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James Benton Named PAE CIO; John Heller Quoted

James Benton, interim chief information officer at PAE since August 2018, has been named permanent CIO of the Arlington, Va.-based government services contractor. Benton will continue to oversee PAE’s information technology field support operations, global service desk and cybersecurity initiatives, the company said Monday. He said he looks forward to …

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Nathan Rogers Named SAIC CIO; Tony Moraco Quoted

Nathan Rogers, formerly chief information officer at Engility, has been named CIO at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). He will directly report to SAIC CEO Tony Moraco and succeed Bob Fecteau, who is set to retire in April, the company said Wednesday. “Nathan is a proven technology leader within …

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Jacobs Names Marietta Hannigan as Chief Strategy & Comms Officer, Madhuri Andrews as CIO

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has promoted Marietta Hannigan, a 19-year company veteran, to chief strategy and communications officer, and named Madhuri Andrews, former chief information officer at DynCorp International, as CIO. Steve Demetriou, Jacobs chairman and CEO, said in a statement published Tuesday the appointments are part of the company’s …

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Booz Allen Vet Michael Haney Joins SOSi as CIO

Michael Haney, former senior director of enterprise systems delivery at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been named chief information officer of SOS International. He brings nearly three decades of technology experience in the aerospace, defense and government services sectors to his new position, SOSi said Tuesday. Haney has led Booz …

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Former VA CIO Rob Thomas Named Leidos Strategic Accounts, Govt Relations VP; Gerry Fasano Comments

Rob Thomas, formerly chief information officer and acting assistant secretary for the office of information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president for strategic accounts and government relations. Thomas will help Leidos advance organic growth strategies and client relationships in his …

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IT Vet Archana Deskus Named HPE Global CIO

Archana “Archie” Deskus, formerly chief information officer at oil and gas company Baker Hughes (NYSE: BHGE), has joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) as global CIO. HPE President Antonio Neri wrote in a blog post posted Thursday Deskus will help advance an information technology strategy as the company works to …

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Qualys’ Mike Poulos: Automation-Based Continuous Monitoring Key to Agencies’ Cybersecurity Efforts

Mike Poulos, technical director of U.S. federal operations at California-based cloud security services provider Qualys (Nasdaq: QLYS), has said federal agencies should develop a continuous monitoring program in order to protect their information technology infrastructure amid the increasing number of cyber threats. Poulos wrote that such a program should be based …

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Senate, House Disagree on Creation of U.S. Space Corps, NDAA Priorities

The House Armed Services Committee voted down an amendment that would have halted the creation of a U.S. Space Corps and instead moved forward with the provision as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed late Wednesday night. The provision creates a separate military branch for space …

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Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) To Manage Data from Drone Surveillance

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work announced the creation of the Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) which will manage the masses of data currently collected by drone surveillance. Known as Project Maven, the team will accelerate the Defense Department’s integration of big data and machine learning, reports GCN. Masses of data have been …

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Federal Reserve Exec Bajinder Paul Named InfoZen Strategy & Solutions VP

Bajinder Paul, formerly associate director at the Federal Reserve System, has joined InfoZen as vice president of strategy and solutions for the Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology services provider’s federal business. Raj Ananthanpillai, chairman, CEO and president of InfoZen, said in a statement released Monday the company expects Paul to leverage …

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