Tag Archives: DOD

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Government-Industry Communication Helps Drive Commercial Tech Investment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 19, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government policy and strategy at Inmarsat Government, said the extent to which the government and the private sector can discuss future actions will help companies make decisions about technology investments and partnerships,  ExecutiveBiz reported March 11.

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Barry Barlow, Perspecta SVP and Chief of Staff, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Securing Valuable Contract Awards and Expanding the Company

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Executive Mosaic is honored to present Barry Barlow, senior vice president and chief of staff at Perspecta, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for strategic growth of the company and his contributing to securing valuable contract awards. This marks Barlow’s first Wash100 Award.

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Mark Esper: DoD to Open Testing Labs, Readies Hospital Ships in Response to Coronavirus

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Defense Secretary and 2020 Wash100 awardee Mark Esper said the Department of Defense would open up to 16 laboratories to test civilians for the new coronavirus and offer up to 5M respirator masks and 2K specialized ventilators, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The U.S. military is also preparing its hospital ships, USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy, for possible deployment to U.S. locations facing increasing number of COVID-19 cases, particularly in Washington state and New York.  

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Katie Arrington: Firms Won’t Need to Meet Same Level of CMMC Requirements on Contracts

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said DoD would not require prime contractors and subcontractors on a contract to meet the same level of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements, FedScoop reported Friday. Arrington will deliver the keynote speech at the Potomac Officers Club's CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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