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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Government-Industry Collaboration Key to IT Modernization

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said the development of an application designed to help the U.S. Air Force manage aircraft refueling operations in the Middle East reflects the collaboration between the government and industry to advance information technology modernization.

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Forcepoint’s Sean Berg Pushes Human-Centric, Risk-Adaptive Approach for Gov’t Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 3, 2019 — Sean Berg, senior vice president and general manager of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, believes government agencies should look into how their employees interact with data in order to advance security amid the increasing use of cloud and automation in the …

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Report: HHS Taps More Than 50 Firms for AI, Automation IDIQ

Several technology services contractors and consulting firms have won spots on a potential five-year, $49M contract to provide the Department of Health and Human Services’ program support center with artificial intelligence and automation tools designed to facilitate operations, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. More than 50 awardees will vie …

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SAIC Earns AWS Designation for DevOps Competency in Cloud Tech Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2019 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) secured a DevOps Competency designation from Amazon Web Services for providing cloud computing technology integration services in support of government and commercial customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SAIC said Friday the designation serves to verify its capability to …

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NTT DATA’s Shamlan Siddiqi Suggests Measures to Manage Cyber Posture After Government Shutdown

Shamlan Siddiqi, chief technology officer of NTT DATA’s public sector business, has offered five suggestions for organizations to strengthen their cybersecurity posture following the partial government shutdown. The shutdown ended on Feb. 15 after President Donald Trump signed into law an appropriations package that would fund the rest of the government …

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AWS Taps Launch Partner ECS to Unveil File-Sharing System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has collaborated with ECS to offer a file-sharing system that works to automate tasks such as hardware provisioning, software configuration, data backup and patching, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. ECS said Thursday it is a launch partner of the Amazon FSx for Windows File Server …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Cyber National Guard, Other Creative Approaches to Help Gov’t Build Cyber Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2018 — Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has backed the creation of a cyber-focused National Guard in an effort for agencies to bolster their hiring and retention of cybersecurity workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 10. Trexler wrote in an …

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Gigamon’s Dennis Reilly: Tech, Processes, Workforce Key to Gov’t Cyber Defense Efforts

Dennis Reilly, vice president of federal sales at Gigamon, has said government agencies should have the right balance of technology, people and processes to defend and protect their information technology systems from cyber threats. Reilly wrote that one of the difficult challenges facing agencies is recruiting and retaining cybersecurity professionals. “Therefore, …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Include Legacy System Security in Cyber Strategy

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), said agencies can avoid complexity by leveraging the same security platform that they already have deployed to protect their perimeter, their mobile devices, and their data centers in the cloud-based services they are moving to. He refers to these environments as …

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