Posts from GovConDaily for 09/19/2014

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Confirmed for Deputy Energy Secretary

Sep 19, 2014 12:09 pm

The Senate confirmed Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall as the country’s next deputy energy secretary in a vote held ThursdaySherwood-Randall will help Secretary Ernest Moniz to build project management and transparency, advance the White House’s stance on nonproliferation and a low carbon economy and oversee activities of the national laboratories, the department saidThursday
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NSA’s Richard Ledgett: Threat Declassification Needed to Curb Cyber Attacks

Sep 19, 2014 11:06 am

Richard Ledgett, deputy director at the National Security Agency, believes that intelligence agencies should disclose more cyber attacks in order to raise awareness of the threat, Breaking Defense reported Thursday
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Ernest McDuffie: Chinese Universities Want to Emulate U.S.’ Cyber Defense Curriculum

Sep 19, 2014 09:57 am

Ernest McDuffie, head of the U.S. National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, said many Chinese universities are looking to follow a U.S. government-approved cybersecurity training program, Nextgov reported Wednesday
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David Brown: AtHoc Deploys Emergency Alert System in Army Bases

Sep 19, 2014 08:42 am

AtHoc-built emergency mass notification systems will be deployed to U.S. Army installations outside the continental U.S. under a Leidos-led modernization program. The Army extended the use of AtHoc’s IWSAlerts systems for communications in order to send emergency alerts to service personnel and their families at garrisons in Europe, the company said…
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TCS Founder Maurice Tose Joins CTIA Board for 4th Term; Meredith Atwell Baker Comments

Sep 19, 2014 08:35 am

  Maurice B. Tose, CEO, president and board chairman of TeleCommunication Systems, is set to serve a fourth term on the CTIA-The Wireless Association board following reelection last week. The company said Sept…
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