Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security

Commentary: COVID-19 Slowdown Beginning to Hit GovCon Workforce

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If agencies and companies implement measures that do not align with new federal guidance defining essential workforce amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they will end up hurting the very professionals and businesses that help protect national security, writes EverWatch CEO John Hillen.

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

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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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Christopher Krebs, DHS Cybersecurity Agency Director, Selected to 2020 Wash100 for Critical Infrastructure Risk Mgmt Leadership

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Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for leading the agency in its national efforts to safeguard cyber and physical assets.

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DHS Adds Sepio Rogue Device Mitigation Tech to Approved Product List; Suzan Zimmerman Quoted

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The Department of Homeland Security has placed the rogue device mitigation platform of Sepio Systems, a leader in RDM, on its list of approved products for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. Suzan Zimmerman, a member of Sepio’s board and CEO of Strategic Capture Group, said the platform is the only product on DHS' APL that offers RDM capabilities.

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Thomson Reuters Data Analysts Help Rescue Human Trafficking Victims in Super Bowl Crackdown

Data analysts and other technology experts from a Thomson Reuters subsidiary collaborated with federal, state and local agencies to help rescue victims of human trafficking and arrest offenders during a Super Bowl crackdown in Florida, the Miami Herald reported. Thomson Reuters Special Services’ data analysts provided assistance by monitoring the traffickers’ communications on social media platforms.

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Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving DoD’s Budget Management Initiatives

Executive Mosaic is honored to present David Norquist, deputy secretary of the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for leading the department’s initiatives to improve financial management for its components and service branches.

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