MCR and American University join forces to create a new training program aimed at government acquisition professionals.
General Dynamics has been awarded $16 million to support the Defense Acquisition University.
Apptis Inc. will provide network engineering, information assurance and other services to the Defense Department under a three-year contract worth a total of $28.4 million.
CSC will operate an online digital library for the Education Department under a new five-year contract worth up to $29 million.
CSC will design and teach cybersecurity courses for the General Service Administration under a new $85 million contract.
American Systems, General Dynamics Corp., GovSource Inc. and Northrop Grumman Corp. will compete for training task orders under a $140 million contract with the Army.
DynCorp plans to acquire Phoenix Consulting Group in a move that will bring new capabilities and customers to the company.
American Systems will modernize communications for the Agriculture Department under a blanket purchase agreement that has a potential value of $20 million.
A new program tries to find young people that could meet the government's need for more highly skilled cybersecurity professionals.
A debate rages over a Senate proposal to require certification or licensing for all cybersecurity professionals who work on government information systems.
At a glance
Here's how a Senate proposal to require certification or even licensing for cybersecurity professionals would work.
DOD published a manual describing various job categories, including technical and management positions, and the different certifications that meet the training requirement. Here are a few examples.
SAIC will help the Defense Department meet cybersecurity requirements under a training contract awarded by the Defense Information Systems Agency.
ACT ends affiliation with GITEC as part of a review of member councils.
Services needed from small businesses for the Distributed Learning System include customer outreach communications, office information technology systems and technical document preparation.