Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Katie Arrington, CISO for DoD Acquisition Office, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing New Cyber Framework, Culture Change

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the office of the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for her role in the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification initiative. This honor marks Arrington’s first Wash100 win.

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Will Roper, Air Force Assistant Secretary, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Will Roper, an assistant secretary of the U.S. Air Force, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for his efforts to drive acquisition as well as advance technology and logistics for the service branch. 

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Two Private Equity Firms to Acquire Forescout for $1.9B Cash; Michael DeCesare Quoted

Advent International and Crosspoint Capital Partners have agreed to acquire Forescout Technologies (Nasdaw: FSCT) for $33 per share in cash, or approximately $1.9B, in a deal that will take the cybersecurity software company private. Michael DeCesare will remain as Forescout's president and CEO after the deal closes, the company said Thursday.

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Sentar to Help DHA Manage Health IT Cybersecurity Under Potential $164M Task Order

Sentar has been awarded a potential $164M task order to support the Defense Health Agency in efforts to protect military information technology platforms from cyber risks. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic to help DHA implement cybersecurity measures and address compliance requirements across the Military Health System.

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DoD CIO Dana Deasy Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving Pentagon’s IT Modernization Through Cloud, AI & 5G Initiatives

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Dana Deasy, chief information officer of the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for prioritizing information technology projects that drive DoD's digital modernization and new tech adoption.

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ASGN Completes $85M Blackstone Federal Purchase; ECS’ George Wilson Quoted

ASGN (NYSE: ASGN) has closed its acquisition of Blackstone Technology Group’s federal division for $85M in cash. ASGN said Monday it will integrate Arlington, Va.-based Blackstone Federal into ECS’ enterprise solutions group focused on providing digital platforms to federal civilian clients.

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