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Micro Focus’ Rob Roy: IT Modernization Offers Agencies Opportunity to Address Cyber Risks One Step at a Time

Rob Roy, public sector chief technology officer at Micro Focus Government Solutions, has said information technology modernization offers agencies an opportunity to make incremental changes to address cybersecurity risks. Roy wrote that agencies should consider alternatives to an all-or-nothing type of encryption, which could provide hackers a chance to unlock data …

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Micro Focus’ David Gould: Information Governance Policies Help Agencies Facilitate Data Searches

David Gould, WW director for secure content management solutions at Micro Focus Government Solutions, has said federal agencies should have information governance policies in place to facilitate data searches and speed up response to requests for information. Gould wrote that such policies should promote integration of various data silos, applications …

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HPE to Merge Non-Core Software Assets With Micro Focus in $8.8B Deal; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has announced plans to merge its non-core software assets with global enterprise software firm Micro Focus under an $8.8 billion deal that is expected to be tax-free to HPE. HPE said Wednesday both companies expect the combination of HPE’s big data, application delivery management, enterprise security, information technology operations …

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams: Feds Should Focus on Device Security as IoT, Mobility Grow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Federal CTO Susie Adams has said federal agencies should consider Internet of Things technology in efforts to secure devices within their networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. She told MeriTalk in an interview published June 13 that such an approach to cybersecurity focuses on …

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Microsoft to Roll Out Government-Focused Cloud For U.S. Agencies; Susie Adams Comments

As part of a larger company release of cloud computing-based products, programs and partnerships, Microsoft announced this week it will roll out a public cloud environment for data, applications and infrastructure designed exclusively for use by U.S. federal, state and local government agencies. In a blog post entitled “Coming soon: Government-focused …

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Eric DeMarco: Kratos Eyes Defense Business Focus With Public Safety & Security Divestiture

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has agreed to sell its public safety and security system integration business to Securitas Electronic Security for approximately $69 million in cash. Eric DeMarco, Kratos president and CEO, said in a statement published Wednesday the divestiture concludes the execution of the company’s strategy to transition …

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LinkedIn’s Kevin Scott Named Microsoft CTO

Kevin Scott, senior vice president of infrastructure at business social networking company LinkedIn, has been named chief technology officer at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT). Scott will report directly to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella as a member of the senior leadership team and will oversee “strategic, cross-company initiatives, ” Microsoft said Tuesday. …

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L-3 Signals More Acquisitions This Year, CACI & Raytheon Pivot to Organic Growth Focus

Differing acquisition strategies among government services contractors and defense primes became a main discussion topic analysts raised in earnings calls Thursday morning with three GovCon companies that stated financial results. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hinted it could make more acquisitions this year with three announced already so far, while CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) all signaled …

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Microsoft CRM Platform Receives FedRAMP Provisional Authority to Operate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2016 — The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s joint authorization board has awarded a provisional authority-to-operate to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) for its government-focused, cloud-based customer relations management software, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Microsoft said Thursday the Dynamics CRM Online Government platform received the moderate-level JAB P-ATO through the FedRAMP Accelerated process. …

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