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Katie Arrington Offers Updates on Pentagon’s CMMC Program

Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for acquisition at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, told Government Matters in an interview posted Sunday about the creation of standards that third-party assessment organizations will use to evaluate and certify contractors under DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program.

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Ellen Lord: Defense Industrial Base Workforce Should Continue Working as Part of Critical Infrastructure

The Department of Defense on Friday released two memos to address key concerns identified by defense trade groups during the four daily update calls on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led by Jennifer Santos, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, on Friday issued a memo saying the defense industrial base is considered as a critical infrastructure sector by the Department of Homeland Security and that its workforce should maintain normal work schedules to meet national security requirements.

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Ellen Lord, DoD Acquisition Chief, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing Defense Supply Chain Cybersecurity, Procurement Framework

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for ramping up efforts to secure the defense supply chain while also working to accelerate the Pentagon's procurement process. This marks Lord’s fourth Wash100 Award and third consecutive.

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Katie Arrington, CISO for DoD Acquisition Office, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Advancing New Cyber Framework, Culture Change

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the office of the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for her role in the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification initiative. This honor marks Arrington’s first Wash100 win.

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Broadcom Strikes $10.7B Cash Deal for Symantec’s Enterprise Security Assets; Rick Hill Quoted

Broadcom (Nasdaq: AVGO) has agreed to acquire Symantec's (Nasdaq: SYMC) enterprise security assets for approximately $10.7B in cash. The transaction includes the acquisition of the Symantec name and is expected to conclude before the end of calendar year 2019, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, Symantec said Thursday.

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