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Camilo Sandoval Appointed as Federal CISO

Camilo Sandoval Federal CISO

The Trump administration has appointed Camilo Sandoval as federal chief information security officer, FedScoop reported on Wednesday. Sandoval, who assumed the role in Oct. 2020, will succeed Grant Schneider, who left the position in Aug. 2020 to join Venable  as senior director of cybersecurity services. Prior to assuming the role, Sandoval served as president and chief information officer (CIO) of MCI.  

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: White House Unveils National Strategy for Emerging Tech; Dana Deasy Talks Zero-Trust Networks; Boeing Wins $477M DLA Contract; AECOM Closes Sale; Executive Moves for GDIT, Northrop; ASRC Federal Rebrands

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Closes Sale of Power Construction Business to CriticalPoint Capital; Troy Rudd Quoted AECOM has sold its Power construction business to affiliates of CriticalPoint Capital, AECOM reported on Friday. The sale will add to AECOM’s business transformation strategy to become a higher-margin, lower-risk Professional …

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Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit to Address Priorities, Challenges, Innovations with 5G Adoption

Potomac Officers Club 5G Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense (DoD) and four-time Wash100 Award recipient, will be featured as the keynote speaker. Lord will discuss the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors.

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White House Unveils National Strategy for Critical and Emerging Technologies

White House

President Donald Trump on Thursday released a national strategy that outlines ways how the U.S. can protect its competitive edge in artificial intelligence, communication and networking technologies, quantum information science, space, military, energy, semiconductors and other fields.

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Lance Spencer, Client EVP at AT&T Public Sector, to Moderate Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Lance Spencer

Lance Spencer, client executive vice president with AT&T Public Sector, will moderate the expert panel during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit on October 27th, 2020. During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. 

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Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit to Feature Dr. Joe Evans, Principal Director 5G OUSD R&D, as Keynote Speaker

Dr. Joe Evans Principle Director

Dr. Joe Evans, principal director for 5G in the Office of the Director of Defense Research and Engineering (Modernization) within the office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit on October 27th, 2020. 

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Innovation is Strengthening the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Friday. Brooks discussed the federal government's development of its cyber workforce, upskilling and reskilling federal workers as well as addressing the ongoing challenge of cybersecurity workforce requirements. You can read Chuck Brooks' latest GovCon Expert below: Innovation is Strengthening the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce 

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OSTP, NSF, DOE Announce $1B Investment to Set Up AI, Quantum Research Hubs; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation have announced that they will invest more than $1B to help build 12 research institutes focused on artificial intelligence and quantum information science.

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