Tag Archives: policy

Microsoft’s Brad Smith Eyes Proactive Role to Address Issues in Gov’t Use of Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2018 — Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has said the company will continue to work with the government to help shape the use of artificial intelligence and other technologies and support efforts to protect the U.S. against threats, ExecutiveBiz …

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AWS to Support Organization of American States’ Cyber Education Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has entered into an agreement to work with the Organization of American States in efforts to educate and engage member nation-states on cybersecurity matters, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. AWS said Friday the partnership will facilitate the publication of whitepapers, scheduling …

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Deloitte Reports CFO Outlook on Congressional Gridlock, Policy Changes in Next Administration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — A new Deloitte study has found that 73 percent of surveyed chief financial officers from commercial and government companies in North America believe there would be less congressional gridlock in the upcoming administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the CFOs also expect …

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Obama to Appoint Unisys CEO Peter Altabef to National Security Telecom Advisory Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 7, 2016 — President Barack Obama intends to name Peter Altabef, Unisys (NYSE: UIS) president and CEO, as a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Altabef will help advise the president on national security, cybersecurity, communications infrastructure, critical infrastructure and disaster response …

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IBM, George Washington University Partner on Cyber & Homeland Security Task Forces

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2016 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Center for the Business of Government has partnered with George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security to set up four task forces that work to support relevant policy research and analysis efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. John Lainhart and Christopher …

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ICF Lands European Commission Contract to Organize Policy-Related Events

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 25, 2016 — ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) will provide event management services to the European Commission under a $15 million contract to support regional and urban policy programs in the European Union, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Friday its ICF Mostra division in Brussels will organize …

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Noblis Director Jordin Cohen Named CCHS Senior Fellow

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 16, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Noblis said Jordin Cohen has been named a senior fellow at George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Cohen, who serves as director for the homeland security and defense group at Noblis, will belong …

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Christine Fox Returns to Johns Hopkins APL as Policy, Analysis Asst Director; Ralph Semmel Comments

Christine Fox, formerly U.S. acting deputy defense secretary, has returned to the The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory as assistant director for policy and analysis. Fox will be responsible for developing outreach programs that are intended to grow the lab’s contributions to national security and space policy strategies development,  APL said Monday. …

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