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AWS’ Teresa Carlson on Four Must-Have Conditions to Address Digital Skills Gap

Teresa Carlson VP Amazon Web Services

Teresa Carlson, vice president of the worldwide public sector and industries at Amazon Web Services and a six-time Wash100 awardee, wrote in an article published Wednesday on the World Economic Forum website that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technology adoption and organizations seeking to benefit from technologies should “support the development of a workforce with digital skills.“ She said there are four “must-have conditions“ to help meet the need around skills development and build a future-ready workforce and one is equal access to skills training and education.

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Microsoft's Brad Smith Calls on White House to Endorse “˜Paris Call' for Cybersecurity

Microsoft's Brad Smith Calls on White House to Endorse “˜Paris Call' for Cybersecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Microsoft President Brad Smith has urged the Trump administration to back a nonbinding statement of principles setting acceptable behavior in cyber space, The Washington Post reported Friday. The Paris Call advances a set of principles such as the application of international law in cyber space, information sharing between companies about cyber threats and condemnation of large-scale cyber attacks and election hacking activities.

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Fortinet Named Founding Partner of WEF Center for Cybersecurity; Ken Xie Quoted

Fortinet Named Founding Partner of WEF Center for Cybersecurity; Ken Xie Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Fortinet has joined the World Economic Forum's Center for Cybersecurity as a founding partner in a move to help deter cyber crime. WEF established the center to encourage collaboration among members of industry, government, international organizations, academia and civil society to address global cybersecurity challenges, Fortinet said Wednesday. Ken Xie, CEO …

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BMC-Sponsored Program Aims to Help Military Vets Explore Tech Careers

BMC-Sponsored Program Aims to Help Military Vets Explore Tech Careers - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BMC Software has teamed with Andreessen Horowitz, LifeLock and PayPal to launch a program that seeks to educate former U.S. military personnel about digital skills required for potential careers in the technology sector. All four sponsors of the BreakLine Tech program will hold educational sessions on culture, organizational design, talent management and expected future trends to guide …

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Lockheed Develops Disaster Response Portal Based on DigitalGlobe Satellite Imagery

Lockheed Develops Disaster Response Portal Based on DigitalGlobe Satellite Imagery - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Volunteers from Lockheed Martin's space systems business have developed an online portal that works to provide post-disaster information from the ground with the use of DigitalGlobe satellite imagery, Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. Greg Avery writes that the HelpNowMap.com website is currently in beta version and uses open source software code. The service works …

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Samuel Visner: CSC Adds New Cloud-Based Cyber Services

Samuel Visner: CSC Adds New Cloud-Based Cyber Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Computer Sciences Corp. will offer three new services to enterprise and public sector customers as part of the company’s work to expand its cloud cybersecurity portfolio, CSC said Tuesday. CSC’s Cloud Cybersecurity Services program works to offer tools from vendors in an effort to help customers migrate into cloud environments and …

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AT Kearney to Assist in World Economic Forum Projects

AT Kearney to Assist in World Economic Forum Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Consulting firm A.T. Kearney has been selected to offer insights and advice for the World Economic Forum as part of the nonprofit group’s partner program for the professional services industry. Three partners from copmany offices in Amsterdam, Singapore and Dusseldorf, Germany, will assist the forum on different projects, a company …

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