Tag Archives: cyber

Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac, Other Cyber Experts: Agencies Need to Adopt Zero Trust

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2021 — Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), and other industry cyber experts have encouraged the implementation of a zero trust approach at government agencies following the exploitation of a SolarWind software vulnerability that affected at least eight agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

Read More »

Federal Agencies Expedite R&D Initiatives Moving into 2021

research and development

Since the onset of COVID-19, the government and industry have expedited the development process for new technologies and offerings to remain competitive in the evolving landscape. Innovation units across the nation have focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy and robotics, to support data and networks. To register for the 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

Read More »

GovConWire to Host Air Force IT Plans and Priorities Forum TODAY at 12pm

Air Force IT Plans and Priorities Forum

GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum will feature Lauren Knausenberger, deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, as the keynote speaker. During her address, she will discuss how the industry can progress the latest initiative across the Air Force. “IT is the foundation on which we do everything else,” Knausenberger stated.

Read More »

Expert Panel to Discuss Future Modernization Initiatives During GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum

GovConWire Events

GovConWire’s Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum will feature an expert panel that will discuss how the industry can progress the latest initiatives across the Air Force. The panel will host  Alka Bhave of Perspecta, as well as Colt Whittall, Nicolas Chaillan and Chad Raduege of the U.S. Air Force. To register for the Air Force: IT Plans and Priorities Forum visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

Read More »

Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit to Feature SDA Director Derek Tournear

Derek Tournear Director SDA

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Derek Tournear, director of the Space Development Agency (SDA), as keynote speaker, the summit will address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

Read More »

BlueHalo Acquires Fortego, Base2 to Grow Cyber & Intell Footprints; Baird’s John Song Comments

John Song, managing director of Baird

BlueHalo has bought Maryland-based companies Fortego and Base2 Engineering in a pair of deals aimed to expand signal intelligence and cyber offerings for the national security sector. Baird and Aronson Capital Partners advised the acquired firms on the transactions. "Bringing Fortego and Base2 together creates a sizable concentration of highly skilled experts in cyber and SIGINT – a capability that BlueHalo can now leverage across the wide spanning missions to which they provide support," John Song, a managing director at Baird, told GovCon Wire.

Read More »

DoD’s Dr. Mark Lewis to Discuss Development of Innovative Technologies During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit

Dr. Mark Lewis

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Mark Lewis, acting deputy undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and director of defense research and engineering for modernization, as keynote speaker, the summit will also address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

Read More »

Baird Hosts 2020 Government & Defense Conference Featuring John Song, Jean Stack

Baird

Baird hosted its 2020 Government & Defense Conference on Thursday, a full day virtual event featuring a wide variety of experts across government, academia and industry to present their insights regarding the latest M&A trends and market value drivers influencing the defense and federal market. Jean Stack also highlighted market themes, including 5G, space, directed energy, electronic warfare, hypersonics and cyber

Read More »

Newly Registered CMMC RPO Specializing in Microsoft 365 and Azure Government Compliance

CMMC RPO for Microsoft 365 and Azure Government

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) reviewed and confirmed several U.S. cybersecurity and regulatory compliance consultant organizations through its recently established Registered Provider Organization (RPO) accreditation program. Among the newly registered RPO’s, Summit 7 was recently certified and accredited for its unique focus on DFARS and CMMC …

Read More »