Engility awarded $650 million contract to support overseas initiatives in sustainable urban development
Chantilly, VA-based Engility Holdings, a provider of specialized technical consulting, program, and business support services for the U.S. Government, has announced that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a $650 million ceiling to provide technical advisory services to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The five-year contract represents new work. Task orders issued under the IDIQ can be cost-plus-fixed-fee or firm-fixed price.
As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for climate change impacts such as flooding, sea level rise, severe weather and temperature extremes. The EPA’s Sustainability Plans and Climate Change Adaptation Plans coincide with the fifth anniversary of President Obama’s 2009 Executive Order on Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance, which set aggressive energy, climate and environmental targets for agencies.
IEEE, the world's largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, and the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) has announced that nationally recognized scientist and security expert Dr. Greg Shannon has been named Chair of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative.
Julian Markby has been elected to serve as an independent member of the Altegrity, Inc. (“Altegrity”) board of directors. In addition, he was elected to the boards of directors of Altegrity Holding Corp., Altegrity Acquisition Corp. and US Investigations Services, LLC, three affiliated companies of Altegrity. Markby was also appointed by the joint boards to serve as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees.
Columbia, MD-based Tenable Network Security, a provider of continuous network monitoring, has appointed Steve Vintz as chief financial officer. An accomplished leader in financial, operational, and strategic planning for high-growth companies in the technology industry, Vintz will have a critical role in leading Tenable to its next stage of growth. Vintz will have worldwide responsibility for finance, legal, human resources, corporate communications, and information technology and will report to CEO Ron Gula.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced two new partnerships between the DHS Blue Campaign -- the unified voice for DHS’ efforts to combat human trafficking- - and the City of Phoenix and the Arizona Human Trafficking Council of the Governor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families.
Tempe, AZ-based Southwest Microwave has expanded Software Development Kit (SDK) options for its INTREPID Series II perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) with the addition of the Remote Polling Module II (RPM II) SDK. The RPM II package, consisting of an IP-based application layer protocol and accompanying system control hardware module, provides simplified high-level interface between third-party physical security information management (PSIM) or surveillance systems and INTREPID detection technologies.
Indianapolis, IN-based Exacq Technologies, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, has released an update to its exacqVision Z-Series line of hybrid and IP camera recorders. These purpose-built network video recorders (NVR) feature higher performance, reliability and capacity at a lower cost for enterprise video surveillance deployments.
As part of Operation Predator, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) designed a smartphone last September to seek the public’s help with fugitive and unknown suspect child predators. Since it’s launch, there have been more than 124,000 downloads.
LifeLock announces free privacy monitoring service to give consumers more control over their personal information
Tempe, AZ-LifeLock, an industry provider of proactive identity theft protection, has announced a beta-test for its new service, LifeLock Privacy Monitor, which empowers consumers to take back some control of their personal information.