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Andrew Couch Talks CryptoFuse’s Role Rethinking Blockchain

Last week, Andrew Couch, founder of Cryptofuse, spoke with GovConWire about how his company is looking to redefine blockchain technology and drive value in the federal market. As Couch explained, his company devised a way to exchange information without the internet by relying on asynchronous updating and the global blockchain. …

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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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Expert Panel Offers Insights Into Cloud Migration During Potomac Officers Club’s Are We There Yet? Event

On Thursday, Nov. 29th, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s Are We There Yet? Your Journey to the Cloud and the Pit Stops Along the Way Agenda, featuring an expert panel consisting of Dr. Emma Alexander and Kshemendra Paul of the Department …

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McAleese & Associates: GovCon Execs Talk AI, Hypersonics at Reagan Forum

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the two-day Reagan National Defense Forum that kicked off Friday in California. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson; Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy; Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business; and Harris (NYSE: …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts Are We There Yet? Cloud Event; Dr. John Zangardi Gives Keynote

On Thursday, Nov. 29th, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s Are We There Yet? Your Journey to the Cloud and the Pit Stops Along the Way Agenda event, featuring a keynote address from Dr. John Zangardi, chief information officer for the Department …

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China, US at Odds Over AI Technology’s Future

On Nov. 14th, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission warned the U.S. government of the potential dangers of being too reliant on Chinese technology in its annual report. A congressional advisory panel claims purchasing internet-linked devices manufactured in China is leaving the United States open to possible security breaches. …

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McAleese & Associates: Michael Griffin on Space-Based Sensor Layer, Other Defense Tech Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report that outlines some of the technology priorities of Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department. One of the priorities is the need to accelerate the deployment of a space-based sensor layer to defend against hypersonic threats as …

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Amazon HQ2 to Help Create up to 37,850 Jobs by 2034; Lynn Dugle Quoted

Amazon’s decision to establish new headquarters in Northern Virginia and New York is expected to help create up to 37,850 jobs by 2034, the Washington Business Journal reports. Over the next two years alone, the tech giant plans to to hire 1,200 people in the Greater Washington area to work …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2018 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap Forum

On Thursday, Oct. 25th, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2018 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap Forum, featuring a keynote address from Dale Ormond, principal director, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering. His remarks were followed by an …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum

On Thursday, Oct. 17th, GovCon public and private sector representatives gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum, featuring a keynote address from Monte Hawkins, director, National Vetting Center of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Panelists included Hao-y Froemling, Department of Homeland Security; Kathy Lane, Office of …

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