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Ellen Lord: Defense Industrial Base Workforce Should Continue Working as Part of Critical Infrastructure

The Department of Defense on Friday released two memos to address key concerns identified by defense trade groups during the four daily update calls on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led by Jennifer Santos, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, on Friday issued a memo saying the defense industrial base is considered as a critical infrastructure sector by the Department of Homeland Security and that its workforce should maintain normal work schedules to meet national security requirements.

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Gen. Paul Nakasone, Cybercom and NSA Head, Named to 2020 Wash100 for His Efforts to Advance Cybersecurity Capabilities and Defend U.S. National Security

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Gen. Paul Nakasone, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency (NSA), as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for his efforts to protect U.S national security and U.S. elections through cybersecurity initiatives and advancements. This marks Nakasone’s fourth consecutive Wash100 Award.

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FLIR Finalizes Endeavor Robotics Purchase; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) completed its acquisition of Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners in a $382 million cash deal. Endeavor, formerly iRobot Defense and Security, will now operate as part of the unmanned systems and integrated solutions division of FLIR’s government and defense business unit, FLIR said Monday. James …

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Parsons Relocates HQ to Washington DC in Push for Defense, Intell & Critical Infrastructure Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2019 — Parsons has moved to increase its proximity to major customers and key decision-makers in an effort to drive critical infrastructure, defense and intelligence market growth with a new corporate headquarters in Washington, D.C., ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday its headquarters relocation …

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FLIR Systems Signs $385M Cash Deal to Buy Endeavor Robotics; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has agreed to purchase Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners for about $385M in cash to make its entry into the market for unmanned ground vehicles for military, critical infrastructure and public safety applications. FLIR said Monday it expects the acquisition to close in the first quarter of …

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Symantec Unveils AI-Powered ICS Cybersecurity Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2018 — Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) has developed a security platform that utilizes artificial intelligence with the goal to protect critical infrastructure and operational technology from cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Industrial Control System Protection Neural is designed to counter malware on USB devices, …

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