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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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Forcepoint’s Sean Berg Pushes Human-Centric, Risk-Adaptive Approach for Gov’t Cybersecurity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 3, 2019 — Sean Berg, senior vice president and general manager of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, believes government agencies should look into how their employees interact with data in order to advance security amid the increasing use of cloud and automation in the …

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Deloitte, Attest Push Blockchain-Based Digital ID Apps for Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 7, 2018 — Deloitte and its partner Attest will offer government customers access to the latter’s blockchain-based digital identity technologies in an effort to secure the personal data of citizens, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The professional services firm said Monday the blockchain-enabled Attest Wallet and Attest Enterprise applications, respectively, …

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Tableau’s Sean Brophy: Data Analytics Could Help Agencies Tailor Services to Citizens’ Needs

Sean Brophy, regional vice president of public sector sales at Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), has said government agencies should advance the use of data analytics to learn how citizens engage with the government. Brophy wrote that adopting data analytics tools could help agencies identify the needs of citizens and deliver …

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NTT Data Adds GDS360-Built Data Security Products to Public Sector Offerings

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 26, 2018 — NTT Data has teamed with GDS360 to offer the latter’s information protection and data security technology to federal and local government customers under a multi-year agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. GDS360 said Wednesday its products feature encryption, identity management, access control, behavioral analytics and other capabilities and …

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Comprehensive Health Services Completes HIPAA Data Security Compliance Audit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — Comprehensive Health Services Inc. has undergone an assessment of its compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act data security requirements as part of an annual audit by GuidePoint Security, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CHSi said Wednesday the 2017 HIPAA security assessment covered its administrative, physical …

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New Thales Innovation Hub in UK to Help Drive Digital Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — Thales has unveiled a new facility in Cambridge, England, that will work to facilitate collaboration with customers, partners and suppliers as part of the company’s efforts to support digital transformation, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Thales e-Security said Friday the One Station Square office will house more than …

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Paul Smith: Red Hat-Kryptowire Project for DHS to Advance Automated Mobile App Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) and its partner Kryptowire will develop a framework for the automation of mobile application compliance under a contract from the Department of Homeland Security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The team will work to build the framework as part of the Assured …

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Unisys Enters Reseller Agreement to Offer ‘Stealth’ Security Tech on SEWP V, CIO-CS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has tapped Computer Marketing Associates to help facilitate delivery of the Unisys Stealth data security software and professional services to federal government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The reseller agreement works to build the availability of Unisys Stealth on NASA‘s Solutions for …

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Skyhigh Networks’ Kevin Jones: Cloud Security Controls Key to Agencies’ Visibility Into Data, Employees’ Activities

Kevin Jones, vice president of public sector at Campbell, California-based cloud security access broker Skyhigh Networks, has said government agencies should adopt cloud-based controls to ensure visibility into data and protect them from security vulnerabilities and other cyber threats. Jones wrote that deploying cloud security controls seeks to enforce a …

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