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Digital Reasoning Names BAE Vet Uday Kamath as Chief Analytics Officer

Uday Kamath, former chief data scientist of BAE Systems‘ applied intelligence business, has joined Digital Reasoning as chief analytics officer at the Nashville, Tennessee-based cognitive computing company. Digital Reasoning said Tuesday the more than 20-year architecture and building analytics professional will lead a team that aims to drive innovation in artificial intelligence and data analytics. …

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BlackBerry to Donate Crisis Communication Tech for American Red Cross Missions

Blackberry has extended a partnership with the American Red Cross to continue support for the nonprofit organization’s disaster response missions with a company-made emergency communication platform. Red Cross plans to deploy the AtHoc system to almost 500 branches nationwide as part of efforts to facilitate communications between the organization and its staff members, …

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Salesforce to Invest $50M in K-12 Computer Science Education

Salesforce has pledged to invest $50 million and one million volunteer hours over five years in K-12 computer science education across the U.S. The company said Tuesday its Salesforce.org charity arm will offer 10 free Salesforce software subscriptions to all eligible public K-12 schools nationwide. Salesforce.org also plans to grant $1 million to nonprofit …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone to Headline NVTC Titans Series Event

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, will serve as a keynote speaker at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Titans Series event to be held on Oct. 13 at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia. He will discuss his views on government market trends and the company’s innovation culture in …

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John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2. He will oversee (ISC)2’s partnership with government, academic and commercial organizations in efforts to promote public-private collaboration, cybersecurity curriculum and legislation designed …

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Vice Adm. Frederick Roegge Named National Defense University President

U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Frederick Roegge, former commander of submarine forces at the U.S. Pacific Fleet, has assumed duties as president of the National Defense University. NDU said Monday Roegge will lead the university’s efforts to train future joint warfighters and national security leaders with the use of whole-of-nations and whole-of-government educational …

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