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Former Deputy Federal CIO Margie Graves Appointed to Brillient Advisory Board

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Margie Graves, former deputy federal chief information officer, has joined the board of advisers of Reston, Va.-based systems engineering company Brillient. She will provide input on how to work with the federal government in technology areas such as cloud, data analytics and cybersecurity, Brillient said Monday.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Leidos Acquires L3Harris’ Security Division; Wash100 Voting Ends June 1st; Executive Spotlight with Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac

Leidos Completes $1B Purchase of L3Harris’ Security Detection, Automation Businesses; Roger Krone Quoted Leidos has finalized its acquisition of L3Harris Technologies’ security detection and automation businesses for approximately $1 billion in cash, Leidos said Monday. The company also announced that Jim Moos, president of Leidos’ civil group, will oversee the acquired businesses. “In …

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Soraya Correa, DHS Chief Procurement Officer, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on June 9th

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Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security, will serve as the opening keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on Tuesday, June 9th.

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Chuck Brooks: Government Focused on Securing the Cyber Supply Chain

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The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc and disruption on many aspects of security, work, and commerce. The virus has also called attention to the vulnerabilities of the supply chain, whether it be in secure sourcing and reliability of operations, or surrounding the cyber insecurities of interconnectivity.

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Robert Kolasky: CISA to Incorporate CMMC Aspects Into Supply Chain Guidance

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Robert “Bob” Kolasky, an official at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said a CISA task force will issue “supply chain essentials” guidance that integrates aspects of the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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Katie Arrington: Pentagon’s CMMC Could Become Standard for Civilian Agencies

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for the Department of Defense’s acquisition and sustainment office and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said she believes the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program “will become a federal standard for the whole of government rapidly,” FedScoop reported Thursday

Arrington will serve as a keynote speaker during the Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on June 24th.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Wash100 Voting Extended Until June 1st; Sue Gordon Joins CACI Board of Directors; Leidos Restarts Work for Air Force; Army Modernization Efforts Update; POC to Host CMMC Forum on June 24th; Soraya Correa Unveils COVID-19 Response Efforts; Sen. Mark Warner Talks CARES Act and Weekly Top 10 Stories

Gina Haspel, Juliane Gallina, Gen. Paul Nakasone, Teresa Carlson, Hon. Ellen Lord Climb Wash100 Popular Vote Rankings; Wash100 Voting Extended Until June 1st. Because of the limitations created by the COVID-19 situation, Executive Mosaic has extended the Wash100 Popular Vote this year until June 1st to give the government contracting …

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