getting more money is cybersecurity. The US military has announced plans to spend billions on technology to secure its networks. In response to this shift in priorities, traditional defense contractors, such as BAE Systems, General Dynamics, [...]
via BaltTech One of the companies in the Baltimore area that I pay attention to on my tech beat is KEYW Holding Corp., a three-year-old company that’s launched itself hard out of the gate with a string of acquisitions and an IPO last fall. It’s a public company in fact. But if you look at [...]