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How to Spot a Fake LinkedIn Profile in 60 Seconds?

How to Spot a Fake LinkedIn Profile in 60 Seconds? | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is a terrific platform to cultivate business connections. It is also rife with fraud and deceit. Fraudsters use as a social engineering tool which allows them to connect to professionals, trying to lure them into disclosing their real contact details (work email is the best) and then use this email address to send spam,…
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Contracts for September 2, 2016

Contracts for September 2, 2016 | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Tesoro Refining and Marketing Co. LLC, San Antonio, Texas, has been awarded a $275,012,731 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for various types of fuel. This was a,
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Hacker ‘Guccifer’ Sentenced to 52 Months

Hacker ‘Guccifer’ Sentenced to 52 Months | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
Marcel Lehel Lazar, 44, will serve time for unauthorized access to a protected computer and aggravated identity theft.
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Forecast Friday: C4ISR Aircraft MRO Demand by OEM: 2016-2025

Forecast Friday: C4ISR Aircraft MRO Demand by OEM: 2016-2025 | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
View the Forecast Friday: C4ISR Aircraft MRO Demand by OEM: 2016-2025 chart in PDF format.
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Contracts for September 1, 2016

Contracts for September 1, 2016 | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
 CONTRACTS AIR FORCE The Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, California, has been awarded an $844,289,847 modification (P00055) to exercise an option on previously awarded contract FA8802-14-C-0001 for systems engineering and integration support for the national,
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Alliant 2 Faces First Bid Protest

Alliant 2 Faces First Bid Protest | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
GSA’s $50 billion dollar Alliant 2 Unrestricted RFP is facing its first protest.  Vienna based company Enterprise Information Services (EIS) is protesting against GSA’s solicitation terms.  Sources…...
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The Patent and Trademark Office's Telework Headaches Aren't Over

The Patent and Trademark Office's Telework Headaches Aren't Over | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
Extensive digital review finds more than $20 million in potential waste in overtime pay and downtime.
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GAO Denies Protest To Booz Allen, Others' CIA Contracts - Law360

GAO Denies Protest To Booz Allen, Others' CIA Contracts - Law360 | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has shot down a company's protest to Central Intelligence Agency contracts awarded to Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. and others, finding in a decision released Tuesday that the company failed to meet personnel requirements.
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NASA Didn't Need To 'Spoon-Feed' Contract Bidder, GAO Says - Law360

NASA Didn't Need To 'Spoon-Feed' Contract Bidder, GAO Says - Law360 | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has struck down a company's challenge to the award of a NASA contract for powering spaceflight transportation to a rival, finding in a decision released Wednesday that the agency wasn't required to “spoon-feed” the protester fixes to its bid's shortcomings.
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USDA Closes Offices After Threats to Employees and Facilities

USDA Closes Offices After Threats to Employees and Facilities | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
FBI, others assessing the credibility of the threats.
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Centcom Commander Discusses Partners, Regional Operations, Challenges

Centcom Commander Discusses Partners, Regional Operations, Challenges | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
Over five months of visiting countries in the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel says that government and military leaders in those nations have made it clear that they value their relationships with the U.S.,
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Defense Contractors Outnumber U.S. Troops in Afghanistan | Association of the United States Army

Defense Contractors Outnumber U.S. Troops in Afghanistan | Association of the United States Army | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
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Pentagon Weapons Buyer Orders Review of Troubled New Carrier

Pentagon Weapons Buyer Orders Review of Troubled New Carrier | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer has ordered an independent review of the $12.9 billion Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, citing a list of actual and potential deficiencies with the costliest warship ever.
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DISA continues internal consolidation -- FCW

DISA continues internal consolidation -- FCW | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
A DISA official said the agency is already gaining efficiencies from the recent consolidation of its Implementation and Sustainment Center with its Center for Operations.
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Eighth Circuit Decision Suggests Supreme Court’s Rejection of Objectively Reckless Test in Patent Case Leaves Intact Safeco' s “Objectively Reasonable” Test for False Claims Act Knowledge - Vinson ...

Eighth Circuit Decision Suggests Supreme Court’s Rejection of Objectively Reckless Test in Patent Case Leaves Intact Safeco' s “Objectively Reasonable” Test for False Claims Act Knowledge - Vinson ... | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
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How the Government Will Focus on Multifactor Authentication

How the Government Will Focus on Multifactor Authentication | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
To protect government data and systems, agencies will turn their focus to improving authentication.
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Optimization Strategy Aims to Shutter Half of Federal Data Centers

Optimization Strategy Aims to Shutter Half of Federal Data Centers | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
Recently released IT guidelines mandate agencies to consolidate data centers through colocation, cloud services and virtualization.
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Why Congress Should Quickly Re-Up 2 Small Biz Programs - Law360

Why Congress Should Quickly Re-Up 2 Small Biz Programs - Law360 | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
Despite bipartisan efforts, the future is uncertain for the by all accounts highly successful Small Business Innovative Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. These programs provide valuable research funding to companies with good ideas but little capital, and Congress’ failure to reauthorize would be an unfortunate mistake, says Tina Reynolds of Morrison & Foerster LLP.
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FTC Greenlights $300M Honeywell Contracting Unit Deal - Law360

FTC Greenlights $300M Honeywell Contracting Unit Deal - Law360 | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
The Federal Trade Commission gave KBR Inc. the go-ahead Tuesday to purchase Honeywell Inc.’s government contracts service unit, setting the stage for KBR to complete the recently unveiled $300 million acquisition.
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Navy Made Exceptions For $54M Contract Awardee, GAO Says - Law360

Navy Made Exceptions For $54M Contract Awardee, GAO Says - Law360 | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
The Government Accountability Office dinged the U.S. Navy for making exceptions for a company awarded a $54.7 million engineering and other support services contract, according to a bid protest decision made public Tuesday that concluded the service branch went against its own solicitation.
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Contracts for August 31, 2016

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 CONTRACTS NAVY Northrop Grumman Corp., Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is being awarded a $375,582,523 four-year, fixed-price-incentive contract for the procurement of nine Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) low-rate initial,
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FBI Director: Americans Never Had 'Absolute Privacy'

FBI Director: Americans Never Had 'Absolute Privacy' | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
A renewed debate about encryption is coming, according to James Comey.
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Contracts for August 30, 2016

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CONTRACTS ARMY Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $158,431,341 modification (P00370) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to exercise an option for 14 UH-60 aircraft.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an,
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Battlefield 2050: Attack of the Robots | Association of the United States Army

Battlefield 2050: Attack of the Robots | Association of the United States Army | US Government Contracting | Scoop.it
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