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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization Led by Lara Poloni; IBM Split into Two Companies; Northrop Gets $1B Navy Contract; Pentagon Awards $600M Towards 5G; Katie Arrington Receives First Wash100 Award

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization; Names Lara Poloni as Lead AECOM has integrated its Design and Consulting Services (DCS) businesses into one global organization as part of the company’s phased strategy. The new unit will be led by Lara Poloni, AECOM’s …

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BlackBerry’s Charles Eagan: Authentication, Digital Rights Management Key to IoT Security

Charles Eagan, chief technology officer at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said organizations should adopt two strategies – digital rights management and authentication – to facilitate data sharing and ensure the security of mobile phones and internet of things-based devices.

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American Systems Gets USAF Approval to Operate Emergency Threat Notification Tech; Peter Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2019 — American Systems received clearance from the U.S. Air Force to deploy and operate a cloud-based mass notification system designed to be used during emergency situations at the service branch's facilities, ExecutiveBiz reported June 19.

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Derived Credentials Could Help Agencies Protect Mobile Devices

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should protect mobile devices from hackers and adversaries and one way to do that is through the use of derived credentials. Battaglia wrote that such an approach could help agencies verify the identity of government officials …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Agencies’ IT Strategy Should Eye Enterprise Mobility Mgmt Tech Adoption

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should integrate mobility as part of the information technology strategy and one way to do it is through adoption of enterprise mobility management platforms. Battaglia wrote that EMM tools with containerized systems work to address issues …

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Former Coast Guard CIO Robert Day to Head Blackberry’s Federal Cyber Center & FedRAMP Efforts

Robert Day,  a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral and former USCG chief information officer, has been appointed by Blackberry (Nasdaq: BBRY) to manage the mobile device maker’s new federal Cybersecurity Operations Center and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program product initiatives. Day is a federal information technology and cybersecurity veteran who …

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BlackBerry to Acquire AtHoc by Q3 FY 2016; John Chen Comments

BlackBerry (Nasdaq: BBRY) is in the process of acquiring networked crisis communications provider AtHoc as part of efforts to expand the latter’s business globally and deliver integrated applications for mass communications. BlackBerry said Wednesday the combination of its enterprise portfolio and global network with AtHoc’s software platform will work to support secure,  mission-critical …

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Jeff Ait Joins BlackBerry as US Public Sector VP

Jeff Ait, formerly public sector director of Good Technology, has joined BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) as vice president and head of the U.S. public sector. Ait told BlackBerry Business Blog on Tuesday that he would pursue business opportunities with the Defense Department after the Pentagon issued full operational capability for BlackBerry …

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