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Fortinet’s Jim Richberg: Agencies Should Reassess Cybersecurity Amid Looming IT Budget Cuts

Jim Richberg Public Sector Field CISO Fortinet

Jim Richberg, public sector field chief information security officer at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), said government agencies should begin rethinking security as they prepare for impending information technology budget cuts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Former National Lab Exec Anantha Krishnan Named General Atomics Energy Group SVP

Anantha Krishnan SVP of Energy Group General Atomics

Anantha Krishnan, a 15-year veteran of the Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and most recently associate laboratory director of the LLNL engineering directorate, has been appointed senior vice president of the energy business at General Atomics.

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Belcan Buys Federal IT Services Contractor Telesis; Lance Kwasniewski Quoted

Lance Kwasniewski CEO Belcan

Belcan, a portfolio company of private equity firm AE Industrial Partners, has acquired federal information technology services provider Telesis for an undisclosed sum. "The acquisition of Telesis is transformational for Belcan's Government IT Solutions business, immediately adding complementary capabilities and greater scale," said Belcan CEO Lance Kwasniewski.

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Stephen Sartwell Joins Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions in SVP Role

Stephen Sartwell SVP Cobham AES

Stephen Sartwell, formerly an executive at L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX), has joined Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions as senior vice president for program and operations excellence. Sartwell held manufacturing-related roles across his tenure at L3Harris, including leadership over standardization to accommodate boosted production workloads, Cobham said Monday.

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Five Companies Win Spots on $835M Air Force Helicopter Maintenance IDIQ

Helicopter Maintenance Air Force photo

The U.S. Air Force has selected five companies to help the service branch maintain helicopters, aircrew flight equipment and weapons under multiple-award $835M contract. Contractors will compete for task orders to provide maintenance support to Pacific Air Forces, AF Global Strike Command,AF District of Washington and Air Education and Training Command, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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Vectrus President, CEO Chuck Prow Receives Sixth Wash100 Award for Company Growth

President, CEO of Vectrus Chuck Prow Receives Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of ArchIntel and Executive Mosaic

Chuck Prow, president and CEO of Vectrus, has received his sixth Wash100 Award. This is the fourth consecutive year that Prow has received the award and his sixth overall in the seven year history of the Wash100 Award. "Vectrus provides critical infrastructure support services globally for a variety of national security missions," said Prow.

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