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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Anne Neuberger’s Priorities for NSA, Chris Townsend Joins UiPath, $820M DoD BPA, CACI, GE Aviation Secure Big Contracts and Weekly Top 10 Stories

Anne Neuberger, who directs the National Security Agency’s (NSA) new Cybersecurity Directorate, revealed that the NSA will launch a directorate in October to focus on ransomware attacks that could make our upcoming elections vulnerable during Billington CyberSecurity’s 10th Annual Summit last week. Neuberger also discussed NSA’s efforts to protect the nation from …

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Financial Integrity Network Issues Policy Alert on Illicit Financing Threats

A new policy alert from Washington, D.C.-based Financial Integrity Network says illegal financing threats and weaknesses in China’s anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism measures increase the risk posed by criminal actors operating in the East Asian country to multinational corporations and banks worldwide. Juan Zarate, a 2016 Wash100 award recipient, is chairman and co-founder of FIN.

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Financial Integrity Network Issues Policy Alert on Illicit Financing Threats

A new policy alert from Washington, D.C.-based Financial Integrity Network says illegal financing threats and weaknesses in China’s anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism measures increase the risk posed by criminal actors operating in the East Asian country to multinational corporations and banks worldwide. Juan Zarate, a 2016 Wash100 award recipient, is chairman and co-founder of FIN.

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2019 Data Management Forum, Michael Conlin, Chief Data Officer for the Defense Department, Gives Keynote Address

On Wednesday, April 10th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Data Management Forum. The forum featured a panel discussion about augmented data management, and Michael Conlin, chief data officer for the U.S. Department of Defense, …

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McAleese & Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Calls for Integrated Strategy to Deploy 5G Network

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the speech of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at an Atlantic Council event held Monday. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, called on the U.S. government to come up with a “whole-of-government” strategy to deploy a 5G network backed by …

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McAleese & Associates: Will Roper on Hypersonics, Other USAF Tech Dev’t Programs

McAleese & Associates has released a report on a speech by Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the Defense Program Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Roper said the service is accelerating work on hypersonics and noted about Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) …

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McAleese & Associates: Undersecretary Matthew Donovan on Air Force’s Readiness, Other Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on the U.S. Air Force’s priorities for 2020 discussed by USAF Undersecretary Matthew Donovan at an Air Force Association event. Donovan said Friday at the AFA event that readiness remains the Air Force’s top priority and that the service plans to increase …

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McAleese & Associates: Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Readiness, Info Management

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Navy Secretary Richard Spencer‘s speech at the Surface Navy Association’s Annual National Symposium. Spencer, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said at the SNA event that the Navy needs a sense of urgency and to ramp up speed and rate of change to address …

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McAleese & Associates: Richard Spencer on Two-Carrier Buy, Other Navy Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report that outlines some of the priorities of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer. Spencer said Thursday during a Center for Strategic and International Studies event that the Navy has begun to work with Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) on a possible two-carrier contract. “We are going to get …

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