Tag Archives: supply chain

Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum to Address Upcoming Certification Requirements; Featuring Katie Arrington as Keynote Speaker

Katie Arrington CISO DoD Acquisition Office

Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum will feature Katie Arrington, Chief Information Security Officer at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as a keynote speaker. She will analyze the meaning of “process maturity” and the concept of “evidence” of maturity. To register for Potomac Officers Club’s Fall CMMC Forum visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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Cyberspace Solarium Commission Proposes Strategy to Create Trusted ICT Supply Chains

ICT supply chain

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission has released a white paper that presents a five-pillar strategy to establish trusted supply chains for critical information and communications technologies. The strategy calls for the U.S. to identify key technologies and equipment through public-private partnerships and government assessments; ensure minimum viable manufacturing capacity; protect supply chain from compromise through information sharing, product testing and better intelligence; stimulate a domestic market via targeted infrastructure investment; and ensure global competitiveness.

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Wolf Den Associates Co-Founder Kevin Robbins Receives His First Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson (L) and Wolf Den Co-Founder Kevin Robbins (R)

Founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic Jim Garrettson presented Kevin Robbins, co-founder of consulting firm Wolf Den Associates and investment firm Blue Delta Capital Partners, with his first Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Robbins has received his Wash100 Award for his involvement in some of the major transactions in the GovCon space.

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Tina Kuhn, of CyberCore, Discusses Upcoming Regulations’ Impact on the Federal Community

Tina Kuhn, President and CEO of Cybercore Technologies

CyberCore has published a white paper regarding the government’s upcoming regulations and how they will impact the federal community, the company reported on Tuesday. The federal government has developed regulations to mitigate risk across the industrial base. “Current regulations in the DFAR regarding the protection of Covered Defense Information (CDI) and supply chain responsibilities are being strengthened by these new regulations,” Kuhn said. 

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Six Companies Join Quantum Economic Development Consortium’s Steering Panel; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

Boeing (NYSE: BA), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Google, ColdQuanta, QC Ware and Zapata Computing signed participation agreements to join the steering committee of a consortium tasked with advancing research in quantum information science and identifying standards, technology and workforce needs to support the emerging QIS-based industry.

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Potomac Officers Club 2020 Navy Forum to Address US Navy’s Warfare Efficiency, Modernization Efforts; Keynote Speaker James Geurts Quoted

James Geurts Acquisition Chief US Navy

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition (ASN (RD&A)) at the U.S. Navy, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. Click here to register for the 2020 Navy ForumPotomac Officers Club’s forum will also feature an expert panel.

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GovCon Expert Bill Downer: Securing the Supply Chain; Securing the Data

Bill Downer GovConExpert

Bill Downer, vice president of national programs for Seagate Government Solutions, has released his second article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Monday after exploring the impact or lack of impact CMMC will have on supply chains and data hygiene. Click here to become a GovCon Expert.

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