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ACT I CEO Michael Niggel Talks Cybersecurity at NDIA Forum

Michael Niggel, CEO of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, highlighted the company’s cybersecurity efforts during his presentation at the National Defense Industrial Association’s 9th Defense Industrial Discussions event held last month. ACT I said Niggel offered insights into cyber-related challenges facing the Defense Department and cyber protection initiatives such as the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriots. …

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Former Army Secretary Eric Fanning Joins CNAS Advisory Board

Eric Fanning, former secretary of the U.S. Army, has been appointed to the board of advisers at the Center for a New American Security. He joins other CNAS advisory board members who came from various government, military, academic and private organizations, the Washington-based think tank said Wednesday. CNAS CEO Michele Flournoy said that Fanning has broad leadership …

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Report: Capitol Hill Vet Bill Greenwalt Named PSC R&D Senior Adviser

Bill Greenwalt, formerly a professional staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, has been named senior adviser for research and development at the Professional Services Council, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. He will advise the council on defense, national security and government contracting matters, according to the report by …

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Ashton Carter Named Belfer Center Director at Harvard Kennedy School

Ashton Carter, former secretary of the Defense Department, has been named director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Gazette reported Tuesday. He will succeed Graham Allison, who will continue to serve as Douglas Dillon professor of government, and serve as professor …

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Alisha Poland Named Fulcrum Business Devt Director; Jeff Handy Comments

Alisha Poland, a 10-year business operations and capture management professional, has been named director of business development at Fulcrum. The company said Thursday that Poland will oversee the company’s BD efforts in support of civilian and federal programs. “Alisha’s experience and established relationships will continue Fulcrum’s commitment to strengthen connections with our existing …

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DoD Picks 160 University Researchers to Receive Instrumentation Acquisition Funds

The Defense Department has awarded $47 million in total grants to 160 university researchers at 84 institutions to help them purchase equipment for defense research and student research training. DoD said Thursday its service research offices received 685 proposals for the fiscal 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program and selected meritorious submissions that tackle science and engineering research …

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Executive Profile: Shaun Bierweiler, Hortonworks Public Sector VP

Shaun Bierweiler serves as vice president of public sector at Hortonworks, where he oversees the company’s work with U.S. federal, state, local and education customers. The government information technology industry veteran came to Hortonworks in November 2016 after he previously served as sales director at Red Hat and held responsibility over Defense Department and federal systems integrators …

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