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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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Kratos Moves to 4th Phase of Pathfinder Study on Milsatcom Ground System Migration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has advanced to the final phase of its effort to transition a military satellite communications ground system to the U.S. Air Force‘s Enterprise Ground Services architecture after completing a third milestone, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the …

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Oracle Offers Cloud-Based Land Mgmt App for State & Local Gov’t; Mark Johnson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2018 — Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) has added a cloud-based, software-as-a-service application to its portfolio of offerings in support of local and state government agencies’ land management operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 5. The company said Oct. 4 the Oracle Public Sector Community Development app works to …

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need to Build Up Cybersecurity Posture via Automation, Orchestration

Chris Usserman, principal security and threat intelligence adviser at Infoblox, has said countering cyber threats calls for agencies to further develop their cybersecurity programs through automation and orchestration. Usserman wrote that orchestration and automation could help agencies “embrace both the proactive and reactive functions of cybersecurity” through the combination of …

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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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FDA Selects Four Firms to Develop Automated Biological Product Reporting Methods

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $75M each to develop automated methods for reporting adverse drug events. IBM (NYSE: IBM), Acumen, Dovel Technologies and IQVIA Government Solutions will use artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing and other automation techniques to create data collection and analysis systems …

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DARPA Launches $2B Campaign to Advance R&D Work on ‘Third Wave’ AI Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a potential $2B campaign that seeks to invest in research-and-development programs that focus on artificial intelligence. The AI Next campaign is a multi-year investment effort that aims to develop “third wave” AI technologies with contextual reasoning capabilities designed to facilitate human-machine collaboration, DARPA …

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