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HP Federal’s Tommy Gardner: Culture, Budget & Tech Shifts Needed to Bolster Gov’t Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2019 — Tommy Gardner, chief technology officer of HP Federal, said changes to organizational culture, budgeting strategy and technology will help the federal government mitigate cybersecurity incidents similar to the Office of Personnel Management data breach in 2015, ExecutiveBiz reported May 21. Gardner wrote in …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Calls for Clear Gov’t Strategy, Funds for Commercial Satcom Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, has said the government needs a defined strategy and funding for the acquisition, operations and maintenance of commercial satellite communications capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Space News reported Dec. 12 …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Air Force Acquisition Forum on Aug. 8

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10th, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Air Force Acquisition Forum on Aug. 8 at 2941 Restaurant. Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics for the U.S. Air Force, will serve as a …

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Boeing to Adopt ‘Commercial Timeline’ to Accelerate WGS 11 & 12 Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is working to accelerate its effort to build the 11th and 12th Wideband Global Satcom satellites using the $600 million that Congress allotted for the program in the 2018 Defense Department budget, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that Rico Attanasio, …

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PwC: US Aerospace & Defense Firms Spend More in R&D for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — PwC‘s global consulting unit has found a nearly $12 billion increase in the research and development budgets of U.S. aerospace and defense companies in 2017, led by Boeing (NYSE: BA), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense …

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AT&T, FirstNet to Get $73M FY 2018 Budget for Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — The First Responder Network Authority board has cleared a $73.5 million budget for fiscal year 2018 to support the efforts of FirstNet and contractor AT&T (NYSE: T) to deploy a nationwide broadband network for public safety, ExecutiveGov reported Tuesday. The agency said Thursday its public-private …

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Thales e-Security’s Brent Hansen: Encrypting Data at Rest Key to Agencies’ Cyber Defense Efforts

Brent Hansen, senior director of solution architects at Thales e-Security, has said federal agencies seeking to build up their cybersecurity posture should prioritize the adoption of technology platforms that work to encrypt data at rest. Hansen wrote that encrypting data at rest could help agencies safeguard critical information from cyber …

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Thomson Reuters: Gov’t Lawyers See Increased Workloads Amid Challenges; Steve Rubley Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2017 — Thomson Reuters has released a survey report on city, state and federal government lawyers that indicates a view toward increased workloads over the next years and added pressure due to resource constraints, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday 76 percent of the 238 polled lawyers …

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