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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Agencies Should Advance Cyber Tech Interoperability Through Standardization

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said agencies should work with industry to standardize cyber tools used to secure networks, endpoints and data in order to facilitate information sharing with other platforms. “Reducing complexity through standardization can enhance protection at every level and support …

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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. Taps TeraThink for $100M Financial Management Contract

TeraThink has received a contract worth a potential $100M to provide information technology services in support of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation‘s financial management system. The company will contribute advisory, development, modernization, maintenance and operations support for the system under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, PBGC said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice. …

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Interior Dept Adds 3 Companies to Oracle Federal Financial System Support IDIQ

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal business, Creoal Consulting and i360technologies have been selected by the Interior Department to compete for Oracle Federal Financials accounting system support task orders under a potential seven-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Accenture Federal Services will vie for task orders worth up to $120M to provide OFF system support services …

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GDIT’s Dave Vennergrund: Cloud Infrastructure & Functions to Support Fed Agencies’ AI Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23, 2018 — Dave Vennergrund, director of data and analytics at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has said federal agencies can utilize the cloud as a platform for the development of artificial intelligence technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 1. He wrote Sept. 27 in a …

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need to Build Up Cybersecurity Posture via Automation, Orchestration

Chris Usserman, principal security and threat intelligence adviser at Infoblox, has said countering cyber threats calls for agencies to further develop their cybersecurity programs through automation and orchestration. Usserman wrote that orchestration and automation could help agencies “embrace both the proactive and reactive functions of cybersecurity” through the combination of …

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NCI to Support Incentive Technology in FCC Legacy IT Operations & Maintenance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19, 2018 — NCI Information Systems will work with Incentive Technology Group to sustain aging information technology assets of the Federal Communications Commission as part of a potential $25M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The contract covers operations and maintenance services in support of FCC’s Legacy IT Applications Support …

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IBM Unveils Mobile SOC to Deliver On-Site Cyber Training, Demo Incident Response

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has transformed a tractor trailer into a mobile security operations center that aims to deliver on-site cybersecurity support and training at various locations across the U.S. and Europe, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the IBM X-Force Command Cyber Tactical …

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Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan: DevOps, Agile Methods Could Help Agencies Stay Ahead of Cyber Vulnerabilities

Patrick Sullivan, senior director of global security strategy at Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said agencies that aim to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities should use DevOps and agile methods. “Agencies need to be extremely agile to stay ahead of vulnerabilities, and as they move to models that are heavily based on …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Derived Credentials Could Help Agencies Protect Mobile Devices

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should protect mobile devices from hackers and adversaries and one way to do that is through the use of derived credentials. Battaglia wrote that such an approach could help agencies verify the identity of government officials …

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NCI Lands Army Contract to Help Update Mission Command Centers’ IT Infrastructure

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 8, 2018 — NCI Information Systems will work with the U.S. Army to update the service branch’s information technology infrastructure at Home Station Mission Command Centers under a $22M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems awarded the contract for …

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