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Chris DeRusha, Federal CISO for OMB, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading US Cybersecurity Policy, Tech Advancement; Driving Federal IT Modernization

Chris DeRusha Federal CISO OMB

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is pleased to announce that Chris DeRusha, the new federal chief information security officer (CISO) for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Biden administration, has received his first Wash100 Award. 

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State Secretary Antony Blinken Receives First Wash100 Award

Antony Blinken Secretary of State

Antony Blinken, secretary of the State Department, has received his first Wash100 Award, the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon). Visit GovCon Wire to read Blinken's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile. To vote for him as one of your favorite executives of this year's Wash100 Award, visit Wash100.com to cast your TEN votes before April 30th, 2021.

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Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Federal Biosecurity Via Spot on $8B DoD Contract; Partners With Northrop Grumman

Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Federal Biosecurity Via Spot on $8B DoD Contract; Partners With Northrop Grumman - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Ginkgo Bioworks has secured a position on a potential 10-year Defense Department omnibus contract worth up to $8.3 billion for chemical and biosecurity projects. The company said Wednesday it will develop and deploy biosecurity tools as the only synthetic biology firm on the Joint Enterprise Research, Development, Acquisition and Production/Procurement …

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

Belfer Center's Melissa Hathaway to Discuss Cybersecurity in UN University-Hosted Conversation - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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Esri, ArcticDEM Develop New Elevation Models to Serve as Adaptation Tools for Groups in the Arctic

Esri, ArcticDEM Develop New Elevation Models to Serve as Adaptation Tools for Groups in the Arctic - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Esri and the ArcticDEM project have unveiled new elevation models and updated previously released systems to offer a resource for adaptation and planning to groups in the Arctic region that face potential climate change concerns. Esri said Tuesday that accessibility to its online platform will help ArcticDEM address a requirement elevation …

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Unisys CEO Peter Altabef to Join Obama’s Telecom Advisory Panel

Unisys CEO Peter Altabef to Join Obama's Telecom Advisory Panel - top government contractors - best government contracting event

President Barack Obama is set to appoint Peter Altabef, president and CEO of Unisys, as a member of the White House’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Unisys said Monday Altabef will join other senior industry executives who provide recommendations to the U.S. president on policy and technical issues related to national security, cybersecurity, global …

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