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Will Roper Addresses U.S. Air Force Agile Development Into 2021

Will Roper

Will Roper, the assistant secretary of acquisition, technology and logistics and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently discussed how the U.S. Air Force should leverage data, IT and agility to remain competitive against adversaries across the digital landscape. Roper noted that federal acquisition heads should bring deep technology expertise that extends to modern software development

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MTEC to Develop Prototypes to Link Medical Networks for DoD

Medical Networks

The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), composed of medical enterprise technology developers, will work to create prototypes that link medical data, software and situational awareness to create a unified network across different parts of the military, such as research labs and tactical responders. The DoD currently anticipates spending $5.8 million on a prototype, with potential funds for follow-on work.

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Aaron Weis Discusses U.S. Navy IT Modernization Priorities for 2021

Aaron Weis

Throughout the year, the U.S. Navy has expedited IT projects, including expanding bandwidth, building new sites for its virtual private networks and shifting to telework. Aaron Weis, U.S. Navy chief information officer and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently stated that the service branch should not revert to IT practices that the Navy used before COVID-19. 

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Chartis Research Recognizes LexisNexis Risk Solutions with RiskTech100 Award

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has been recognized as the category winner for Financial Crime - Data in the Chartis Research RiskTech100, marking the third consecutive year the company has received recognition for the category award, LexisNexis Risk Solutions reported on Wednesday. The RiskTech100 is an annual evaluation of the leading global risk technology providers.

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QTS Names Brent Bensten as CTO, Jon Greaves as EVP of Quality Special Operations

QTS Realty Trust

QTS Realty Trust has appointed Brent Bensten as chief technology officer (CTO) and Jon Greaves as executive vice president (EVP) of Quality Special Operations, leading federal service delivery and strategy. "Brent and Jon have combined to help establish QTS as a leading innovator in the data center services industry and I look forward to their continued partnership driving QTS' success,” said Chad Williams, chairman and CEO, QTS. 

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NETSCOUT Extends Smart Perimeter Protection to AWS; Paul Barrett Quoted

NETSCOUT

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS has extended its Smart Perimeter Protection to Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company recently reported. The combination of NETSCOUT’s Cyber Investigator (NCI) and CyberStream software with AWS packet access services will enable efficiencies in mitigating novel security threats as enterprises move applications to the cloud. The solution will seamlessly integrate with AWS.

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Former Gov’t Cyber Officials Discuss Possible Outcomes If Adversaries Get Into DoD Networks; Jan Tighe Quoted

Cyber Attacks

Although the Department of Defense (DoD) reported that there has been no sign of breach to date linked to a cyber vulnerability involving SolarWinds’ Orion Network Management products, former cybersecurity officials at the government discussed several scenarios that could occur as a result of hackers making their way into DoD’s computer networks. 

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Accenture Report Analyzes CFOs’ Need for Real Time Data

Manish Sharma

Accenture recently published a report that found chief financial officers (CFO) and financial executives need more real-time data to create value. In conducting the report, the company surveyed 450 CFOs and other finance leaders at companies with at least $1 billion in annual revenue. "Operating with real-time data puts the CFO in a unique position to drive positive change for the business," said Manish Sharma.

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Andrew Turner Joins Booz Allen Hamilton Leadership Team to Drive Digital Transformation

Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton has appointed Andrew Turner as an executive vice president and market strategy leader for the company’s global commercial business. Turner will report to Bill Phelps, executive vice president and leader of Booz Allen’s global commercial cyber business. “We are thrilled that Andrew will bring his C-level experience and perspective as a cybersecurity practitioner to our team,” said Phelps. 

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NuWave Acquires ProModel Government Services; GovCon Expert Reggie Brothers Quoted

Reggie Brothers

NuWave Solutions has acquired ProModel Government Services, provider of mission critical predictive and prescriptive analytic software solutions for federal agencies, from the ProModel Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “ProModel Government Services is uniquely qualified to help federal government agencies with their decision making, and help ensure that their processes are more efficient and resources are better managed,” said Dr. Reggie Brothers, CEO of NuWave and GovCon Expert.

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