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DNI Avril Haines Receives Her First Wash100 Award; Jim Garrettson Quoted

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Avril Haines, the recently confirmed director of national intelligence (DNI), with her first Wash100 Award for driving forward new strategies and priorities that support the national defense and security of our nation as well as the development of emerging capabilities across the intelligence community.  …

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Executive Mosaic Announces 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

2021 Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, will proudly present the 2021 Wash100 Award, the most prestigious and prominent award in all of GovCon, to the 100 distinguished executives who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, innovation, reliability, achievement and vision. 

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President Biden Issues COVID-19 Data Collection Order

President Joe Biden has ordered federal agencies to work with the government’s COVID-19 response coordinator in efforts to collect, publish and share pandemic-related data and address disinformation or misinformation campaigns regarding the public health crisis. The executive order calls for the modernization of infrastructure that can support data-drive approaches to …

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Avril Haines Confirmed as National Intelligence Director

The Senate voted 84-10 Wednesday to confirm Avril Haines, former deputy director at the CIA, as the new director of national intelligence, The Wall Street Journal reported. She has become the first female DNI and will oversee 18 intelligence agencies, including the CIA and the National Security Agency. Haines is …

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Executive Order Directs Agencies to Assess Security Risks Posed by Drones From Foreign Adversaries

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that would require government agencies to review security risks associated with unmanned aircraft systems from foreign adversaries and remove from the federal fleet such drones. The order directs all federal agencies to submit a report to the Director of National Intelligence and …

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ODNI to Increase China Intell Spending by Nearly 20%; John Ratcliffe Quoted

John Ratcliffe Director ODNI

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence said in a statement Thursday it has shifted resources in its fiscal year 2021 budget to increase intelligence spending on China by nearly 20 percent to help address concerns over economic, counterintelligence and national security threat posed by the East Asian country, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Veritas Capital Completes $5B Acquisition of DXC’s HHS Business; Basil Parker to Become Federal CIO, Camilo Sandoval to Be Federal CISO; Lora Shiao Named ODNI COO; Cobham Signs $500M Deal with Raytheon Technologies; NSA Launches Center for Cybersecurity Standards

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty: Army Cyber Command Shifts to Information Advantage Approach Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, who leads the U.S. Army’s Cyber Command (ARCYBER), said his group is shifting from a warfare-focused approach to one that prioritizes information advantage. Fogarty said at the …

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Former ODNI Principal Executive Andrew Hallman Receives First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson Presents Andrew Hallman His 2020 Wash100 Award

On Thursday, Executive Mosaic founder and CEO Jim Garrettson presented Andrew Hallman, former principal executive for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) his first Wash100 Award as a part of the 2020 class. Executive Mosaic applauds Andrew Hallman on his 2020 Wash100 Award for driving new security initiatives and pushing cybersecurity capabilities.

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DoD Gets Temporary Waiver of Contracting Ban for Vendors Using Certain Chinese Tech Products

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The Department of Defense has received from Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe a temporary waiver of a new rule that bars U.S. government agencies from buying goods and services from contractors that use telecommunications equipment and other products from five China-based companies, Defense News reported Friday.

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