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Air Force, DDS to Administer Cybersecurity Workshops, Hacking Contests in DEF CON Virtual Event; Will Roper Quoted

Will Roper

The Defense Digital Service and the Department of the Air Force plan to host a series of virtual workshops and hacking contests that tackle space system security. The Space Security Challenge 2020 calls for security researchers to take part in a satellite hacking contest and virtual workshops from Aug. 7 to 9 as part of the DEF CON online event.

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American Systems Receives James S. Cogswell Award for Achievement in Industrial Security; Peter Smith Quoted

Peter Smith

American Systems announced on Wednesday that the company’s facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico has received the prestigious 2020 James S. Cogswell Award for security excellence from the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). 

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Gen. David Goldfein on Air Force’s Joint All-Domain C2, Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent Programs

Gen. David Goldfein

Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told the National Defense magazine in an interview that he's pleased that industry partners believe that the service’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control program has "staying power."

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CISA Reframing Cyber Hiring Approach; Christopher Krebs Quoted

Christopher Krebs

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is reassessing its cyber recruitment approach by prioritizing an applicant’s skills over professional experience. Christopher Krebs, director of CISA and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the agency is focusing on younger applicants with hands-on cybersecurity experience. 

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Gen. John Raymond: Commercial Partners, Resilient Industrial Base Key to Driving Space Efforts

Gen. John Raymond

Gen. John Raymond, chief of Space Operations and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, has said the U.S. must leverage the space industrial base’s commercial expansion to retain the nation’s global leadership. ''By working with commercial partners, we will harness the best of both civil and government technology to further accelerate capabilities and expand the overall space economy,'' he noted.

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CNSI Secures $123M Contract to Support Medicaid System for Wyoming DoH; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

CNSI CEO Todd Stottlemyer

CNSI has been awarded an 11-year, $123.2 million contract by the Wyoming Department of Health, Division of Healthcare Financing, to design, implement and operate a new Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) for the state’s Medicaid program, CNSI reported on Tuesday. Work began in March 2020. 

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Exclusive: EverWatch Acquires BrainTrust; John Hillen Quoted

John Hillen, CEO of EverWatch

EverWatch announced on Monday that the national security services provider has acquired BrainTrust Holdings, a leading provider of innovative technology solutions to the intelligence and defense communities, for an undisclosed sum to further expand technical service offerings and contract pursuits in the intelligence sector.

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CISA Announces Details of 2020 National Cybersecurity Summit

Christopher Krebs

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will host the third National Cybersecurity Summit, a webinar series that will run every Wednesday from Sept. 16th to Oct. 7th. The virtual event will revolve around the themes of key cyber insights, digital transformation leadership, cybersecurity diversity and democracy protection.

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