Tag Archives: FBI

Biden Picks Federal Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland for Attorney General Post

Merrick Garland Attorney General nominee

Merrick Garland, a more than two-decade veteran of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, has emerged as President-elect Joe Biden's pick to be the next U.S. attorney general, Politico reported Wednesday. Garland most recently served as the DC Circuit chief judge and previously received a nomination to serve in the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016 under the Obama administration.

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IT Market Vet Troy Walker Named ManTech Business Dev’t Director

Troy Walter Director

Troy Walter, a government information technology industry veteran with more than two decades of experience, has joined ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) as director of business development. His career includes time at General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) IT business, Digital Management and BAE Systems' U.S. subsidiary.

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AT&T Wins $92M Contract to Expand FBI Wireless Services; Stacy Schwartz Quoted

Stacy Schwartz VP

AT&T (NYSE: T) has won a potential $92M contract to help the FBI access additional mobility services and increase the bureau's utilization of a nationwide broadband network the company built with the First Responder Network Authority. Stacy Schwartz, vice president of AT&T's FirstNet program, said the award serves as a testament to the law enforcement-specific attributes of the network.

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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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Haywood Talcove, CEO, Government, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Commitment to Public Safety Mission, Growth Approach

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Haywood “Woody” Talcove, chief executive officer of Government for LexisNexis Risk Solutions, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for his efforts to create innovation technology solutions, advance the public safety’s mission and drive growth for the company. 

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Tech Firms, Federal Officials Meet to Discuss Ways to Ensure 2020 Election Security

Representatives from several technology companies held a meeting Wednesday with government officials at Facebook’s (Nasdaq: FB) Menlo Park, Calif.-based headquarters to discuss how to facilitate information sharing and detect threats in order to protect the 2020 U.S. elections from potential foreign interference, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

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