Jermaine Toomer is the assistant program manager for Cyber Platforms and Systems (CPS) — part of PEO EIS’s DCO-Defensive Cyber Operations portfolio.
Originally a Marine, Toomer worked as a program analyst and project analyst for several DOD contracting companies before joining the Army workforce. He’s a fan of grilling and primetime television, and he's today's : https://www.eis.army.mil/newsroom/news/peo-eis-wide/jermaine-toomer-seeks-empower-others
Applied Cyber Technologies was honored at the Army Acquisition Executive’s Excellence in Leadership Awards ceremony Dec. 17 at the Pentagon Auditorium for the Maj. Gen. Harold J. (Harry) Greene Award for Acquisition Writing. Their winning entry, “Creative Acquisition and the Cyber Battlefield: Using Rapid Prototyping to Address Pressing Cyberspace Challenges,” focuses on ACT’s Labyrinth process.
The essay will be published in the Spring 2022 edition of Army AL&T magazine.
Project Manager Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) COL Mark Taylor attended the ceremony and accepted the award on behalf of DCO!
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PEO EIS' Applied Cyber Technologies (ACT) is one of the recipients this year of the Excellence in Acquisition Award. Congratulations, Team ACT!
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Congratulations to DCO-Defensive Cyber Operations and Applied Cyber Technologies on this prestigious award!
"New technologies are fueling U.S. Army cyber operations as the force girds for more diverse challenges in the operational environment." Check out Bob Ackerman's
coverage of our panel @ in SIGNAL Magazine!
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PEO EIS’s DCO-Defensive Cyber Operations hosted a change of charter ceremony at Fort Belvoir July 28 for the Cyber Platforms and Systems (CPS) product office, bidding farewell to outgoing product manager Lt. Col. Michael Lind and welcoming Lt. Col. Brad B. Son as his replacement.
Praising Lind for doing an “excellent job at the helm of CPS” and going “above and beyond to accomplish the mission,” DCO Project Manager Col. Mark Taylor wished Lind well as he prepares to retire next year after a 20-year Army career.
Son previously worked for Taylor at the National Reconnaissance Office before completing a Master of Business Administration at George Mason University and returning to PEO EIS, where he once served as assistant program manager for IPPS-A.
Read more: https://www.eis.army.mil/newsroom/news/defensive-cyber/cyber-platforms-and-systems-gains-new-leadership
Cyber threats require a lightning-fast response. With innovation at the heart of its organizational culture, Applied Cyber Technologies (ACT), a program within the DCO-Defensive Cyber Operations portfolio of the U.S. Army PEO EIS designed an acquisition formula for speed. Read about the cultural changes that are more challenging than changes in processes or policies in the latest from here. ⤵️
The Army is putting a priority on data, and PEO EIS is doing its part by educating its workforce about data science.
At a Jan. 28 Lunch & Learn hosted by Applied Cyber Technologies (ACT) — part of PEO EIS’s DCO-Defensive Cyber Operations portfolio — ACT data scientist Mark Orwat presented “Data Science 101” for members of the workforce. Data has always been abundantly available across the Army, noted Orwat, but the service has only recently begun prioritizing data analysis, with PEO EIS program offices like ACT and Army Data and Analytics Platforms leading the way.
Read the top eight takeaways from Dr. Orwat's presentation at: https://www.eis.army.mil/newsroom/news/defensive-cyber/priming-peo-eis-data-science
Altoona, Pennsylvania native, Col. Mark R. Taylor is this week's Faces of the Force. Follow his career from a teenage boy playing a really dangerous game of Marco Polo to the Workforce as project manager (PM) for DCO-Defensive Cyber Operations at the U.S. Army PEO EIS.
CONGRATULATIONS to Bonnie Evangelista & Fianna Litvok of DCO’s Applied Cyber Technologies, recipients of the Major General Harold J. “Harry” Greene Award for Acquisition Writing in the category of acquisition reform!
Congratulations to all awardees!
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