Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security

Rob Silvers, DHS Undersecretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans Nominee, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Leading National Cyber Defense Efforts; Developing U.S. Cyber Strategy

Rob Silvers, DHS undersecretary nominee

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce that Rob Silvers, recently appointed director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), has been named a recipient of a 2021 Wash100 Award for leading the efforts to defend our national security through cyber defense, policy and improve our nation’s cyber capabilities to address our national security needs. 

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CACI NSIS President Todd Probert Receives First Wash100 Award

Todd Probert NSIS President CACI International

Todd Probert, president of National Security and Innovative Solutions (NSIS) for CACI International, has been recognized for his significant contributions to the federal sector and government contracting (GovCon) industry with a 2021 Wash100 Award for the first time in his illustrious federal career. Executive Mosaic would like to congratulate CACI and Todd Probert. 

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WidePoint Secures $86M in DHS Wireless Cellular Support Task Orders

WidePoint

WidePoint has received task orders worth approximately $86 million combined to help the Department of Homeland Security deliver wireless cellular services across its components. WidePoint said Wednesday the task orders come as part of the potential $500 million Cellular Wireless Managed Services 2.0  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that the company secured in November 2020.

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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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Idemia’s Biometrics Tech Demos Over 95% Accuracy for Masked Subjects During DHS Event

Facial recognition

An Idemia-developed algorithm has recorded over 95 percent accuracy during a Department of Homeland Security exercise aimed at assessing the capacity of facial recognition technology in identifying masked individuals. Idemia said Monday its algorithm also achieved a True Identification Rate of over 99.5 percent of subjects not wearing masks as part of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate's 2020 Biometric Technology Rally.

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DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Named to 2021 Wash100 for Advancing Cyber Spending, Tech Capabilities; Building ‘More Diverse, Inclusive’ Workforce

Alejandro Mayorkas DHS Secretary

Executive Mosaic is thrilled to announce that Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has been named a recipient of a 2021 Wash100 Award, the most prestigious and respected award in all of government contracting (GovCon). This marks the first time that Mayorkas has won the Wash100 Award for his contributions to the federal sector and GovCon industry.

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CBP Orders Two Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft From SNC

SNC

Sierra Nevada Corp. has secured a $48.3 million contract to provide two more sensors-equipped aircraft that would help U.S. Customs and Border Protection detect and track border security threats. The pair of Multi-Role Enforcement Aircraft will support CBP's surveillance across border areas that pose environmental challenges, such as austere weather and terrain obstacles, SNC said Tuesday.

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Tim Hurlebaus, President of CGI Federal, Receives Fourth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Tim Hurlebaus President CGI Federal

Tim Hurlebaus, president of CGI Federal, has received his fourth Wash100 Award of his career and has secured his 2021 Wash100 Award for driving growth initiatives, expanding enterprise services and technology implementation at CGI Group's federal services subsidiary. This marks the third consecutive year that Hurlebaus has received the most prestigious award in all of government contracting (GovCon). 

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ManTech Chairman, President & CEO Kevin Phillips Wins Fifth Wash100 Award; Jim Garrettson Quoted

Kevin Phillips Chairman

Kevin Phillips, chairman, president and CEO of ManTech International, has been awarded his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award for his efforts in driving company growth through acquisitions, securing major government contract awards and driving innovation in emerging technologies. “His commitment to the company and the government contracting community has earned Kevin a well deserved reputation of reliability and consistently solid growth,“ said Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award

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Lauretta AI to Provide Analytics Tech in Support of TSA Airport Screening

DHS

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded $199,950 to Lauretta AI for a video analytics technology that would reduce physical human interactions as Transportation Security Administration personnel conduct airport security checks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. DHS said Friday the Massachusetts-based start-up will further develop its existing technology to help airports verify if passenger screening processes are moving properly while still maintaining social distancing.

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