Tag Archives: Russia

Frank Duff on Mitre’s Assessment of 21 Cyber Platforms Against ‘APT29’ Threat Group

Frank Duff, principal cyber operations engineer at Mitre, told Federal News Network in an interview published Friday about the nonprofit corporation’s evaluation of cybersecurity offerings from 21 vendors against cyber threat group APT29. Mitre assessed the cyber platforms using its ATT&CK knowledge base to emulate the techniques used by APT29, which is believed to be related to the Russian government and involved in the Democratic National Committee compromise.

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Patrick Shanahan, Acting Defense Secretary, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for His Vision in Cybersecurity, Space Operations

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Patrick Shanahan, acting secretary at the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his role in revising the department’s cybersecurity strategy and his vision of establishing a new agency for space operations.

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Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, DIA Director, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leading Agency Modernization Efforts

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Army Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for leading the agency's modernization efforts with emerging technology.

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Michael Griffin, Defense Undersecretary for Research & Engineering, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Advancing U.S. Space Programs and Energy Weapons Systems

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering at the Department of Defense, was selected to the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his commitment to advance U.S. space programs and the country’s energy weapon systems. This latest honor marks Griffin’s second consecutive win.

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Mark Esper, Secretary of the U.S. Army, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Modernizing Tech and Prioritizing Specific Projects for the U.S. Army

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Mark Esper, secretary for the U.S. Army, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his efforts to modernize the Army’s technology and his ability to prioritize specific projects that maintain high standards. This latest honor marks his second Wash100 win.

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Ken Asbury: CACI Shifts Focus to Tech-Centered Work

Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International, told The Washington Post in an interview published Friday that the company has begun to shift its focus from "staff augmentation" work to technology and products as the U.S. military transitions its resources toward dealing with near-peer competitors such as Russia and China. “I would prefer that my team select that they’re going to be in outcome-based things where we’re helping the mission,” said Asbury, a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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