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Virginia Chamber of Commerce Recognizes ACT I on “Fantastic 50” List; ACT I CEO Michael Niggel Quoted

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International (ACT 1) announced on Tuesday that the Virginia Chamber of Commerce recognized ACT I as one of the fifty fastest growing companies in Virginia in 2019 with the 24th position on the “Fantastic 50” list.  “It is an honor for ACT I to be recognized …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Richard White, President of SSL Government Systems, His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Richard White, president of SSL Government, with his first Wash100 Award on Friday. Executive Mosaic recognizes White for his efforts to be innovate in the fields of spacecraft technology and space exploration. We are honored to present the most coveted award …

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Former DNI James Clapper Advising StellarPeak on Market Intelligence, Business Development; CEO Nuhad Karaki Comments

Jim Clapper, the former director of National Intelligence, joined StellarPeak as a senior advisor in January. In this role, Clapper is advising StellarPeak executives on strategic planning, market intelligence and business development to advance the company’s growth in the intelligence community. “Jim brings world-class experience to our team and will …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Army Budget, Modernization, John Hillen and more

Weekly Roundup August 07 – August 11 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson At the tail-end of May the Department of Defense released its FY 2018 budget request, while the Comptroller of the Department of Defense published the Defense Budget Overview, …

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Defense Contractors will be Held to Higher Cyber Standards

Defense contractors will soon be held to the same cybersecurity standards that the Defense Department has implemented  in recent years, according to a top IT official at the Pentagon. “The cyberthreat is not going away; we have to defend our networks and systems, and you’re part of that defense,” acting …

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Fmr. CIA Director Brennan: ‘It’s Going to Take a 9/11’ Cyber Threat for US to Act

Lawmakers should recognize the gravity of cyber-security threats the U.S. faces, and focus on legislation and regulations to properly address vulnerabilities, warned former CIA Director John Brennan Wednesday. “People frequently say it’s going to take a 9/11 in the cyber realm in order for us as a country to be …

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Congressman: Russia is Greatest Cyber-Security Threat to U.S.

Hackers from Russia are America’s greatest cyber-threat, said Rep. Dutch Ruppersburger (D-Md.) Addressing the 2017 Digital Nation Summit, the Maryland congressman whose district is home to the National Security Agency, said that cyber-security threats from Russia are keeping him awake at night. “I mean, we have to always look at China, …

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Experts Warn Lawmakers of Increasing China Cyber Espionage Attacks

Experts at a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing warned lawmakers Tuesday that Chinese government hackers appear to be once again targeting private U.S. companies and organizations. “Anecdotally,” there appears to be a re-emergence of economic-related espionage by Chinese hackers, reported Samantha Ravich, an adviser to D.C.-based think tank the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. …

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HHS: ‘Healthcare Cybersecurity is in Critical Condition’

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said “healthcare cybersecurity is in critical condition” in its report to Congress Friday. Hospitals and health care facilities are a honeypot for hackers and prime targets for ransomware attacks because of the huge amounts of personal information that they collect. While cyber criminals have grown …

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U.S. CIO Margie Graves: Thanks to 2015 Cyber Security Sprint, Feds Avoid Wannacry Virus

Acting U.S. CIO Margie Graves said that thanks to the 2015 federal cybersecurity sprint, federal agencies were able to avoid the devastating WannaCry ransomware virus that infected more than 200,000 people and organizations in over 150 countries. When asked at the Public Sector Innovation Summit how security protocols implemented in …

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