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Thales’ Nick Jovanovic: Data Protection Should Be a Shared Responsibility Between Agencies, Cloud Providers

Nick Jovanovic, vice president of federal business for cloud protection and licensing activity at Thales, discussed in an interview on CyberWire’s Daily Podcast about federal agencies migrating sensitive data to the cloud and the gap such a move leaves in terms of security responsibility as highlighted in the company’s 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Federal Edition.

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Virtustream’s Michelle Rudnicki: Agencies Should Assess Potential Challenges Prior to Cloud Migration

Michelle Rudnicki, vice president of public sector at Virtustream, has said agencies planning to transition mission-critical applications to the cloud as part of information technology modernization should understand first the potential barriers.

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Thales: Gov’t Digital Transformation Poses Risk as Data Protection Takes Backseat; Nick Jovanovic Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2019 — A Thales report on data threats states that less than a third of federal agencies utilize data encryption even as a majority run their sensitive data on blockchain, cloud, internet of things and other “digitally transformative” technology environments, ExecutiveBiz reported May 1. The …

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Thales’ Nick Jovanovic: Encryption, Access Control Key to Drive Data Security Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2019 — Nick Jovanovic, vice president of the federal division of Thales‘ eSecurity business, said best practices such as encryption and access control will work to help federal agencies bolster efforts to protect data and counter identity theft, ExecutiveBiz reported April 17. Jovanovic wrote in …

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General Dynamics Unit Adds Bitglass Tech to Cloud Access Security Broker Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2019 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has partnered with Bitglass in an effort to integrate cloud access security broker platforms designed to deliver zero-day data protection to government and other customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Under an original equipment manufacturer agreement, General Dynamics …

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QTS Taps Cohesity to Help Protect Data on Hosted Private Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5, 2018 — QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has partnered with Cohesity for the latter to power the QTS Managed Backup platform, which works to protect and ensure the recovery of data and applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The hybrid colocation and data center company said Wednesday Cohesity’s hyperconverged data …

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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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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: Agencies Should Make Apps Independent of Physical Infrastructure

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should know more about the security and behavior of their applications and eliminate apps’ reliance on the physical infrastructure. “When an application is independent of the infrastructure, agencies have the …

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Iron Mountain Introduces Cloud-Based Data Protection & Recovery Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2018 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) has launched a platform that will work to help users manage, protect and recover critical information in efforts to limit damage in case of cyber attacks, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Iron Cloud Critical Protection and Recovery is …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Automated Data Mgmt Tools Can Help Agencies Address Compliance Challenges

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies seeking to comply with cybersecurity policies and data protection regulations should deploy a platform that works to automate the collection and analysis of large volumes of data. Davis wrote that implementing an automated system for compliance monitoring could …

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