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Katherine Arrington, CISO for DoD Acquisition Office, to Speak During Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on June 24th

Katherine Arrington, chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition (OUSDA) of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD),  will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on Wednesday, June 24th. 

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt ‘Agile Principles’ to Build on FITARA Accomplishments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2020 — David Egts, chief technologist of the North American public sector business at Red Hat, said adopting Agile principles such as the prioritization of important goals and increased coordination between officers can help improve an agency’s Federal Information Security Modernization Act scorecard ratings, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

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Roger Krone: Leidos Innovation Center, Dynetics to “Operate in Close Coordination”

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2020 — Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and a recipient of the 2020 Wash100 award, has said the company will pair Dynetics with an innovation center that focuses on exploring emerging technology, ExecutiveBiz reported March 18.

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Keith Johnson: Spire Provides Data Sets to Help Federal Clients Address Mission Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2020 — Keith Johnson, vice president and general manager of Spire Global's federal business, said the company has embarked on data-driven projects that support the government's maritime domain awareness and transportation operations, ExecutiveBiz reported March 16.

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Chris Pehrson: General Atomics Seeks to Support Army’s Multidomain Operations With Updated Gray Eagle UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 30, 2020 — General Atomics is demonstrating the potential of its extended-range Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system to support multidomain operations through a series of tests, ExecutiveBiz reported March 9.

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Agencies Should Consider ‘Commercial First’ Satcom Acquisition Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, said she believes that federal organizations should use a “commercial first” approach to procure satellite communications platforms and services, ExecutiveBiz reported March 20.

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Maximus Federal’s Allison Patrick: Gov’t Tech Must Evolve to Address New Cyber Threats

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2020 — Allison Patrick, senior vice president of Maximus’ federal business, said that cybersecurity should be a foundational element of government technology projects as digital threats have increased in sophistication, ExecutiveBiz reported March 18.

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AWS’ Brett McMillen: Federal Agencies Pursue Cloud Innovation to Manage Data Sets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 25, 2020 — Brett McMillen, director of U.S. federal at Amazon Web Services, said during Government Matters' Tech Leadership Series: Innovation episode the company has observed agencies applying innovative approaches to analyze and provide data sets for service delivery, ExecutiveBiz reported March 17.

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