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Mitre Launches Center for Data-Driven Policy; Jason Providakes Quoted

MITRE

Mitre has established the Center for Data-Driven Policy to provide evidence-based, objective and nonpartisan insights to government policymaking, the company reported on Tuesday.  “We want to expand the role of outcome-based research and information in the policy domain, through our experience, our technology, and our unique access to data,” said Jason Providakes, Mitre president and CEO and Wash100 Award recipient.

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SAP NS2’s Ted Wagner: Cloud Security Requires Right Mix of People, Processes, Tech

Ted Wagner VP and CISO SAP NS2

Ted Wagner, vice president and chief information security officer at SAP National Security Services, said government agencies should have the right balance of technology, processes and people to ensure that cloud security can better manage cyber threats in the digital landscape. Wagner wrote how SAP NS2 strives to have that balance by taking measures such as adopting machine learning, automation and behavior analytics in security monitoring efforts, attracting the top talent and getting the process right.

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NASA Plans $387M Follow-On Systems Engineering IDIQ

NASA Goddard

NASA has indicated its intent to solicit proposals for a potential $387M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for follow-on systems engineering work at multiple facilities. The agency expects to award its second iteration of the Systems Engineering Advanced Services contract by June 1 next year.

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Six Companies Join Quantum Economic Development Consortium’s Steering Panel; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios US CTO

Boeing (NYSE: BA), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Google, ColdQuanta, QC Ware and Zapata Computing signed participation agreements to join the steering committee of a consortium tasked with advancing research in quantum information science and identifying standards, technology and workforce needs to support the emerging QIS-based industry.

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Oracle Hopes to Add National Security Regions for IC to Government Cloud; Glen Dodson Quoted

Oracle

Oracle has expanded its Government Cloud to support demand, with the addition of National Security Regions for Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers, the company reported on Wednesday. Oracle expanded its platform to address IC and DoD needs at Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Impact Level 6, Secret and Top Secret security levels, with capabilities including encryption, auditing and security controls. 

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