ICF to Support Utility Consortium’s Energy Efficiency Programs; Mike Mernick Quoted

Mike Mernick SVP ICF

ICF has been awarded multiple recompete contracts with a combined multimillion-dollar value by several Northeast utilities. ICF will continue to provide services in support of the utilities’ programs. "We're proud of our work with this consortium and the contributions we have made toward their recognition as the nation's premier providers for new construction programs," said Mike Mernick, ICF senior vice president and energy market development lead.

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Leonardo DRS Cypress Facility to Support AI R&D for Gov’t Customers

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS' facility in Cypress, California, will operate as a center of excellence to develop artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies for the U.S. government. The facility, which has functioned as Advanced Engineering CoE under Leonardo DRS' electro-optical and infrared systems business, offers expertise in technologies applicable to multiple domains such as land and space, the company said Monday.

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Deloitte, Cisco Execs Call for Gov’t Contact Center Modernization

Digital delivery of government services

Marc Mancher, a principal at Deloitte Consulting, and Alan Balutis, a senior director of North American public sector at Cisco Systems’ business solutions group, have said that agencies should integrate artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies with digital call centers to continuously deliver information and services to the public during the coronavirus pandemic or national emergencies.

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac Talks Updated Trusted Internet Connection Framework as ‘Catalyst’ for Cloud Security

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 3, 2020 — Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and head of corporate compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), said a new version of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's Trusted Internet Connections initiative seeks to transform end-user security in cloud environments, GovCon Wire reported Oct. 13.

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