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DHS Officials Discuss Efforts of Two Newly Formed Groups to Ensure Supply Chain Security

Officials from the Department of Homeland Security discussed the functions and responsibilities of two new organizations created to address cyber vulnerabilities in the technology supply chain during an Atlantic Council event, FCW reported Thursday. DHS formed a supply chain task force, while the Secure Technology Act passed by Congress created the Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Council intended to build cybersecurity resilience into federal acquisition rules.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents John Goodman, CEO of Accenture Federal Services, His Second Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented John Goodman, CEO of Accenture Federal Services, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on March 6th. Executive Mosaic recognizes Goodman for his work advancing digital technologies and intelligence distributed systems. We are happy to present the most coveted award in government contracting to John Goodman of Accenture Federal Services.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Mark Gerencser, Chairman of UMUC’s Board of Directors, His Third Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Mark Gerencser, chairman of the University of Maryland University College’s board of directors, with his third Wash100 Award on Friday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Gerencser for his leadership and supporting UMUC Ventures through non-academic initiatives like AccelerEd. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Mark Gerencser of UMUC Ventures. 

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Senate Bill Would Establish Security Requirements for Internet-Connected Devices

Four senators have introduced a bipartisan bill that would require federal suppliers of internet-connected devices to ensure that their products are free of “hard-coded passwords” and cyber vulnerabilities, patchable and comply with industry standard protocols. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 calls for the Office of Management and Budget to …

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Army Eyes Reduced Logistics Tail in Multi-Domain Battle

The U.S. Army is developing a strategy to reduce the logistics tails of the service branch’s  units in multi-domain combat operations, Defense News reported Monday. The Demand Reduction strategy is meant to address the Army’s mission to operate in smaller, more dispersed units while providing required water, fuel, power and equipment to warfighters, according …

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CNAS Report Recommends Energy Security Strategy for Next US President

The Center for a New American Security has published a new report that includes energy policy recommendations for the next U.S. president. CNAS said Monday its “Increasing Prosperity, Resource Stewardship, and National Security: An Energy Policy Strategy for the Next President” report is part of the organization’s Papers for the Next President Series. …

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