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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2020 Procurement Event; DHS’ Soraya Correa, GovCon Expert Jim McAleese Featured as Keynote Speakers

Soraya Correa

Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on Tuesday, June 9th featuring Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as the opening keynote speaker with GovCon Expert and DoD Maven Jim McAleese, Kim Herrington of the Department of Defense (DoD) and Julie Dunne of the General Services Administration (GSA) also serving as event speakers. 

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly Roundup: Mac Curtis Becomes Perspecta Chairman; GovCon Expert Jill Singer Assumes New Role with AT&T; CACI Wins $1.5B NGA Contract; Potomac Officers Club Hosting CMMC Virtual Forum on June 24th; Executive Mosaic Expands GovCon Expert Program Featuring Jerry Calhoun, Bill Downer and Weekly Top Ten Stories

Perspecta Names Mac Curtis as Chairman of Board of Directors; Mike Lawrie Quoted Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Perspecta as well as a six-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been appointed the company’s chairman August 5, 2020, Perspecta announced on Wednesday. “On behalf of Perspecta and the board, I want to thank Mike Lawrie for …

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GovCon Expert Bill Downer: CMMC’s Lack of Impact on Securing Supply Chains

Bill Downer

In my opinion, CMMC has nothing to do with supply chain management. CMMC is intended to serve as a verification mechanism to ensure appropriate levels of cybersecurity practices and processes are in place to ensure basic cyber hygiene as well as protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) that resides on the department’s industry partners’ networks. 

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Summit 7 Partners With AvePoint to Address CMMC Program; Scott Edwards, John Peluso Quoted

Scott Edwards

Summit 7 Systems has partnered with AvePoint to address the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. Following the launch of DFARS 7012 DoD released CMMC, which has expanded upon NIST 800-171 cybersecurity framework.

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Mark Berman: Industry Could See CMMC C3PAO & Assessor Registration Info Soon

Mark Berman

Mark Berman, communications committee chair for the accreditation body for the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, said the group aims to finalize the prerequesites, application process and fees for potential third-party CMMC assessors by June 1, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Senators Seek $26B in Coronavirus Relief Funding; SAIC Secures $630M USAF IDIQ; Wash100 Voting Ends June 1st; Dana Deasy Discusses $10B JEDI Warfighter Capabilities; Katie Arrington Provides CMMC Updates; Executive Spotlight with Pegasystems’ Cynthia Stuebner

Lawmakers Call for $26B in Coronavirus Relief Funding to Support R&D Programs A bipartisan group of senators will seek $26 billion from the Trump administration’s coronavirus relief package to sustain research efforts and personnel in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the leaders announced on Monday. The office of Sen. Edward Markey, said that he …

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Katie Arrington: CMMC Requirements in RFPs Expected in November

Katie Arrington

Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for the Department of Defense’s acquisition and sustainment office and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the initial version of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements could be included in solicitations by November, National Defense Magazine reported Monday.

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