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Thales Report Shows Fed Gov’t View on IT Vulnerability; Wayne Lewandowski Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2017 — The federal edition of Thales e-Security‘s 2017 Data Threat Report indicates that 96 percent of federal government employees feel vulnerable to potential data breaches and 71 percent think the adoption of new technologies may facilitate those vulnerabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said in …

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CA Technologies CEO Pushes for ‘Built to Change’ Approach to Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2017 — CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) CEO Mike Gregoire has urged federal agencies to implement a “built to change” approach to information technology modernization in order to secure against emerging threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Gregoire wrote in a Nextgov guest piece published Thursday that agencies should be able …

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Oracle’s Mark Johnson: End-to-End Security, Contingency Plan Key to Gov’t Cloud Migration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2017 — Mark Johnson, director of modern platforms for government at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), has urged government IT decision-makers to consider three factors in efforts to ease and secure migration to the cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported April 17. He wrote in a commentary published April 14 that …

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PV Puvvada, Unisys SVP & Federal Systems President, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 22, 2017 — PV Puvvada, a senior vice president at Unisys and president of its federal systems business, has been included in this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in systems integration and information technology. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and …

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Dell EMC’s Steve Harris: Gov’t Turns to Software-Defined Tech Amid Rise of Data

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2017 — A Dell EMC-sponsored survey indicates that 64 percent of federal information technology leaders have noted their agencies using software-defined data centers due to factors such as agility, flexibility and efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the federal extension of its “State of IT Trends” report …

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Riverbed’s Davis Johnson: End-to-End Apps, Network Visibility Key to Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 21, 2016 — A new Riverbed Technology survey has revealed that a majority of federal employees believe latency issues due to bandwidth-intensive applications negatively affect agency productivity, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. One in three federal employee respondents have stated that agencies take more than 24 hours to …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation Top IT Trends in 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2016 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said cybersecurity and digital transformation are two areas that will trend in the federal information technology sector in 2017 as the next administration takes office. Chehreh told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Tuesday that cloud will have …

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CSRA Opens New Louisiana Tech Facility for Gov’t IT Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2016 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has established a new technology facility in Bossier City, Louisiana, that will work to provide information technology services to the company’s government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Integrated Technology Center will employ more than 800 college …

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F5’s Randy Wood: Federal IT Security Should Focus on ‘Fundamentals’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 7, 2016 — Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has urged federal information technology leaders to adopt a “zero trust” cybersecurity model, measures to address network performance limitations and network perimeter security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “To be most effective in government cybersecurity, …

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Carahsoft’s John Lee: FedRAMP Accelerated Success to be Determined With Adoption Rate, Other Metrics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2016 — John Lee, vice president for cloud services at Carahsoft Technology, has outlined the impact of the General Services Administration‘s initiative to accelerate the authorization process for cloud service providers under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Lee wrote in a blog post …

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