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IBM Vet John Lainhart Named Senior Strategist at Grant Thornton’s Cyber Risk Advisory Practice

John Lainhart, a former leader of the U.S. public sector cybersecurity and privacy group at IBM, has been appointed as senior strategist at Grant Thornton‘s cyber risk advisory practice. He will oversee the development of cybersecurity offerings for the public sector in his new position, Grant Thornton said Thursday. “It’s essential for agencies to invest …

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Mitre VP William LaPlante to Co-Chair a Defense Science Board Task Force

William LaPlante, vice president of Mitre‘s intelligence portfolio, has been appointed to co-chair the Defense Science Board’s task force on the design and acquisition of software for defense systems. He will lead the task force in efforts to examine the evolution of the Defense Department‘s software acquisition process over the past decade and offer …

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Northrop-NLign Analytics Team Receives DoD Award for F-35 Technical Work

The Defense Department has given the Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award to the team of Northrop Grumman and NLign Analytics for their work in support of the F-35 fighter jet. NLign Analytics said Thursday the award recognizes individuals’ technical accomplishments in support of DoD’s Manufacturing Technology Program. Northrop used NLign Analytics’ 3D collection and visualization software …

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Doug Harlow Named an ACT I Executive Program Manager; Michael Niggel Comments

Doug Harlow, formerly a business development executive at Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, has been named executive program manager for the acquisition management services company’s contract with the Department of Homeland Security‘s national protection and programs directorate. ACT I said Harlow will oversee program management and service delivery efforts and serve as the primary …

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CompTIA Names ViaSat’s Bruce Cathell, Intelligent Design’s David Beering to Space Enterprise Council Board

Bruce Cathell, vice president of government operations at ViaSat, and David Beering, Intelligent Design principal, have joined the board of directors of the Computing Technology Industry Association‘s space enterprise council. SEC brings together professionals from the space industry, including the commercial, civil and national security sectors, in efforts to advance relevant interests to policymakers, …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Hughes’ Rick Lober Among Speakers at SIA DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop

Inmarsat‘s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch and Hughes Network Systems’ Rick Lober will participate in a panel discussion at the Satellite Industry Association’s two-day Defense Department Commercial SATCOM Workshop that will kick off Dec. 15 in Virginia. Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat; and Lober, VP and general manager of Hughes’ defense and intelligence …

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CACI Receives SmartCEO Award for GovCon Industry Contributions; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received an award from SmartCEO in recognition of the company’s contributions to the government contracting sector through its mentoring, business partnerships, philanthropy and advocacy efforts. The company said Wednesday it accepted the GovStar Industry Star award in the large category at a ceremony held Nov. 21. SmartCEO recognizes contracting firms in the greater Washington, D.C., …

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