Tag Archives: private sector

LexisNexis’ Haywood Talcove: Federal Gov’t Should Work With Industry to Protect Relief Funds From Fraudsters

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Haywood Talcove, CEO, Government, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and LexisNexis Special Services, wrote in an opinion piece published Friday that the federal government should collaborate with industry to protect stimulus funds from fraudsters as it works to provide economic relief to U.S. businesses and families during the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the $2T Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

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Kevin McAleenan to Join Private Sector After Resignation as DHS Acting Secretary

Kevin McAleenan, a 2019 Wash100 award recipient, is stepping down from his role as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security after six months on the job, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. President Donald Trump said in a tweet McAleenan "wants to spend more time with his family and go to the private sector."

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Adobe’s John Landwehr: Personalized Digital Services Key to Citizen-Centric Experience

John Landwehr, a vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said government agencies seeking to deliver the same type of user-centric experience that the private sector offers should personalize the digital experience and tailor it to the individual needs of citizens. Landwehr wrote that in order …

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Adobe’s John Landwehr: Agencies Should Employ Analytics, Open Standards Tools to Transform Citizen Engagement

John Landwehr, a vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said government agencies should leverage analytics and open standards to change the way they deliver information and services to citizens. Landwehr wrote that analytics tools, for instance, work to facilitate access to data …

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Executive Mosaic Reveals 2017 Wash100 Inductees: GovCon Arena’s Most Influential Leaders & Voices

As we begin a new and exciting year in the GovCon marketplace, Executive Mosaic announced its selection for the 2017 Wash100. An award that recognizes leaders for outstanding performance throughout government and industry. Now in its fourth year, the Wash100 is a premier group of private and public sector executives that drive …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: NSA, Cybercom ID Automation as Private Sector Partnership

The National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command have identified automation of some cybersecurity functions as an area they want to collaborate closer with industry on, the head of both entities told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, NSA director and Cybercom lead, identified that element as one facet …

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Malcolm Jackson Named Private Sector VP at Phase One

Malcolm Jackson, formerly chief technology officer of Fostersoft, has joined Phase One as vice president of private sector at the Alexandria, Virginia-based information technology company. He will be responsible for helping grow the company’s IT offerings and operations in the commercial market, Phase One said Tuesday. “I’m excited to bring …

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IBM Launches Private Infrastructure Cyber Service; Kris Lovejoy Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has introduced a service offering to help private infrastructure companies adopt cybersecurity guidelines released by the White House last week. IBM designed the Industrials Controls Cybersecurity Consulting service for organizations to create a road map for bolstering network defenses and preventing attacks on physical assets, the company said …

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Steve Glenn Joins Louis Berger Group as Disaster, Emergency Mgmt VP; Tom White Comments

Steve Glenn, a former infrastructure branch chief for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has joined the Louis Berger Group as vice president of disaster and emergency management. Glenn will aim to grow the company’s portfolio in disaster preparedness, emergency response and post-disaster recovery services, LBG said Monday. He brings 24 …

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Army Plans to Award $7B in Renewable Energy IDIQs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to award $7 billion in shared energy capacity contracts to the private sector for renewable energy. The Army’s Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Ala. said in a draft request for proposals it will purchase power from private sector firms and award task orders …

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