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Synopsys VP Kuehlmann: WannaCry is ‘A Wake-up Call for the World’

Over 200,000 devices in at least 150 countries had been infected with WannaCry by Sunday, a piece of ransomware that holds your computer hostage until you pay hackers $300 in bitcoin. WannaCry is the largest cyberextortion scheme ever, reports CNet, and experts are warning that many governments are susceptible due to outdated technology. …

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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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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers for Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., April 21, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — today announced the list of speakers for the Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum. The issue of U.S. border security has been an especially hot topic since the election of President Trump. With Trump’s plan …

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BAE Systems Exec Peder Jungck Named President of Cyber Info-Sharing Org

Peder Jungck, chief technology officer of BAE Systems‘ intelligence and security business, will serve as president of a nonprofit industry organization that aims to facilitate cyber threat information sharing and collaboration in the technology sector. The company said Tuesday Jungck will lead the Information Technology – Information Sharing and Analysis Center as …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: CBP, Border Walls, Drones and More

Weekly Roundup April 10 – April 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Since the election of President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security has been a topic of much discussion, particularly the Customs and Border Protection agency. Trump’s campaign promises …

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Richard White, Robert Zitz, Tim Gillespie Take New Leadership Roles at SSL’s Govt Systems Business

Palo Alto, California-based satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral has appointed three executives to oversee the company’s government systems business unit that provides support to U.S. government clients and related programs. Richard White, senior vice president of government systems at SSL, has been promoted to president of SSL Government Systems and will …

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Speaker List for Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., April 10, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — today announced the list of speakers for the Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum. The issue of U.S. border security has been an especially hot topic since the election of President Trump. With Trump’s plan …

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