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Perspecta Chairman, CEO Mac Curtis Recognized as Wash100 Awardee for Seventh Consecutive Year

Mac Curtis Chairman

Mac Curtis, chairman and CEO of Perspecta, has been awarded his seventh consecutive Wash100 Award in 2021 for his strong leadership and vision in the advancement of cybersecurity, intelligence and defense technologies through significant contract award wins and other major moves. "He has delivered as much for the industry as he has for his firm,” said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic.

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Dave Dacquino, Other GovCon Execs Urge Industry to Back DOL Apprenticeship Program for Military Vets

Dave Dacquino Chairman and CEO Serco Inc.

Dave Dacquino, chairman and CEO of Serco Inc. and past Wash100 Award recipient, and three other heads of companies within the government contracting sector have called on other GovCon executives to join the Department of Labor's Apprenticeship Pilot Program that aims to help service members transition to careers in the private sector. Dacquino urged industry to support the initiative in a joint letter with Haywood Talcove, CEO of LexisNexis Risk Solutions' government unit and 2020 Wash100 winner; Chris Brady, president of General Dynamics' mission systems business and 2020 Wash100 awardee; and Doug Wagoner, president and CEO of LMI and previous Wash100 recipient.

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White House Asks Tech Firms to Help Combat COVID-19; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House on Wednesday called on technology companies to help the government in its campaign against the new coronavirus, The Hill reported Wednesday. “The White House’s top priority is ensuring the safety and health of the American people amid the COVID-19 outbreak," Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said during a phone call Wednesday. "Cutting edge technology companies and major online platforms will play a critical role in this all-hands-on-deck effort."

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ManTech, Purdue Global Partner on Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program; Kevin Phillips Quoted

ManTech International and Purdue University Global have teamed up to offer an apprenticeship program that aims to further build up employees’ cyber capabilities and establish a trained cybersecurity workforce. The Cybersecurity Registered Apprenticeship program will also fund college-level instruction to develop a pipeline of cyber professionals in support of the country’s security requirements, ManTech said Friday.

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Anomali Warns Federal Contractors of Online Bidding-Themed Phishing Schemes

Researchers from Anomali's research arm have identified a malicious server linked to two phishing campaigns that try to deceive government contractors to send sensitive information to threat actors. Anomali Labs said Monday its researchers detected on Feb. 23 the online bidding-themed phishing schemes, which lead contractors to fake landing pages mimicking the Department of Labor and the Department of Transportation’s eProcurement portal.

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DOL Certifies Lockheed’s Nat’l Apprenticeship Program Standards; Marillyn Hewson Quoted

The Labor Department has approved Lockheed Martin’s proposed framework for apprenticeship programs conducted at the Bethesda, Md.-based defense firm’s U.S. locations. The company said Tuesday that its National Standards of Apprenticeship covers workforce development initiatives such as on-the-job training and classroom instruction for advanced manufacturing capacities. Lockheed said it aims …

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SPA Earns DOL Recognition for Hiring Military Vets; William Vantine Quoted

Systems Planning and Analysis has received a Labor Department award in recognition of the company’s efforts to recruit and retain former military personnel. SPA said Friday it is among the 239 firms DOL selected for this year’s HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award program and has earned a platinum recognition. The department …

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FBI Vet Timothy Gallagher Named Kroll Cyber & Investigations Practice Managing Director

Timothy Gallagher, a more than 20-year FBI veteran, has been named as a managing director within Kroll‘s cybersecurity and investigations practice. Kroll said Monday Gallagher brings investigative experience in the areas of financial fraud and cyber-related crimes to his new position. He previously managed the FBI’s Newark, New Jersey office and led a multiagency …

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