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Cisco Announces Efforts to Support NIST Risk Mgmt Framework

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has configured its cybersecurity products to provide assessment support to drive compliance with the security controls in the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Risk Management Framework, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Steve Caimi, industry solutions specialist at Cisco, wrote in a blog entry posted …

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Cisco’s Peter Romness: Common Access Cards Need Support From Comprehensive Authentication

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 14, 2016 — Peter Romness, U.S. public sector cybersecurity solutions lead at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), has called for more comprehensive authentication measures to support common access cards in order to counter advanced cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. C4ISR & Networks reported Monday that Romness suggested the capability …

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CRN: SimpliVity Adds Cisco Vets Gary DePreta, Geoff Fancher to Sales Team

Massachusetts-based hyperconvergence software startup SimpliVity has hired former Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) sales executives Gary DePreta and Geoff Fancher to join the former company’s sales team, CRN reported Monday. Kevin McLaughlin writes DePreta, formerly director of the national security agencies business at Cisco, will serve as head of SimpliVity’s U.S. federal sales. …

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February 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, S&P 500 Fall to 10% YTD Plunges on Growth Fears & Boeing SEC Probe Report

The GovCon Index fell victim to across-the-board selloffs in global financial markets Thursday with a decline of 2.113 percent to 68.747, a figure that puts the Index at a decline of 11.34 percent from the start of the year. Still in a correction, Thursday’s plunge sent the GCI below 70 …

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Minburn Lands $115M SOCOM Order for Microsoft Software Licenses

Minburn Technology Group has received a $115 million order to provide Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The company will also deliver software assurance support to SOCOM’s headquarters procurement division under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Minburn will perform work in Great Falls, Virginia, …

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AT&T, Partners Use Internet of Things to Create More Connected Communities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T), Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Deloitte, IBM (NYSE: IBM),  Intel (Nasdaq: INTC),  General Electric, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have tied up in support of AT&T’s strategy to help local governments create more connected communities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AT&T said Tuesday it will provide Internet of …

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Rob Salvagno: Cisco to Purchase Lancope for Enterprise Network Defense Strategy

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has agreed to acquire network security company Lancope for about $452.5 million in cash and equity awards in a push to deliver integrated threat defense platforms for enterprise clients. Rob Salvagno, vice president of corporate business development at Cisco, said Tuesday the company seeks to leverage Lancope’s StealthWatch system …

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Rob Salvagno: Cisco Seeks Analytics Portfolio Growth Through ParStream Acquisition

Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has agreed to acquire Cologne, Germany-based data analytics technology developer ParStream as the companies aim to help enterprise clients manage data from connected systems. Rob Salvagno, vice president of corporate business development at Cisco, wrote in a blog post published Monday the company expects to complete the …

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Cisco, UCSF Plan Health Interoperability Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 23,  2015 — Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and the University of California San Francisco have agreed to jointly develop a tool that would enable organizations to easily share health information and facilitate patient care, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Mala Anand, senior vice president of software platforms group at …

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Hortonworks Push OpenSOC with Data Security Partners

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP) indicating its commitment to promote the OpenSOC open source analytic framework for cyber threat detection and response in collaboration with data partners B23 and ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT). Hortonworks said Tuesday James Sirota, chief data scientist at Cisco …

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