Tag Archives: GovConWire

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Government-Industry Partnership Should Pursue ‘Commercial First’ Satcom Investment Principles

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, said a new level of public-private collaboration that embraces a "commercial first" approach is key to innovate and modernize military space systems, ExecutiveBiz reported May 12.

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Katherine Arrington, CISO for DoD OUSDA, to Serve as Panelist During Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19: What’s Next? Virtual Event on June 11th

Katherine Arrington

Katherine Arrington, chief information security officer for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, will serve as a panelist during Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19: What’s Next? Virtual Event on Thursday, June 11th.  

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Pegasystems’ Cynthia Stuebner on Addressing DoD Business Transformation Needs

Cynthia Stuebner

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 29, 2020 — Cynthia Stuebner, director of Pegasystems' defense business line, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published May 12 the Department of Defense’s ongoing business modernization challenges present opportunities for the company to offer its digital automation tool to speed up systems integration and application replacement as well as other manual tasks.

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Raytheon Technologies to Train Afghanistan’s Military Pilots Under $145M Contract; Bob Williams Quoted

Bob Williams

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 29, 2020 — Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) secured a potential three-year, $145M contract from U.S. Army Contracting Command to train Afghan air force pilots on using rotary and fixed-wing aircraft platforms, ExecutiveGov reported May 12.

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac on CISA’s TIC 3.0 Guidance, Future Gov’t Telework Needs

Stephen Kovac

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 28, 2020 — Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and head of corporate compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published May 7 that the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s release of the Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 guidance for interim telework settings will help organizations leverage cloud infrastructure in line with zero-trust concepts.

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Pavilion Data Systems Offers HFA to Increase Performance for Native S3 Data; Gurpreet Singh, Sundar Kanthadai Quoted

Pavilion Data Systems has launched S3 object storage on the Pavilion Hyperparallel Flash Array (HFA) to extend the company’s storage capabilities and become HFA with native support for block, file and object storage, the company reported on Wednesday. 

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Carahsoft’s Will Jones on Gov’t Partnerships, IT Challenges Amid COVID-19

Will Jones

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 27, 2020 — Will Jones, a senior vice president at Carahsoft Technology, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published May 5 that the company and its partners are working to manage scalability issues and disruptions in government information technology systems as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring challenges in remote work operations.

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