Zscaler Enters Agreement to Acquire Cybersecurity Company Trustdome; Jay Chaudhry

Jay Chaudhry Chairman

Zscaler, Inc. announced on Thursday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trustdome, a leading innovator in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM). “We are extending our vision for Zscaler Cloud Protection to help customers securely embrace public cloud platforms and services in today’s cloud-first world,” said Jay Chaudhry, CEO, chairman and founder, Zscaler, Inc. 

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Lumen Appoints Jason Lish as Chief Security Officer; Andrew Dugan Quoted

Jason Lish CSO Lumen Technologies

Lumen Technologies has appointed Jason Lish, former chief security, privacy and data officer at Advisor Group, as a chief security officer responsible for leadership, strategic development and oversight for all corporate security functions. The company said Thursday Lish will oversee emergency preparedness, fraud management, physical security, government security services and corporate cybersecurity.

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NRO Director Christopher Scolese Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading COVID-19 Response; Supporting Advancement for Space Exploration & IT Technology Capabilities

Christopher Scolese Director NRO

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Christopher Scolese, director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, the top prize in all of government contracting (GovCon), for his leadership in the COVID-19 pandemic response and relief as well as the advancement of U.S. space exploration and development of IT technology capabilities. 

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GovCon Expert Jill Singer Receives Sixth Wash100 Award for Demonstrating Leadership with AT&T, FirstNet & Driving 5G Technology

Jill Singer GovCon Expert

Jill Singer, vice president of Defense and National Security for AT&T’s public sector business and First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) program, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award for driving the advancement of 5G capabilities in the federal and commercial sectors as well as leading FirstNet’s expansion across the U.S. military services. 

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MetTel to Help NARA Adopt SD-WAN Architecture; Robert Dapkiewicz Quoted

MetTel

MetTel has received a potential $65 million task order to transform the National Archives and Records Administration's networking infrastructure to a software-defined wide area network. The company said Thursday it will help the agency implement and manage SD-WAN architecture that uses embedded encryption technology designed to secure communications as part of the task order awarded under the General Services Administration's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle.

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Booz Allen-Taqtile Team to Deploy Augmented Reality Tech at Military 5G Test Site

5G technology

Booz Allen Hamilton and augmented reality company Taqtile have partnered to demonstrate how 5G-powered AR technology can support military base operations as part of a $600 million Department of Defense experimentation and testing program. Taqtile said Wednesday it will provide the Manifest platform to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state for a demonstration of the technology as potential digital storage for maintenance and repair data at the installation.

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Everbridge to Continue Support for Army Threat Data Analysis Platform; Mike Mostow Quoted

Mike Mostow VP of Federal Everbridge

Everbridge has received a three-year contract from the U.S. Army to continue software services for an enterprise technology platform used to analyze and share data on critical events worldwide. The company said Wednesday its software powers the branch's Joint Analytic Real-time Virtual Information Sharing System, a mobile and desktop application designed to help Department of Defense users exchange threat information from various sources.

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L3Harris to Back American Rheinmetall Vehicles’ Army OMFV Combat Vehicle Program Pursuit

L3Harris-Rheinmetall Partnership on Army OMFV Program

L3Harris Technologies and Rheinmetall’s U.S. defense arm have agreed to pursue the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program that seeks to replace the service's Bradley infantry vehicles. L3Harris will provide cybersecurity and vehicle mission systems and share its modular open systems approach to support the development of American Rheinmetall Vehicles’ Lynx platform for the OMFV program.

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Cloud Vendors Seek to Meet Pentagon’s Future Warfighting Needs; Microsoft Federal’s Rick Wagner Quoted

Rick Wagner President Microsoft Federal

Cloud service providers are investing in the development of technology platforms that could help the Department of Defense meet the needs of warfighters operating in tactical, distributed environments. “We have to create devices that can operate in those austere environments,” said Rick Wagner, president of Microsoft Federal for government customers and a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Robert Silverman, Booz Allen Hamilton EVP, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Driving Emerging Tech & Advancing Workplace Culture

Robert Silverman EVP Booz Allen Hamilton

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Robert Silverman, executive vice president with Booz Allen Hamilton, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for spearheading new defense technology to support U.S. warfighters in the digital battlefield, as well as his efforts to promote allyship across the company and industry. This marks Silverman’s first Wash100 Award.

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