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DHS: Over 700,000 Travelers Overstay U.S. Visas

Over 700,000 legal foreign travelers to the United States overstayed their visas and remained in the country during 2016, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security. “This report shows that we have a problem with visa overstays in the United States,” a senior administration official said in …

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Ann-Marie Johnson Named Business Devt Exec for DHS Operations at Unisys Federal

Ann-Marie Johnson, former vice president of civilian business development at ASI Government, has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as Department of Homeland Security business development executive at the company’s federal business. Unisys said Monday that Johnson will bring her government information technology and acquisition experience to lead client relationships and foster domain and business growth opportunities …

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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speaker List for 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, MAY 22, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has finalized its speaker and panelist list for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors. The rapid advancement of …

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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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The Potomac Officers Club Adds MG Garrett Yee to Panel for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, MAY 17, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Major General Garrett Yee to the list of Panelists for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors. …

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DHS, DOJ Triple Spending on Internet of Things

The Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice have tripled their spending on equipment and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) over the past six years, spending $600 million on the smart security industry, a new study by contracting intelligence firm Govini finds. Spending on software applications and cloud …

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Potomac Officers Club Adds Jeanette Manfra to 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA., May 1, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Jeanette Manfra to the list of speakers for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors. The rapid …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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ManTech Awarded $229M CBP Business Intell Support Task Order

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has secured a potential five-year, $229 million task order to provide business intelligence support services for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection‘s office of information and technology. The task order was awarded through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading-Edge Solutions II contract vehicle and covers intelligence …

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Former Fluor Exec Kevin Leonard Joins Vectrus as Facility, Logistics Services SVP

Kevin Leonard, former vice president of contingency operations at Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) government group and a retired U.S. Army major general, has joined Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) as senior VP of the Colorado Springs-based company’s facility and logistics services business. Vectrus said that Leonard will oversee the unit’s efforts to develop and implement short- and long-term growth …

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