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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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ForeScout’s Niels Jensen: Agencies Should Close Visibility Gap to Ensure Internet of Things Security

Niels Jensen, senior vice president of Americas sales at ForeScout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said federal agencies should have visibility of their internet-of-things-based devices in order to protect their network infrastructure from cyber threats. He wrote that information technology administrators at agencies should deploy tools designed to detect and implement …

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Trustwave’s Bill Rucker: Strategic Partnerships Could Help Ensure Federal Network Security

Bill Rucker, president of Trustwave Government Solutions, has said government agencies should establish strategic partnerships and identify vulnerabilities in order to protect networks and counter cyber hackers. Rucker wrote that agencies should leverage their partnerships with managed service providers to gain access to threat intelligence amid the evolving threat landscape. “The …

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ManTech Lands $668M CDM DEFEND Cyber Task Order; Dan Smith Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential six-year, $668M task order to provide cybersecurity services to Group E federal agencies under the new iteration of the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. The General Services Administration awarded the task order through CDM’s Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense program, …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: CDM Key to Federal IT Cybersecurity, National Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 29, 2018 — Eric Trexler, vice president for global governments and critical infrastructure sales at Forcepoint, has said the integration of cybersecurity requirements as a key part of federal information technology is centered on the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Booz Allen Gets $1.03B Cyber Task Order Under DHS CDM DEFEND Program

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential six-year, $1.03B task order to develop and field cybersecurity platforms and services for six federal agencies under the new phase of the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. The task order awarded through CDM’s Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise …

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Carahsoft Offers Dell EMC Data Protection Tech for CDM Via GSA IT Schedule 70

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 3, 2018 — Carahsoft Technology has added Dell EMC‘s data protection tools to its offerings under the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle as part of the special item number for continuous diagnostics and mitigation services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dell EMC’s data protection technologies, which …

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RSA’s Steve Schmalz: Agencies Should Integrate Security From the Start of IT Modernization

Steve Schmalz, field chief technology officer of public sector at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, has said government agencies should update their security platforms as they modernize their information technology infrastructure. “The key is making sure to incorporate security from the start because changing the infrastructure will require agencies …

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Report: CGI Federal Lands $530M Cyber Task Order Under CDM DEFEND

CGI’s (NYSE: GIB) federal business has received a potential $530 million task order to provide cybersecurity services to federal agencies under the next iteration of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program, MeriTalk reported Tuesday. The task order awarded under the CDM Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense acquisition strategy covers support …

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Booz Allen Wins $621M Task Order Under DHS Cyber Defense Program

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) a six-year, $621 million task order to develop and implement cybersecurity tools under the next phase of DHS’ governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation initiative. Booz Allen said Friday it became the first prime contractor on the Dynamic and Evolving …

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