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QinetiQ Combines US Defense, Security Operations Under New Business; Mary Williams Quoted

Mary Williams President and CEO QinetiQ Inc.

U.K.-based defense technology company QinetiQ has signed a special security agreement with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency to combine all of its defense and security operations in the U.S. under a single entity that will operate as QinetiQ Inc. Mary Williams, former president and CEO of sensor provider Manufacturing Techniques, will lead QinetiQ Inc. as president and CEO.

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Cloudera’s Shaun Bierweiler: Flexible Data Strategy, Data Platforms Could Help Agencies Achieve AI’s Promise

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Shaun Bierweiler, president of Cloudera’s (NYSE: CLDR) government solutions business, said agencies planning to adopt artificial intelligence should establish a comprehensive data strategy, which includes a data platform that takes into consideration governance and security from the start.

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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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Well Known Security Expert Frank Abagnale Explains Why IRS Data Issues Hurt CARES Act

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The US economy has been stricken by Coronavirus. Last week, a record 6.6m Americans filed for unemployment benefits. The government has responded to the crisis with a $2 trillion package, which includes $300 billion in direct payments to citizens. That’s commendable. But while Washington’s intentions are good, there’s a strong possibility that those who most need that money won’t receive it quickly enough ̶ and worse, that billions of those dollars will actually end up in misdirected payments to fraudsters.

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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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Red River Buys CWPS in Managed IT Services Portfolio Expansion Push; Rick Bolduc Quoted

Claremont, N.H.-based information technology services contractor Red River has acquired Washington, D.C.-based tech platforms provider CWPS for an undisclosed sum to expand its managed services portfolio and geographic presence in the southeast and mid-Atlantic regions.

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