Neel Mehta

General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson to Speak at TTC UAS Symposium

Chris Pehrson, vice president for Defense Department strategic development at General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business, will serve as a guest speaker at Technology Training Corp.-hosted Unmanned Aircraft Systems East for Defense and Government symposium that will kick off Saturday, Nov. 7, in Washington, D.C. Pehrson is one of the 24 guest …

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Intellicheck Appoints Bill White as Interim President, CEO

Bill White, chief financial officer of Intellicheck over the past five years, has been named interim president and CEO of the threat identification technology provider. Jericho, New York-based Intellicheck said Wednesday White succeed William Roof, who has retired from the company at the request of its board of directors. White will also continue his …

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Referentia Cyber Center to Host Defense Info Security Policy Training for Contractors

Referentia Systems‘ Cyber Collaboration Center will hold training sessions on a new Defense Department policy that requires contractors to adopt measures to protect a new category of unclassified but sensitive information called “Covered Defense Information.” The DFARS 7012 Cybersecurity Compliance Boot Camp will include forums on Oct. 20 at the Hilton San …

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Raytheon Unveils National Apprenticeship Center in England

Raytheon has inaugurated a national apprenticeship center in Doncaster, England, to primarily offer training programs for automotive technicians. The company said Friday its professional services subsidiary will use the center to provide learning services to employers and apprentices through classroom discussions, virtual training and site visits. “With a capacity of about 70 students, …

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BlackBerry to Donate Crisis Communication Tech for American Red Cross Missions

Blackberry has extended a partnership with the American Red Cross to continue support for the nonprofit organization’s disaster response missions with a company-made emergency communication platform. Red Cross plans to deploy the AtHoc system to almost 500 branches nationwide as part of efforts to facilitate communications between the organization and its staff members, …

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Salesforce to Invest $50M in K-12 Computer Science Education

Salesforce has pledged to invest $50 million and one million volunteer hours over five years in K-12 computer science education across the U.S. The company said Tuesday its Salesforce.org charity arm will offer 10 free Salesforce software subscriptions to all eligible public K-12 schools nationwide. Salesforce.org also plans to grant $1 million to nonprofit …

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Belfer Center’s Melissa Hathaway to Discuss Cybersecurity in UN University-Hosted Conversation

Melissa Hathaway, a senior adviser at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, will participate in a United Nations University-hosted conversation on cybersecurity to be held on Oct. 4 in Tokyo, Japan. Hathaway will discuss the current cybersecurity landscape and establishment of a universal framework for voluntary …

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