Tag Archives: NIST

Six Companies Join Quantum Economic Development Consortium’s Steering Panel; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

Boeing (NYSE: BA), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Google, ColdQuanta, QC Ware and Zapata Computing signed participation agreements to join the steering committee of a consortium tasked with advancing research in quantum information science and identifying standards, technology and workforce needs to support the emerging QIS-based industry.

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Innovation is Strengthening the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Friday. Brooks discussed the federal government's development of its cyber workforce, upskilling and reskilling federal workers as well as addressing the ongoing challenge of cybersecurity workforce requirements. You can read Chuck Brooks' latest GovCon Expert below: Innovation is Strengthening the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce 

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Ron Lear of CMMI Institute to Serve as Panelist During Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum

Ron Lear Director of IP Devt CMMI Institute

Ron Lear, director of IP development and architect of CMMI products and services at the CMMI Institute, will participate the expert panel during Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum on October 7th. Lear has more than 35 years of experience with continual performance improvement, product development, engineering and service/operations management, supply chain and quality management.

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Alka Bhave, Perspecta VP of Performance Excellence, to Moderate Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum

Alka Bhave VP Perspecta

Alka Bhave, vice president of performance excellence at Perspecta, will moderate the "CMMC Preparation: Considerations for Success" panel during Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum on October 7th. Register here for POC’s Fall CMMC Forum.  Bhave leads an independent organization with a mission to drive excellence into the performance of Perspecta programs, with scope across all lines of business and corporate functions.

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GovCon Expert Bill Downer: Securing the Supply Chain; Securing the Data

Bill Downer GovConExpert

Bill Downer, vice president of national programs for Seagate Government Solutions, has released his second article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Monday after exploring the impact or lack of impact CMMC will have on supply chains and data hygiene. Click here to become a GovCon Expert.

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Ivanti’s Daniel Wilbricht on Cloud Investments, CMMC Priorities

Daniel Wilbricht VP-Americas Public Sector Ivanti

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2020 — Daniel Wilbricht, vice president of Ivanti‘s public sector business in the Americas, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview posted July 9 the company will continue to invest in information technology as part of efforts to meet the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s guidelines and the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements.

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GovCon Expert Bill Downer: CMMC’s Lack of Impact on Securing Supply Chains

Bill Downer

In my opinion, CMMC has nothing to do with supply chain management. CMMC is intended to serve as a verification mechanism to ensure appropriate levels of cybersecurity practices and processes are in place to ensure basic cyber hygiene as well as protect controlled unclassified information (CUI) that resides on the department’s industry partners’ networks. 

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Summit 7 Partners With AvePoint to Address CMMC Program; Scott Edwards, John Peluso Quoted

Scott Edwards

Summit 7 Systems has partnered with AvePoint to address the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. Following the launch of DFARS 7012 DoD released CMMC, which has expanded upon NIST 800-171 cybersecurity framework.

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Dawn Greenman, Deputy Program Manager of Cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins APL, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum 2020 on June 24th

Dawn Greenman

Dawn Greenman, deputy program manager of cybersecurity at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), will serve on the “Implementing CMMC” panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Virtual Forum on Wednesday, June 24th.

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Chuck Brooks: Government Focused on Securing the Cyber Supply Chain

Chuck Brooks GovConExpert

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc and disruption on many aspects of security, work, and commerce. The virus has also called attention to the vulnerabilities of the supply chain, whether it be in secure sourcing and reliability of operations, or surrounding the cyber insecurities of interconnectivity.

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