CSC wins computer forensics pact

Computer Sciences Corp. has won an $8.8 million task order to provide training and technical support to the Defense Department's Computer Investigations Training Program, Linthicum, Md.

About 25 CSC trainers, engineers and computer forensics specialists will develop courses in a variety of technical areas in support of DOD computer investigators, CSC said. The company also will provide other services, including resource management and library services.

The Computer Investigations Training Program offers computer forensics training in detecting crimes - such as fraud and counterintelligence - to investigators assigned to the Defense Criminal Investigative Organization. The task order was awarded under the General Services Administration's Federal Systems Integration and Management Center 9600 contract.

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Raytheon, FAA make progress

Raytheon Co. and the Federal Aviation Administration last week announced that they are one step closer to the operational deployment of the Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System, which will replace the computer and display systems used by air traffic controllers in terminal facilities.

Raytheon said it completed the final system acceptance test of STARS' full service-level software. Part of the test involved ensuring that the display response time and system throughput performance met requirements.

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Spyrus gets stamp of approval

Neopost Inc. will use cryptographic token technology from security vendor Spyrus for its Simply Postage product, which enables users to print postage from a PC.

Spyrus will provide the core engine that ensures the security of the digital postage value and online reloading process. Simply Postage is composed of a software interface, a thermal printer/storage device and a digital scale. Up to $500 worth of postage can be downloaded from Neopost's Postage-On-Call system and stored in the Simply Postage printer.

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Marines select rugged portables

The Marine Corps Systems Command last month selected Rugged Portable Systems, a division of Secure Communication Systems Inc., to supply its Eagle MPS III Pentium III System as the platform for the Digital Terrain Analysis Mapping System, which is in use by topographic platoons across the Corps. The contract will fulfill the Corps' mapping, charting, geodesy and imagery Year 2000 requirements.

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