Technology

Dr. Joe Evans to Address Priorities, Challenges, Innovations with 5G Adoption During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Dr. Joe Evans, principal director for 5G

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, Dr. Joe Evans, principal director for 5G, reporting directly to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering within the Office of the Secretary of Defense, will be featured as the keynote speaker. To register for Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, as well as see upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page.

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Baird Hosts 2020 Government & Defense Conference Featuring John Song, Jean Stack

Baird

Baird hosted its 2020 Government & Defense Conference on Thursday, a full day virtual event featuring a wide variety of experts across government, academia and industry to present their insights regarding the latest M&A trends and market value drivers influencing the defense and federal market. Jean Stack also highlighted market themes, including 5G, space, directed energy, electronic warfare, hypersonics and cyber

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Newly Registered CMMC RPO Specializing in Microsoft 365 and Azure Government Compliance

CMMC RPO for Microsoft 365 and Azure Government

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) reviewed and confirmed several U.S. cybersecurity and regulatory compliance consultant organizations through its recently established Registered Provider Organization (RPO) accreditation program. Among the newly registered RPO’s, Summit 7 was recently certified and accredited for its unique focus on DFARS and CMMC …

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DataRobot Secures Investments, Partners With Snowflake, HPE, Salesforce; Dan Wright Quoted

Dan Wright President and COO DataRobot

Boston-based enterprise artificial intelligence company DataRobot has received an investment from and expanded its partnership with cloud-based data warehousing company Snowflake (NYSE: SNOW) to advance product integration and go-to-market initiatives to deliver improved user experience and help customers derive insights from data using AI. DataRobot said Wednesday it also secured strategic investments from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Salesforce’s (NYSE: CRM) venture arm.

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White House Unveils National Space Policy

White House

President Donald Trump has issued a new policy that outlines plans to advance U.S. interests in space, reaffirm the country’s leadership in the space domain and adapt the U.S. national security strategy to counter aggression in space. The National Space Policy “represents a whole-of-government approach that recognizes space as a national imperative” and calls for the U.S. Space Force to improve the U.S. armed forces' capabilities to “protect our freedom of operation in, from, and to space,” Trump said in a statement published Wednesday.

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Accenture Federal Arm, Mitre Help VA Implement Colmery Act IT Updates; Robert Wilkie Quoted

Robert Wilkie Secretary Veterans Affairs

Accenture Federal Services and Mitre have helped the Department of Veterans Affairs update information technology systems for processing education benefits for military veterans. The Veterans Benefits Administration and its two industry partners performed software development, integration, testing, communications and training work as part of Colmery Act implementation efforts. “These IT changes improve our ability to deliver education benefits to GI Bill students.” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

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SentinelOne’s Tomer Weingarten: AI Could Help Agencies Scale Up Cybersecurity Efforts

Tomer Weingarten Co-Founder and CEO SentinelOne

The rapid increase in the use of endpoint devices driven by remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the exponential growth of data and Tomer Weingarten, co-founder and CEO of SentinelOne, said artificial intelligence could help agencies automate device monitoring and the analysis of large datasets to detect and respond to threats in real time.

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Executive Order Sets Nine Principles for Federal Adoption of AI

Artificial intelligence

President Donald Trump signed Thursday an executive order to guide agencies on the adoption of artificial intelligence to facilitate the delivery of services to U.S. citizens and promote public trust in AI. The executive order establishes nine common principles for the design, development, use and acquisition of AI: lawful; accurate, reliable and effective; purposeful and performance-driven; accountable; transparent; regularly monitored; responsible and traceable; understandable; safe, secure and resilient.

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