Avineon wins Bureau of Engraving and Printing deal

Avineon will support the bureau in designing and manufacturing high-quality security documents, which also deter counterfeiting.

New contract provision to standardize green IT

It has been up to agencies to include contract language about buying green IT into proposal requests. With a new Federal Acquisition Regulations provision, it will become policy.

CGI wins more IRS payment compliance work

CGI Federal has been awarded a contract from the IRS that expands support work it has been doing for the agency's Filing and Payment Compliance system implementation.

NIH asks for EA technology suggestions

NIH will consider technologies that can integrate with a variety of diverse existing systems to facilitate online content management. Responses are due Oct. 26.

Plateau picked for Veterans e-learning

Plateau Systems has won a contract from the Veterans Affairs Department for its electronic learning management system.

SafeBoot lands first data-at-rest encryption order

State and local governments are being offered a special promotion that expires Oct. 29 to sign up for SafeBoot encryption products based on the USDA pricing.

AT&T lands $270M Networx task order

AT&T has won a contract worth as much as $270 million from the Treasury Department to provide network services under the General Services Administration's Networx Universal contract.

Unisys under fire over TSA network security

Unisys Corp. denies allegations that it failed to properly install security systems for the Transportation Security Administration and did not notify agency officials of security breaches stemming from repeated cyberattacks.

G&B Solutions to support HUD program management

G&B Solutions has received a contract from the Housing and Urban Development Department to provide program management services and institutionalize program management approaches departmentwide.

Group of 16 wins $4B CMS deal

A group of 16 contractors were awarded the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' $4 billion Enterprise System Development contract.

Accenture to replace USDA financial system

Accenture has received a $102.6 million contract from the Agriculture Department to replace its core financial-management system.

ITT lands FAA air traffic control system

ITT Corp. has landed a FAA contract that could be worth more than $1 billion to build a new air traffic surveillance system.

Forest Service to issue customer service center RFP

The Forest Service want to develop a single call center to resolve IT, radio and phone problems for its offices. Proposals are due Oct. 12.

BearingPoint wins HHS ID model award

The Health and Human Services Department has awarded BearingPoint a contract to pilot identity and access management solutions based on HSPD-12.

OPM to compete financial systems update

OPM plans to conduct a public/private competition September through November to replace its two accounting and single procurement systems under its Financial Systems Modernization.

Five vendors win HHS database award

Five software vendors will develop and maintain of an enterprise relational database management system to handle Medicare and Medicaid information through a new $90 million contract.

Loss of DHS senior execs tops other agencies

Senior Executive Service and presidential appointees resigned or transferred from DHS at a rate of 12.8 percent last fiscal year and 14.5 percent in 2005. The average for other major departments was 6 percent last year and 7 percent in 2005, GAO said.

ID theft not common in federal data breaches

Retailers and a credit card processor were responsible for the data breaches that led to identity theft, GAO says.

IRS seeks middleware support

The IRS seeks offers for software development, operation and maintenance of its Information Technologies Infrastructure Middleware section.

FBI seeks vendor for NGIC gang intelligence

The FBI is seeking proposals to develop and integrate gang intelligence analysis and workflow capability for its National Gang Intelligence Center to support law enforcement.