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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala

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Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.

The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.

GSN 2012 Homeland Security Awards program open for entries

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The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.

Obama seeks three percent hike in discretionary budget at DHS

Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.

Michigan city picks Leidos to manage its smart grid initiative

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RESTON, VA July 19, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, will implement the Lansing Board of Water and Light's new smart grid initiative using its new Smart Grid Select™ offering.

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GSN ASB Winner Profile: Qognify

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Beginning this July 17, GSN will publish detailed descriptions by Winners and Finalists of the reasons their entries were selected by the Judges; Don’t miss these in-depth descriptions , which will be available every day in the GSN Airport, Searport, Border Security Weekly; the Daily Insider and Cybersecurity Weekly newsletters!

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission tabs Leidos for a spot on GLINDA BPA

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RESTON, VA July 12, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, was awarded one of six GSA Federal Supply Schedule Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs)  by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to compete for BPA calls to provide information technology (IT) support under the GLobal INfrastructure and Development Acquisition (GLINDA) Enterprise Services program.

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NetApp, Flair Systems partner to help Polaris Alpha deliver for government agencies

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SUNNYVALE, CA July 11, 2017 “Our systems are used to help analysts and operators visualize and share massive amounts of data to support critical decision-making for U.S. national security across air, sea, ground, cyber, and space operations globally,” said David Coker, senior VP of information systems at Polaris Alpha. “With NetApp, we have significantly accelerated the development of new offerings and have changed our relationship with our internal customers; they now see us as part of their team.”

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Illinois officials release facilitator RFI for 'Utility of the Future' study

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Consistent with the announcement at the June 28, 2017 Regular Open Meeting at the Illinois Commerce Commission, Ameren Illinois and Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) released an informal Request for Information (RFI) today regarding the selection of the NextGrid independent facilitator.  The electric utilities are seeking a qualified individual and/or organization to coordinate and facilitate the Utility of the Future study.

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eResilience offers summary, upcoming webinar regarding DFARS cybersecurity requirements

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ALEXANDRIA, VA June 23, 2017 The Department of Defense held an "Industry Information Day" today to provide information regarding the DFARS 252.204-7012 clause, which requires all DoD contractors who work with Covered Defense Information (CDI) to implement all 110 security controls specified under the NIST Special Publication 800-171 before the end of this year.

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