Tag Archives: Senate Armed Services Committee

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks Receives First Wash100 Award

Kathleen Hicks Deputy Defense Secretary

Kathleen Hicks, deputy secretary of Defense, has been recognized for her leadership and drive for innovation and been named to the annual list of Wash100 Award recipients for the first time in her federal career. Hicks has received her 2021 Wash100 Award for her data prioritization efforts and policy advancements, which will ready the federal defense sector for the future of warfare.

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Acting DOD Undersecretary for Acquisition and Sustainment Stacy Cummings Receives First Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Stacy Cummings DOD

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that for the first time in her government career, Stacy Cummings, acting undersecretary of the Department of Defense for acquisition and sustainment, has been awarded a 2021 Wash100 Award for driving modernization across acquisition, as well as implementing digital transformation initiatives to support the federal sector and its industry counterparts.

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Microsoft’s Brad Smith: US Needs ‘Robust Menu’ of Responses to Cyber Attacks

Brad Smith President Microsoft

Brad Smith, president of Microsoft, said the U.S. needs to improve its cyber defenses and come up with a “robust menu“ of responses to cyber attacks like the SolarWinds breach, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. “We need to strengthen the nation's digital infrastructure and digital defenses, and that touches every part of the public sector, and every part of the private sector as well,“ Smith told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday.

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Industry Execs Talk Complex Supply Chain's Impact on Cybersecurity at Senate Hearing

Industry Execs Talk Complex Supply Chain's Impact on Cybersecurity at Senate Hearing - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Industry executives appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday to discuss complex supply chains facing prime contractors and how the issue increases cybersecurity risk, Nextgov reported WednesdayWilliam LaPlante, senior vice president and general manager of Mitre's national security sector, said some prime contractors do not know the companies their subcontractors work with.
 

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Jim McAleese, Principal and Owner of McAleese & Associates, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Providing Consulting and Legal Services to Government Contracting Businesses

Jim McAleese, Principal and Owner of McAleese & Associates, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Providing Consulting and Legal Services to Government Contracting Businesses - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Jim McAleese, principal and owner of McAleese & Associates, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 “” Executive Mosaic's annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena “” for his work in providing consulting and legal services to government contracting businesses.

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David Norquist, Acting Deputy Defense Secretary, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Handling Agency-Wide Audit and Leading the Transition to Cloud

David Norquist, Acting Deputy Defense Secretary, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Handling Agency-Wide Audit and Leading the Transition to Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Executive Mosaic is honored to present David Norquist, acting deputy secretary for 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 leadership and handling of the department's agencywide audit, finances and transition to the cloud. This latest honor marks the first Wash100 award for Norquist.

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Richard McConn, Arnold Punaro Appointed to NDIA Board Leadership Roles; Hawk Carlisle Quoted

Richard McConn, Arnold Punaro Appointed to NDIA Board Leadership Roles; Hawk Carlisle Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The National Defense Industrial Association has appointed M International CEO Richard McConn and Punaro Group CEO Arnold Punaro to respectively serve as chair and vice chair of NDIA’s board of directors. Both executives will serve for a term of up to two years, the association said Monday. Hawk Carlisle, president and CEO of NDIA, said McConn and Punaro will …

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