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Google’s Aileen Black: Cloud a ‘Fueling Agent’ in Big Data Analytics

Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and …

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Honeywell to Spin Off Business Groups by End of 2018; Darius Adamczyk Comments

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced it will spin off the industrial conglomerate’s ADI global distribution business, Homes portfolio and transportation systems business into two publicly traded firms by the end of 2018. Darius Adamczyk, president and CEO of Honeywell, said in a statement published Tuesday the initiative comes after the company reviewed …

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Microsoft, CompTIA Offer IT Training for Military Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and the Computing Technology Industry Association have teamed to offer information technology training to military service members transitioning to civilian life, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. CompTIA said Tuesday the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will accept the organization’s Network+ and Security+ …

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Unisys Study: Internet Security a Significant Global Concern; PV Puvvada Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2017 — A Unisys (NYSE: UIS) survey report has found that global concerns over internet security has increased more than other security issues since 2014, ExecutiveBiz reported June 21. MeriTalk reported June 20 that the 2017 Unisys Security Index indicates that concerns over hacking, viruses, online transactions …

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CBP Chief Ron Vitiello: Border Arrests at ’45 Year Low’ Since November 8

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a starring role in President Donald Trump’s new executive orders, and CBP chief Ronald Vitiello spoke Wednesday morning at the Potomac Officers Club about the new opportunities and challenges ahead. Since Trump’s election, CBP has seen a “dramatic change in the flow of …

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CSRA’s John Dancy: Targeted, Measured Approach to Help Drive Gov’t Website Safety, Accessibility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — John Dancy, chief information officer of CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has said federal agencies should adopt a targeted approach to address accessibility and security challenges associated with government websites, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He wrote in a guest piece published Monday that agencies should look …

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Chenega Elevates 14-Year Company Vet Tim Lamb to Security Business Unit President

Tim Lamb, president of physical security and fire protection services contractor Chenega Infinity, will transition into a new role of president for Chenega Corp.’s security strategic business unit in July to succeed the retiring Paul Raggio. At that time, Lamb will hold management and oversight responsibilities for seven Chenega-owned businesses: Chenega …

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Air Force Taps Microsoft for Consulting Support Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received a $34.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for consulting services to support the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to update its Microsoft products. The company will develop new enterprise capacities for the Air Force Network to help address the military branch’s security mission requirements as part …

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L-3 Unveils New Name & Rebranding to Reflect Technology Strategy Shift

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will transition to the new name of L3 Technologies on Dec. 31 in an effort to reflect the New York City-based defense contractor’s repositioning as a provider of technology products. The company will also transition its portal to the new address L3T.com and update the corporate logo while its New …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Big Data, Analytics Tools Could Help Agencies Derive Operational Intell from Machine Data

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement big data and analytics platforms in an effort to generate insights or “operational intelligence” from machine data and facilitate the decision-making process. Davis wrote that the collection, correlation and analysis of machine data could help organizations …

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