Retired Public Employees Association

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Headquartered in Troy, New York, we are a visible and outspoken presence at the state Capitol. Our staff, mostly government retirees, share the same concerns as you. With 19 chapters in New York, Florida and the Carolinas, our membership is 30,000 strong. We work vigorously to protect your future Social Security, Medicare, health insurance, and other retirement benefits.

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PENTAGON: $10 BILLION CLOUD CONTRACT THAT SNUBBED AMAZON WAS LEGAL

Amazon | April 16, 2020

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The Pentagon's process for awarding a highly lucrative cloud computing contract to Microsoft instead of Amazon was in line with legal and government purchasing standards, a government watchdog agency said Wednesday. The Defense Department inspector general found no evidence of White House interference in the contract award process. But the report said investigators could not fully review that aspect of the matter because the White House would not allow unfettered access to witnesses. The con...

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U.S. SPACE FORCE AWARDS GEOSPARK ANALYTICS $100 MILLION CONTRACT FOR SBIR TECHNOLOGY CALLED HYPERION

Geospark Analytics | September 07, 2020

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Geospark Analytics, the world class leader in developing applied artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for global threat and risk assessment, was just awarded a $95,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five year ordering period for the Phase III commercialization of their Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) technology called Hyperion. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) originally awarded Geospark Analytics a $40,000 Phase I SBIR as part of their Pitch D...

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U.S. COMPANIES CAN WORK WITH HUAWEI ON 5G, OTHER STANDARDS: COMMERCE DEPARTMENT

Huawei | June 16, 2020

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The United States on Monday confirmed a Reuters report that it will amend its prohibitions on U.S. companies doing business with China’s Huawei to allow them to work together on setting standards for next-generation 5G networks. The U.S. Commerce Department and other agencies signed off on the rule change, which is awaiting publication in the Federal Register, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The rule was sent to the Federal Register on Friday and is set to be publ...

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ERMETIC INITIATES U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FEDRAMP AUTHORIZATION FOR AUTHORITY TO OPERATE

Ermetic | September 15, 2022

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Ermetic, the cloud infrastructure security company, today announced that it has initiated the process to achieve Authority to Operate (ATO) status under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). FedRAMP is a government-wide program that promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the federal government by providing a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. The company a...

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PENTAGON: $10 BILLION CLOUD CONTRACT THAT SNUBBED AMAZON WAS LEGAL

Amazon | April 16, 2020

The Pentagon's process for awarding a highly lucrative cloud computing contract to Microsoft instead of Amazon was in line with legal and government purchasing standards, a government watchdog agency said Wednesday. The Defense Department inspector general found no evidence of White House interference in the contract award process. But the report said investigators could not fully review that aspect of the matter because the White House would not allow unfettered access to witnesses. The con...

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U.S. SPACE FORCE AWARDS GEOSPARK ANALYTICS $100 MILLION CONTRACT FOR SBIR TECHNOLOGY CALLED HYPERION

Geospark Analytics | September 07, 2020

Geospark Analytics, the world class leader in developing applied artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for global threat and risk assessment, was just awarded a $95,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five year ordering period for the Phase III commercialization of their Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) technology called Hyperion. The U.S. Air Force (USAF) originally awarded Geospark Analytics a $40,000 Phase I SBIR as part of their Pitch D...

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U.S. COMPANIES CAN WORK WITH HUAWEI ON 5G, OTHER STANDARDS: COMMERCE DEPARTMENT

Huawei | June 16, 2020

The United States on Monday confirmed a Reuters report that it will amend its prohibitions on U.S. companies doing business with China’s Huawei to allow them to work together on setting standards for next-generation 5G networks. The U.S. Commerce Department and other agencies signed off on the rule change, which is awaiting publication in the Federal Register, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The rule was sent to the Federal Register on Friday and is set to be publ...

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGY,CYBERSECURITY

ERMETIC INITIATES U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FEDRAMP AUTHORIZATION FOR AUTHORITY TO OPERATE

Ermetic | September 15, 2022

Ermetic, the cloud infrastructure security company, today announced that it has initiated the process to achieve Authority to Operate (ATO) status under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). FedRAMP is a government-wide program that promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the federal government by providing a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. The company a...

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WHITE PAPER ON NATIONAL TRANSPORT POLICY

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGY,GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

National Cyber-Informed Engineering Strategy

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGY,GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

WHITE PAPER ON NATIONAL TRANSPORT POLICY

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EMERGING TECHNOLOGY,GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

National Cyber-Informed Engineering Strategy

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