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GSA Awards 9 Spots on $500M IT Support Services BPA

The General Services Administration has awarded positions to nine companies on a five-year, $500 million blanket purchase agreement for technical support services on the agency’s information technology systems. GSA awarded the BPA through its IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle for support on agency tools and services, citizen tools and services, White …

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Juniper Vet Bask Iyer to Succeed Tony Scott as VMware CIO

Bask Iyer, formerly chief information officer at Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), will join VMware (NYSE: VMW) as CIO and a senior vice president on March 23. VMware said Wednesday the 25-year manufacturing and information technology sector veteran will succeed Tony Scott, who was announced in February as the White House’s next federal CIO. Iyer …

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Karen Britton Joins e-Management as SVP, COO; Bambo Bamgbose Comments

Karen Britton, formerly chief information officer at the White House, has joined e-Management as senior vice president and chief operating officer. She will be responsible for the company’s initiative to expand its business into the Defense Department, federal civilian agencies and intelligence agencies, and develop commercial corporate relationships, e-Management said Tuesday. …

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White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler to Rejoin Latham & Watkins as Litigation Partner

Kathryn Ruemmler will rejoin Latham & Watkins LLP in June after serving in the Justice Department and as White House presidential counsel for five and a half years. She will return to the firm as a partner with the litigation department based in Washington, Latham said Tuesday. Prior to rejoining Latham, …

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Gordon Johndroe Named Lockheed Media Relations VP

Gordon Johndroe, a former National Security Council spokesman and deputy White House press secretary during the George W. Bush administration, has joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as vice president of media relations and international communications. The 15-year communications and public relations veteran will serve as the company’s chief spokesperson and …

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Report: WH Cyber Exec Order Coming Wednesday

The White House will release an executive order Wednesday aimed to set up voluntary U.S. cybersecurity standards for companies that operate critical infrastructure, Bloomberg reports. Federal agencies are to consider incorporating the cybersecurity standards into existing regulations, Bloomberg reports, citing two White House officials. Eric Engleman and Michael Riley report …

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Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria, 13 Chief Execs Attend WH Fiscal Cliff Meeting

Deloitte CEO Joe Echevarria was among the 14 chief executives who met with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday to discuss approaches for averting the fiscal cliff of tax increases and spending cuts, Reuters reports. Echevarria told reporters the meeting was constructive and Obama sought input from …

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White House Announces New Tool to Aid in Cybersecurity Reporting

The White House has announced an initiative that will make it mandatory for federal agencies to report compliance with cybersecurity regulations. This will be accomplished through a new software tool which will be released this month in a test version. The tool will collect information that is required under the …

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