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Michael Mestrovich of State Department Delivers Keynote Address During Potomac Officers Club’s IT Modernization in Today’s Environment Event

Michael Mestrovich Principal Deputy CIO State Department

Michael Mestrovich, principal deputy chief information officer for the State Department, delivered his keynote address during Potomac Officers Club’s Secure IT Modernization in Today’s Environment Virtual Event on Wednesday, August 26th. If you missed the event, you can still register to watch the footage in Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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Mike Knowles to Lead Cubic’s New Mission & Performance Solutions Segment

Mike Knowles President Cubic MPS Segment

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has combined into a single business structure its mission solutions and global defense segments as part of a business realignment effort and appointed Mike Knowles, a senior vice president, as president of the newly formed Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions segment.

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Jim Brinker, Intel Federal Head, Receives First Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Jim Garrettson (L) and Jim Brinker (R)

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Jim Brinker, president and general manager of Intel's federal business unit, with his first Wash100 Award on Friday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Brinker for expanding the company’s information technology, cyber and artificial intelligence technology through notable partnerships, which also grew Intel Federal’s revenue and presence in the government contracting (GovCon) sector.

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Weekly Roundup: Pentagon Launches Competition for $11.7B IT Contract; PAE Joins Alion on $896M Task Order; Leidos Secures Multiple Contracts; KBR Buys Centauri; CISA Unveils 5G Strategy

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES Leidos Wins $292M Contract to Support FAA System Upgrades; Fran Hill Quoted Leidos has been awarded a four-year, approximate $292 million prime contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to design and develop a system that will provide real-time access to weather, aeronautical, …

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Doug Brown Assumes Federal Design Practice Lead Role at Woolpert

Doug Brown Federal Design Unit Lead Woolpert

Doug Brown, vice president and program director at Woolpert, has elevated to the position of federal design practice leader. He has worked for the architecture, engineering and geospatial services provider for almost 18 years and has managed multimillion-dollar planning and design contracts with military customers, Woolpert said Thursday.

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BGOV: Federal Spending on Insider Threat Detection Tech Could Surpass $1B in FY 2020

insider threat

The federal insider threat technology market is expected to exceed $1B in fiscal year 2020 driven by agencies’ spending on cybersecurity tools and services designed to detect and monitor malicious behavior in data use and employee networks, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday.

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Vectrus to Continue Army Comms Support Under $117M Contract Modification

Vectrus

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has been awarded a $116.8M U.S. Army contract modification to continue helping the service branch operate, maintain and secure base communications information systems. The award covers U.S. Central Command  communications infrastructure support, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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NuWave’s Michael Buscher: Large Data Sets Drive Gov’t Information Dominance Strategy

Michael Buscher Chief Growth Officer NuWave Solutions

Michael Buscher, chief growth officer of NuWave Solutions, told Government Matters in a video interview posted Thursday about the trend towards information dominance and how an overwhelming amount of data drives that trend within the Department of Defense, intelligence community and civilian agencies.

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