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Bicameral Bill Seeks to Boost Investments in Emerging Tech to Maintain US Science & Tech Leadership

Four lawmakers have proposed a bicameral bill to strengthen U.S. scientific and technological edge through increased investments in the development and commercialization of emerging technologies. The bipartisan Endless Frontier Act would change the name of the National Science Foundation to National Science and Technology Foundation and create a technology directorate within NSTF to advance research in 10 tech focus areas, including artificial intelligence and machine learning; high-performance computing; cybersecurity and data storage; and robotics, automation and advanced manufacturing.

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Three Steps for Protecting Data in the Public and Private Sectors

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The information technology landscape has greatly evolved in recent years. The new reality is that almost all of our critical infrastructures operate in a digital environment, including the health care, transportation, communications, financial, and energy industries. The digital transformation has brought both challenges and new solutions to protecting data wherever it may reside. Three steps needed to protect data are 1) the use of comprehensive risk management frameworks, 2) employing full pervasive “everywhere” encryption, and 3) and operating in secure, transparent, and optimized cloud hybrid cloud environments. 

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Chuck Brooks: Government Focused on Securing the Cyber Supply Chain

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The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc and disruption on many aspects of security, work, and commerce. The virus has also called attention to the vulnerabilities of the supply chain, whether it be in secure sourcing and reliability of operations, or surrounding the cyber insecurities of interconnectivity.

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L3Harris Offers Software to Healthcare and Public Safety Responders Combating COVID-19; Dana Mehnert Quoted

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L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) will offer its BeOn software application for free to health care and public safety workers, allowing users to turn their smartphones, laptops and other devices into an encrypted public safety radio, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Govini Tracks Pentagon’s Use of OTAs, SBIR Contracts; Tara Murphy Dougherty Quoted

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Govini analyzed the Department of Defense’s use of other transaction authorities and Small Business Innovation Research contracts between fiscal year 2015 and FY 2019 and found that the two contracting methods accounted for 10 percent, or $9.6B, of DoD’s spending on research, development, test and evaluation operations in 2019, Defense News reported Wednesday.

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Phebe Novakovic, General Dynamics Chairman & CEO, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth; Supporting U.S. National Security

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Executive Mosaic is honored to present Phebe Novakovic, chairman and CEO of General Dynamics, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for driving company growth, expanding its senior management team and defending our nation’s national security interests. 

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Teresa Carlson, AWS Worldwide Public Sector VP, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Cloud Innovation, Business Expansion and New Educational Platforms

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Teresa Carlson, vice president of the worldwide public sector business at Amazon Web Services, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for driving cloud innovation, expanding AWS' influence and advocating for cloud computing education within Virginia schools.

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