Tag Archives: DOD

NGA Releases Draft Solicitation for Potential $400M GEOAxIS IT Contract

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has issued a draft solicitation for a potential 10-year, $400M contract to provide identity, credential and access management support services for the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense, Bloomberg Government reported Wednesday.

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William Marion Named Accenture Federal Services Growth, Strategy Managing Director; Vince Vlasho Quoted

William Marion

William “Bill” Marion, former deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, has joined Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm as managing director of growth and strategy within its defense and intelligence practice.

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GovCon Expert Bill Downer: CMMC’s Lack of Impact on Securing Supply Chains

Bill Downer

In my opinion, CMMC has nothing to do with supply chain management. CMMC is intended to serve as a verification mechanism to ensure appropriate levels of cybersecurity practices and processes are in place to ensure basic cyber hygiene as well as protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) that resides on the department’s industry partners’ networks. 

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Dawn Greenman, Deputy Program Manager of Cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins APL, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum 2020 on June 24th

Dawn Greenman

Dawn Greenman, deputy program manager of cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), will serve on the “Implementing CMMC” panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum on Wednesday, June 24th.

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Lockheed’s Matt Tarascio, Chris Benson: Secure, Unbiased Datasets Key to Establishing Public Trust in AI

Matt Tarascio

Matt Tarascio and Chris Benson of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said agencies should begin with having unbiased, secure datasets in order to build up the public’s trust in artificial intelligence applications and comply with legal requirements.

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