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Aerospace Defense Firms Launch Measures to Avoid COVID-19 Spread; Ellen Lord Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA), Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell subsidiary and other aerospace defense manufacturers have increased cleaning efforts and implemented telework capabilities, social distancing and other measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and maintain operations, FlightGlobal reported Friday. Other companies that have initiated similar efforts are Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Sikorsky and AeroVironment.

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Ellen Lord: Defense Industrial Base Workforce Should Continue Working as Part of Critical Infrastructure

The Department of Defense on Friday released two memos to address key concerns identified by defense trade groups during the four daily update calls on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led by Jennifer Santos, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, on Friday issued a memo saying the defense industrial base is considered as a critical infrastructure sector by the Department of Homeland Security and that its workforce should maintain normal work schedules to meet national security requirements.

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Ellen Lord, DoD Acquisition Chief, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Defense Supply Chain Cybersecurity, Procurement Framework

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for ramping up efforts to secure the defense supply chain while also working to accelerate the Pentagon's procurement process. This marks Lord’s fourth Wash100 Award and third consecutive.

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Ellen Lord: DoD Eyes First CMMC Training Course for Auditors in April

Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the Department of Defense will conduct a public hearing on the new cybersecurity standards in late April or early May with plans to start the first Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification training course for auditors in April, National Defense reported Wednesday. The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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Ellen Lord: Pentagon’s CMMC Program Draws International Interest

Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said several international partners have expressed interest in adopting the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday. The Potomac Officers Club will host its CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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McAleese & Associates Outlines Four Key Themes From Ellen Lord’s Pentagon Briefing

Jim McAleese, founder of McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 awardee, highlights in a new report four primary messages from Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord at a press briefing Friday, including the launch of the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program in January.

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George Mason University, Defense Acquisition University to Host Government Contracting Conference on Oct. 3rd; Featuring Wash100 Awardees Roger Krone, Hon. Ellen Lord

George Mason University School of Business’ Center for Government Contracting and Defense Acquisition University will be hosting the 2019 Government Contracting Conference for the first time on Oct. 3rd at the Washington Marriott Metro Center. Click here to register for the conference. 

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McAleese & Associates: Ellen Lord Highlights DoD’s Middle Tier Acquisition Approach at Press Briefing

Jim McAleese, founder of McAleese & Associates and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, wrote about a recent press briefing where Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord discussed ongoing procurement reform and innovation efforts at the Department of Defense. He noted that Lord, also a 2019 Wash100 awardee, hinted at proposed fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act compromise on DoD's middle tier acquisition programs for an upcoming conference between the House and Senate Armed Services Committees.

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