Tag Archives: cloud technology

Aaron Weis, Department of the Navy CIO, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Cloud IT Modernization, Cyber Defense Approach

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce that Aaron Weis, chief information officer at the Department of the Navy, has been recognized as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for implementing initiatives to update information technology processes and security practices at the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. This marks Weis’ second …

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Dede Dascalu: Applied Insight Adds Cyber, Analytics Offerings With Bridges Purchase

Tysons, Virginia-based government technology contractor Applied Insight has acquired Bridges for an undisclosed sum in a move to add cybersecurity, data analytics and cross-domain platforms as a complement to the former’s cloud offerings. Applied Insight said Wednesday it made the acquisition to also grow its intellectual property portfolio and presence …

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac Suggests Four Tools for Agency Network Traffic Inspection & Protection

Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and head of corporate compliance at Zscaler, described four tools he believes government agencies should implement as part of in-depth network defense against encrypted cyberattacks such as ransomware. In a guest piece for FedTech magazine published Wednesday, he urged agency information technology professionals …

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac: Cloud Tech Supports Gov’t Cybersecurity Approach

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2020 — Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and head of corporate compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), pointed to threat-based cybersecurity as a key driving force of expanded cloud technology adoption in the government, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

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Accenture Federal Services’ Vince Vlasho Talks Air Force Cloud ERP Program, Emerging Govt IT Market Trends

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2020 — Vince Vlasho, a senior managing director and defense portfolio lead at Accenture Federal Services, told ExecutiveBiz in an interview that AFS' previous work with the U.S. Air Force on the Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management System has helped position the business to assist USAF in building a cloud-based common enterprise resource planning system.

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Rick Wagner: Microsoft-Carahsoft Partnership Expands Azure Cloud Reach in Gov’t Sector

Rick Wagner Corporate VP Microsoft Federal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 14, 2020 — Carahsoft has been authorized by Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) to help distribute the latter's Azure suite of cloud computing platforms via the former's government contracts and reseller partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 28.

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Accenture to Help Expand Nonprofit’s Military Vet Cloud Training Program With Grant; George Franz Quoted

George Franz

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 12, 2020 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) awarded the Merivis nonprofit organization $100K to expand a Salesforce administration training program to San Antonio, Texas, and prepare 75 military veterans for cloud technology careers, ExecutiveBiz reported July 29.

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