Tag Archives: DevSecOps

Former GitLab Director Paul Almeida Joins Anchore as Public Sector Sales VP

Paul Almeida Public Sector Sales VP Anchore

Paul Almeida, former director of public sector sales at GitLab, has joined Anchore to serve as vice president, responsible for driving the company's sales in the public sector, G2Xchange FedCiv reported Tuesday. He will contribute experience in product sales and account management gained from his nearly 30-year career that also includes work with Oracle and VMWare.

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National Ground Intell Center Seeks Info on Software Dev’t, Data Science Services

NGIC

The National Ground Intelligence Center wants to identify potential market sources of software development and data science services in support of the U.S. Army, the Department of Defense and the intelligence community. NGIC said Friday in a SAM notice it seeks market information on the said services needed to support intelligence analysts and adopt DevSecOps as the center transitions from outdated methods of development and systems management.

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Lockheed Martin Demos U-2 Dragon Lady Aircraft With Kubernetes Cloud; Jeff Babione Quoted

Jeff Babione Skunk Works VP

Lockheed Martin has demonstrated the use of Kubernetes-based processing aboard a U-2 Dragon Lady reconnaissance aircraft as a precursor to achieving real-time software deliveries during flights. The Kubernetes containerization technology test, conducted in November, supports an effort to create a secure software development environment that allows aircraft to accommodate software updates when airborne, Lockheed said Monday.

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Booz Allen’s Julie McPherson on Five Rules for Federal Tech Leaders to Maintain Digital Transformation Momentum

Julie McPherson EVP Booz Allen Hamilton

Julie McPherson, an executive vice president and head of digital solutions business at Booz Allen Hamilton, wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Nextgov that there are five rules technology leaders at federal agencies should consider to maintain the momentum in digital transformation to meet mission needs and one is planning for and harnessing failure to continuously improve a platform.

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Executive Spotlight: Bruce Caswell, Maximus President & CEO

Bruce Caswell President

Bruce Caswell, president and chief executive officer of Maximus, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how the company has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as enhancing workforce support, developing new technologies and supporting employment services. Additionally, Caswell discussed investments in new technologies, as well as where Maximus will head in 2021. 

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Jacobs Acquires The Buffalo Group to Expand Cyber Solutions; Steve Demetriou Quoted

Steve Demetriou Chair

Jacobs has acquired The Buffalo Group, a provider of advanced cyber and intelligence solutions. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. "Defending our nation against adversarial threats is growing in complexity. The Buffalo Group's leading cyber and intelligence capabilities further strengthens our suite of national priority solutions across integrated multi-domain environments," said Jacobs chair and CEO Steve Demetriou

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Executive Spotlight: Christopher Copeland, AFS Managing Director & CTO

Christopher Copeland Managing Director

Christopher Copeland, managing director and chief technology officer (CTO) of Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding his promotion to the CTO role. AFS announced Copeland’s appointment in Sept. 2020, where he will develop the company’s future-looking technology vision and strategy and oversee AFS’ focus on IT modernization and transformation. 

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Denim Group to Help USAF Expedite Software Deployment Under SBIR Phase II Contract; John Dickson Quoted

John Dickson Principal Denim Group

Denim Group has secured a follow-on contract under the U.S. Air Force's AFWERX program to help the service branch speed up the accreditation and delivery of mission software through the use of a vulnerability resolution tool. The company said Tuesday its ThreadFix platform will move on to Phase II of AFWERX's Small Business Innovation Research program after demonstrating its potential to accelerate software development under the initial phase of the SBIR contract awarded in January.

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Sevatec Wins GSA Task Order to Develop Identity Proofing Platform; Sonny Kakar, Tim May Quoted

Sonny Kakar Founder

Sevatec has secured a $22.5 million task order under the Unrestricted GSA Alliant 2 Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) awarded the task order to develop a modern authentication and identity proofing platform. Sevatec has partnered with Excella and Capital Technology Group (CTG) to assist in development.

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