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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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Deloitte Digital’s Sasa Eric: Cloud Tech Could Help Agencies Transform User Engagement

Sasa Eric, a senior manager at Deloitte Digital, has said there are three factors agencies should consider as they transform operations through cloud adoption and one is the opportunity that cloud offers when it comes to enhancing user experience. Eric wrote that agencies should consider adopting a mix of cloud …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Commercial Software Processes & DoD Expertise to Drive Defense Capability Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2018 — Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said a budget and acquisition framework focused on the use of commercial software development methods is needed to accelerate the delivery of defense capabilities, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup July 16 – July 20, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO       L3 Technologies Enjoys Strong M&A Activity in July This week, I’d like to highlight L3 Technologies which has engaged in …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Containers, Agile Processes Could Boost IT Agencies’ Efficiency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat’s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, has said containers work well when combined with agile development and DevOps processes and could help information technology departments enhance efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported May 23. Egts said agencies, by …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Modern Threat Landscape Calls for Analytics-Based Adaptive Response Strategy

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement an adaptive response strategy to immediately address evolving cyber threats, automate their security processes and equip multi-layered security platforms with a defensive strategy. Davis wrote that the key to the implementation of such a strategy is data …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada Talks As-a-Service, Agility as Business Model Elements in Federal Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2018 — PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, has said there is an increased interest in the as-a-service business model as well as a “results-oriented statement of objective approach” for government procurement, ExecutiveBiz reported. He told Federal News Radio in an interview that …

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Google’s Aileen Black: Cloud a ‘Fueling Agent’ in Big Data Analytics

Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Mission Outcome, Infrastructure Modernization Key to Data Analytics

Cameron Chehreh, chief operating officer and chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said government agencies seeking to gain insights from collected data to facilitate the decision-making process and build up citizen services should first focus on the mission outcome. Chehreh wrote that agencies should frequently reconsider their mission statements amid …

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Akamai’s Tom Ruff: Agencies Should Adopt Agile Tech As Part of Cyber ‘Defense-In-Depth Strategy’

Tom Ruff, vice president of public sector at Cambridge, Massachusetts-based content delivery network and cloud services provider Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said government agencies should establish a comprehensive “defense-in-depth strategy” to protect networks from distributed denial-of-service attacks, cross-site scripting and other cyber threats. Ruff wrote such a strategy seeks …

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