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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Katie Arrington Talks Possible CMMC Changes; CISA Director Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration; White House Drops OPM-GSA Merger Plan; Sandeep Kalra Becomes Persistent Systems CEO; Roger Krone on Leidos Third Quarter Results

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Sandeep Kalra Promoted to Persistent Systems CEO Persistent Systems has promoted Sandeep Kalra, an experienced leader in the software services industry, as CEO to lead the company’s strategic growth and services, the company announced Monday. “We are looking forward to the next …

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Keith Nakasone Details Inclusion of CMMC Requirements in GSA Contract Vehicles

Keith Nakasone Deputy Asst. Commissioner GSA Office of IT Category

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition in the General Services Administration's Office of IT Category, has clarified in a video interview that GSA will apply the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements into new governmentwide acquisition contract vehicles at the order level.

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Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum to Address Upcoming Certification Requirements; Featuring Katie Arrington as Keynote Speaker

Katie Arrington CISO DoD Acquisition Office

Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum will feature Katie Arrington, Chief Information Security Officer at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as a keynote speaker. She will analyze the meaning of “process maturity” and the concept of “evidence” of maturity. To register for Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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Keith Nakasone: GSA to Continue Adding Cyber Requirements Into GWACs

Keith Nakasone Deputy Asst Commissioner GSA

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition within the General Services Administration’s office of information technology category, said GSA will continue to integrate cybersecurity requirements into governmentwide acquisition contracts to help ensure the security of sensitive data, FedScoop reported Wednesday.

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Katie Arrington, CISO for DoD’s Acquisition Office, Receives First Wash100 Award for Leading CMMC Initiative

Katie Arrington Receives 2020 Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson

Executive Mosaic founder and CEO Jim Garrettson presented Katie Arrington, chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (OUSDA) for the Department of Defense (DoD), her first Wash100 Award for her pivotal role in the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) initiative. 

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Tina Kuhn, of CyberCore, Discusses Upcoming Regulations’ Impact on the Federal Community

Tina Kuhn, President and CEO of Cybercore Technologies

CyberCore has published a white paper regarding the government’s upcoming regulations and how they will impact the federal community, the company reported on Tuesday. The federal government has developed regulations to mitigate risk across the industrial base. “Current regulations in the DFAR regarding the protection of Covered Defense Information (CDI) and supply chain responsibilities are being strengthened by these new regulations,” Kuhn said. 

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Executive Spotlight with Amentum CEO John Vollmer on DynCorp Acquisition; SAIC Secures $753M Army Intel Support Contract; CMMC Integration Rule Change; Diane Nguyen Named Microsoft Federal CFO

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Air Force Adds 15 Companies to $950M Joint All Domain C2 Support IDIQ The U.S. Air Force has selected 15 additional companies as awardees on a potential $950M contract to build and operate systems across land, air, sea, space, electromagnetic spectrum …

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GovCon Expert Kim Koster: Looking to Lift Cash Flow? Try Tightening SubK Management

Kim Koster Unanet GovCon Expert

Kim Koster, vice president of GovCon Strategy at Unanet, co-author of the 2020 GAUGE Report and GovCon Expert, has published her latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Thursday. GovCon Expert Koster explains how in the current financial climate, a few upgrades to labor, billing processes and capabilities can loosen cash constraints and bolster profitability for the federal market.

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