Executive Spotlight: John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum, Discusses DynCorp Acquisition

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

John Vollmer, chief executive officer with Amentum, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s recent announcement of its planned acquisition of DynCorp. He addressed how the purchase would expand the combined company’s offerings, the expansive culture and the new markets that will come into play after they complete integration. 

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Reps. Will Hurd, Robin Kelly Aim to See National AI Strategy Resolution

Rep. Will Hurd

Reps. Will Hurd, two-time Wash100 Award recipient, and Robin Kelly aim to see a National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy resolution, which was passed this year, possibly during Congress’ upcoming “lame duck” session, FedScoop reported Friday. With the acceptance of the National AI Strategy resolution, the legislation would provide a framework for debating AI specifics, as the U.S. battles China to become the world leader in emerging technology.

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MicroTech Books $65M Ginnie Mae IT Support Task Order

MicroTech

MicroTech has received a $65M task order to update information technology systems and software applications for the Government National Mortgage Association. The company said Thursday it will help Ginnie Mae review functionality, data collection and interface requirements to support the modernization of the federal corporation's mortgage-backed securities management platform.

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SpyCloud Partners With CyberDefenses to Secure Elections; Armando Ordonez, Douglas Lingenfelter Quoted

SpyCloud

SpyCloud has partnered with CyberDefenses to protect against threats in current and future elections, SpyCloud reported on Wednesday. CyberDefenses has provided one in five election jurisdictions across the nation with security services, including Election Security Assessments that evaluate the end-to-end election process, benchmark cyber risk and recommendations to fix gaps that could introduce risk for cyberattacks and election interference. 

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