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AWS, CSRA, Microsoft Get Provisional Authorization Under FedRAMP High Baseline

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 24, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) have been designated cloud service providers under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s high baseline security level, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies met the high baseline requirements that the FedRAMP program management office released …

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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, Facebook to Build Subsea Cable System to Support Internet, Cloud Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will work with Facebook on a project to construct a subsea cable system across the Atlantic Ocean in support of efforts to expand their Internet and cloud services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Frank Rey, director of global network acquisition for Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure …

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Microsoft Plans 2-Part Strategy to Counter Terrorist Content Online

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) plans to revise the terms of use for company-hosted consumer Web services and establish partnerships with nongovernment organizations in efforts to curb online terrorist activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday it will work to eliminate terrorism-related content online and at …

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Microsoft Hosts ‘Pushups for Charity’ in NY; Wes Anderson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has hosted the Boot Campaign’s Pushups for Charity challenge at the company’s flagship store in New York as part of National Military Appreciation Month, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the challenge aims to raise awareness on military veteran support. Wes …

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Report: AWS, CSRA, Microsoft to Receive FedRAMP High-Impact Rating

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 8, 2016 — Cloud service providers Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN),  CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) are due to receive high baseline certifications under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Federal Times reported March 21 that FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich told the publication the finalized …

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Microsoft, Partners to Build Solar Power Facility in Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has entered into a public-private partnership with Dominion Virginia Power and the government of Virginia to build a facility that will work to provide solar energy to the state, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dominion Virginia Power said Wednesday the facility is expected …

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Microsoft Eyes FedRAMP High, DISA Levels 4 & 5 Authorization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has been selected to help develop the high-impact baseline for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program as part of a pilot initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Separate company blog posts published Tuesday indicated that the pilot works to support Microsoft’s efforts to …

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Microsoft Windows 10 Gets 4M-Seat Commitment From DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will deploy its Windows 10 operating system across 4 million seats at the Defense Department after Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen‘s follow-up on a previous memo to standardize the OS across DoD, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Company officials said in separate posts Wednesday …

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Microsoft Caters IT Skills Training for Soldiers’ Career Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 16, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is set to offer Microsoft Software & Systems Academy courses at five U.S. Army bases to help active-duty and former soldiers transition to civilian careers in IT, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Chris Cortez, vice president of military affairs at Microsoft, wrote in an article …

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