Technology

L3Harris Delivers Initial Updated Night-Vision Goggles to Army, Receives Two Additional Delivery Orders

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has delivered 40 Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binocular devices to the U.S. Army as part of a $391M contract awarded last year. The company said Monday it received two more delivery orders worth $153M combined to deliver 7K additional systems and provide logistics support services.

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Thales’ Brent Hansen: Government, Industry Should Work to Evolve Data Security Approaches in the Cloud Age

Brent Hansen, federal chief technology officer and director of sales engineering for cloud protection and licensing activity at Thales, has said government agencies and industry should collaborate to come up with strategies designed to protect data in the cloud or in data centers.

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SolarWinds’ Brandon Shopp: User Education, Cross-Team Collaboration Key to Gov’t Network Security

Brandon Shopp, vice president of product strategy for security at SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), has said agencies should look at user education and cross-team collaboration as key elements of their strategies to protect networks from cyber attacks amid the increasing adoption of mobile devices and cloud platforms.

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Transportation Security Administration Issues Cloud Strategy 2.0

The Transportation Security Administration has released an updated strategy meant to help the agency implement and integrate cloud-based services to carry out its mission to protect the country’s transportation system. Under the Cloud Strategy 2.0, TSA will implement a “Cloud Smart” strategy for existing applications and “Cloud First” for new IT services, according to a FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday.

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Recorded Future’s Allan Liska: Threat Intelligence, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Address Cyber Risks

Allan Liska, an intelligence analyst at Somerville, Mass.-based network security firm Recorded Future, has said government agencies should leverage threat intelligence to help protect their systems and networks from cyber threats.

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HUD Begins IT Modernization CoE Phase 2 Through Three RFQs

The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the General Services Administration have released three requests for quotes as part of the second phase of HUD’s information technology modernization through the Centers of Excellence program.

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Should Manage Security Landscape With Automation

Chris Usserman, principal security architect at Infoblox, has said security professionals seeking to protect agency information technology systems from cyber vulnerabilities should adopt automation to help track activities within and outside their IT environments while ensuring their networks’ functionality.

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