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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Cyber Investments Should be Aligned With Critical Data Protection

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said government agencies should ensure that investments in cybersecurity infrastructure are aligned with efforts to protect critical data from cyber threats. Townsend wrote that agencies should establish a platform that works to offer a standardized approach to data …

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David Kushner Named ViON Federal Sales VP

David Kushner, formerly senior director of federal civilian sales at ViON, has been appointed vice president of federal sales at the Herndon, Virginia-based government information technology contractor. In his recent capacity, Kushner worked with clients to help them implement analytic and cloud computing strategies meant to address operational efficiency issues …

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Deloitte-Backed Survey Reports Growing Reliance on Cloud for Federal Employees

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — A joint survey by Deloitte and Government Business Council has found that cloud is key to the work of a majority of the 536 federal employees from over 29 defense and federal agencies included in the poll, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. The professional services firm said Tuesday more …

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SAP NS2 Gets FedRAMP P-ATO for AWS Cloud-Based HCM Products; Mark Testoni Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 12, 2017 — SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP) has secured provisional authorization for its cloud-based human capital management offerings to federal agencies under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Mark Testoni, SAP NS2 president and CEO, noted in a press release published Thursday the company’s …

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Vencore Secures Re-Accreditation as FedRAMP 3rd-Party Cloud Assessor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — Vencore has achieved recertification as a third-party assessment organization for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program after evaluation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the renewal of its accreditation as an assessor of cloud-based commercial offerings for the federal government …

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ViON to Help Migrate DISA to Microsoft Azure Government Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 4, 2017 — ViON will provide capacity-as-a-service and hardware testing services to help the Defense Information Systems Agency migrate to Microsoft‘s (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure Government cloud platform under a $1.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The public cloud acquisition contract serves to support the Joint Interoperability Test Command’s development …

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AWS Offers Continuous Monitoring, Threat Detection Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — Amazon Web Services has developed a new service that will work to provide continuous security monitoring and threat detection to AWS cloud accounts and information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that Amazon …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: ‘Automatic Orchestration’ Can Aid Agencies’ Cyber Defense Efforts

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said government agencies with several cybersecurity tools should adopt the “automatic orchestration” approach that works to consolidate and manage all those tools through a common platform. Howard wrote that such a platform works to help agencies gain visibility …

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Unisys to Design Cloud-Based Education Resourcing System for New Zealand

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will deliver a cloud-based automated Education Resourcing System to New Zealand’s ministry of education in support of the government’s 10-year digital transformation initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it will utilize the agile software development approach and application-platform-as-a-service model to design …

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DSA Subsidiary to Help Update Justice Dept Victim Notification System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2017 — A Data Systems Analysts subsidiary will utilize Pegasystems‘ Pega 7 application development tool to update the Justice Department‘s Victim Notification System under a potential $6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DSA’s Project Performance Company said it will also work with Appriss, which develops software-based …

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