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NTIA Vet Karl Nebbia to Lead Alion’s Wireless Spectrum Services Business; Rob Hirt Comments

Karl Nebbia

Karl Nebbia, former head of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration‘s spectrum management office, has joined Alion Science and Technology to lead the firm’s wireless spectrum services unit. He led NTIA’s spectrum management office between 2007 and 2014 as associate administrator and joins the company as it pushes to build its spectrum ...

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Simon Szykman Joins Attain as Federal Services Division CTO; Manish Agarwal Comments

Simon-Szykman

Simon Szykman, former chief information officer at the Commerce Department, has joined Attain LLC as chief technology officer of the company’s federal services division. Szykman will oversee Attain’s strategic corporate partnerships and go-to-market strategies, Attain said Friday. “As federal services CTO, Simon will play an integral role in Attain’s mission to deliver market leading results to our ...

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OPM and SBA Pick Up New CIOs in Donna Seymour and Renee Macklin

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Renee Macklin has been named the new chief information officer of the Small Business Administration, Federal News Radio reports. Macklin joins SBA from the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration. Jason Miller writes that her predecessor Chase Garwood will return to the Department of Homeland Security as part of the Science and Technology ...

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Commerce Dept Awards Public Safety Net Technical Support BPA

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The Commerce Department has awarded a $67.2 million blanket purchase agreement to three companies for technical services to support a future nationwide communications network for first responders. Awardees will compete for task orders to perform work and the department received five proposals for the two-year BPA, the department said in a ...

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Report: WH Cyber Exec Order Coming Wednesday

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The White House will release an executive order Wednesday aimed to set up voluntary U.S. cybersecurity standards for companies that operate critical infrastructure, Bloomberg reports. Federal agencies are to consider incorporating the cybersecurity standards into existing regulations, Bloomberg reports, citing two White House officials. Eric Engleman and Michael Riley report ...

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