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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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Caliburn International to Separate into Two Independent Companies; Thomas Campbell Quoted

Caliburn International

Caliburn International will split into two new companies, Acuity International and Valiance Humanitarian, following an extensive strategic review conducted by the board of directors, senior management and their advisers. The company said Wednesday the separation could be completed by Sept. 30, subject to receipt of necessary regulatory approvals.

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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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Maxar EVP of Global Field Operations Tony Frazier Receives Fifth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Tony Frazier Maxar Technologies

Tony Frazier, executive vice president of Global Field Operations at Maxar Technologies, was announced as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, the most coveted honor in all of government contracting (GovCon), Executive Mosaic announced on Wednesday. This marks the fifth-time that Frazier has received a Wash100 Award in the eight year history of the award. 

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Enlightenment Capital Taps Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson for Advice & Counsel; Devin Talbott Quoted

Jeh Johnson Partner Paul Weiss

Jeh Johnson, a partner at law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and former secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, has been appointed to offer advice and counsel to Vienna, Virginia-based private equity firm Enlightenment Capital. Johnson will rely on his over 30-year public and private sector experience to provide legal assistance to the Enlightenment Capital as part of the engagement agreement, the firm said Tuesday.

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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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