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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Army Budget, Modernization, John Hillen and more

Weekly Roundup August 07 – August 11 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson At the tail-end of May the Department of Defense released its FY 2018 budget request, while the Comptroller of the Department of Defense published the Defense Budget Overview, …

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KeyLogic Eyes Biometrics Services Expansion Through CrossResolve Buy

KeyLogic Systems has purchased Morgantown, West Virginia-based forensics and identity management services provider CrossResolve for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand the former’s biometrics service offerings. KeyLogic said Wednesday it plans to leverage CrossResolve’s relationships and contracts in support of federal agencies such as the FBI and the departments …

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Johns Hopkins APL, DHS Pursue Commercial Availability of Malware Analysis Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — Researchers from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will work with the Department of Homeland Security to commercialize a malware analysis software under a new startup company, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. DHS said Wednesday Johns Hopkins APL spun off the REnigma technology through the agency’s Transition …

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Cyber Apex Solutions Gets $70M DHS Contract for Cyber Defense Prototype Applied Research

Cyber Apex Solutions has received a potential five-year, $70 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to conduct applied research on cyber defense technology prototypes designed to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks. Cyber Apex will receive funds from DHS’ science and technology directorate to test, evaluate and transition cyber …

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Lookout’s Bob Stevens: Govt Tech Leaders Should Be Aware of ‘Spectrum of Mobile Risk’ to Address Device-Related Threats

Bob Stevens, vice president of federal systems at San Francisco-based mobile security firm Lookout, has said an April 2017 study released by the Department of Homeland Security indicates that threats posed by federal agencies’ use of smartphones and other mobile devices to government data are present across all areas of …

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U.S. Digital Service Details Progress on 10 Federal Cyber Modernization Projects

The U.S. Digital Service released its first report to Congress under the Trump administration, detailing its progress on 10 projects to modernize digital functionality within Federal departments. Projects include the General Services Administration’s common identity project login.gov, modernizing the Small Business Administration’s certify site, simplifying the Department of Veterans Affairs’s Vets.gov, sponsoring …

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Bruce Stanski Appointed Fluor CFO; Thomas D’Agostino Named Govt Business President

Bruce Stanski, president of Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) government group since March 2009, has been promoted to chief financial officer of the Irving, Texas-based construction and engineering services contractor in a move that takes effect Aug. 4. Fluor said Tuesday Stanski will oversee the company’s finance, audit, investor relations, compliance, ethics and merger-and-acquisition …

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Perry: Hackers are a Current, ‘Real’ Threat to US Nuclear Reactors

Criminal hackers targeting U.S. nuclear power plants and other energy providers present a substantial and “real” threat to the U.S. electric grid Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday. However, “the good news” is that the Energy Department has substantial resources to counter the threat and has been “working on this for …

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Neil Lampton, Umang Modi Take New Leadership Roles at tiag

Neil Lampton, formerly a vice president of tiag, has been named chief operating officer at the Reston, Virginia-based management and technology services provider. He will help the company implement business plans and oversee work for government and commercial clients, tiag said Wednesday. Lampton joined the company in 2005 as a director and …

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Randall Wotring Promoted to AECOM COO

Randall Wotring, president of AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) technical and operational services business, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the Los Angeles-based engineering services contractor in a move that takes effect July 1. He will succeed Stephen Kadenacy, who will step down as COO and president of AECOM after a 10-year career …

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