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Trace Systems Appoints Sandra Jamshidi, Joshua Gillen to Lead Information Solutions Group; Therman Farley Quoted

Trace Systems has appointed Sandra Jamshidi and Joshua Gillen to lead the company’s Information Solutions Group (ISG), Coalition Interoperability and Information Sharing, the company reported on Monday.  “We are excited to have both Sandra and Josh join our Trace family. They will be a tremendous value add to the Secretary …

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Vertosoft Partners with Zimperium to Provide FedRAMP Authorized Mobile Threat Defense; Jim Kovach, Jay Colavita Quoted

Vertosoft has partnered with Zimperium, the global leader in mobile threat defense (MTD) and the first MTD provider that is FedRAMP Authorized, to serve as Zimperium’s public sector distributor, Vertosoft reported on Wednesday. 

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Major Wash100 Vote Rankings Update; PAE Secures Spot on $6.4B IDIQ Contract; Ellen Lord Talks Coronavirus Delays; POC to Host CMMC Forum on June 24th; Altamira Expands Senior Leadership Team; Executive Spotlight Featuring Ronald “Fog” Hahn

Gina Haspel Still in First; Stacey Dixon, Gen. Paul Nakasone, Gen. Mark Milley, Scott McIntyre All Climb Wash100 Vote Rankings  After claiming first place in the 2020 Wash100 Vote Rankings last week, Gina Haspel, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) remains in first place. Stacey Dixon, deputy director for …

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Richard Hayden: Will COVID-19 Impact CMMC?

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The rollout of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) as a mandatory contract requirement for government contractors working with the Department of Defense (DoD) is an enormous undertaking involving government, a newly established non-profit, many independent assessors who need to be accredited, and up to 300,000 firms in the Defense Industrial Base.

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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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DataPath Receives RS3 Task Order to Provide Reset, Repair, SMRRS Services; Barry Botts Quoted

DataPath has secured a Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) task order by Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) from Project Manager Tactical Network (PM TN), Product Manager Mission Network (PdM MN), the company reported on Monday

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PSC Joins NDIA to Urge Congress’ Extension of 889 Deadline; David Berteau Quoted

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The Professional Services Council (PSC), in conjunction with the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), sent a letter to Congress that has requested a six-month extension of the deadline of Section 889(a)(1)(B) Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, the agency announced on Thursday.

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Accenture Acquires Yesler to Expand B2B Marketing Services; Manish Sharma, Mike Kichline Quoted

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Accenture has acquired Yesler, a business-to-business (B2B) marketing services agency that helps many of the world’s leading brands run their global marketing programs and operations at speed and scale, the company announced on Thursday. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Mark Amtower: How LinkedIn Can Help Turn “Social Distancing” into Social Proximity, Part Two

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While working from home, we each need to create our own “new normal” to stay in touch with our respective networks. The easiest way to do this is to utilize tools we are familiar with but perhaps are not fully exploiting- things like ZOOM and LinkedIn.

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