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McAleese & Associates: GovCon Execs Talk AI, Hypersonics at Reagan Forum

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the two-day Reagan National Defense Forum that kicked off Friday in California. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson; Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy; Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business; and Harris (NYSE: …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Include Legacy System Security in Cyber Strategy

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), said agencies can avoid complexity by leveraging the same security platform that they already have deployed to protect their perimeter, their mobile devices, and their data centers in the cloud-based services they are moving to. He refers to these environments as …

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Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan: DevOps, Agile Methods Could Help Agencies Stay Ahead of Cyber Vulnerabilities

Patrick Sullivan, senior director of global security strategy at Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said agencies that aim to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities should use DevOps and agile methods. “Agencies need to be extremely agile to stay ahead of vulnerabilities, and as they move to models that are heavily based on …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Agile, App Mgmt Key to Multicloud Strategy, IT Transformation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 17, 2018 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC‘s federal business, has said a multicloud strategy that includes an assessment of applications will help federal agencies build on the cloud as a business operating model, ExecutiveBiz reported July 31. FedScoop reported July 30 that …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Commercial Software Processes & DoD Expertise to Drive Defense Capability Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2018 — Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said a budget and acquisition framework focused on the use of commercial software development methods is needed to accelerate the delivery of defense capabilities, …

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Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras Talks ‘Full Operational Mode’ on $1B DHS Cybersecurity Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said the company continues to work with the Department of Homeland Security to bolster the government’s cybersecurity posture after reaching “full operational mode” on the $1 billion Development, Operations and Maintenance or DOMino …

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Koniag Wins Task Order to Help DHA Sustain Medical Logistics ERP Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2018 — A Koniag Government Services unit has been awarded a task order by the Defense Health Agency for maintenance of an enterprise resource planning system designed to monitor U.S. military medical logistics activity, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Koniag Services Inc. will provide DevOps …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: ‘Waterfall’ Culture Could Hinder Public Sector’s DevOps Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat’s (NYSE: RHT) public sector business, has said government agencies may face several challenges in their DevOps adoption due to the government’s culture that focuses on long-term efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported May 25. Egts believes the government’s procurement …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Containers, Agile Processes Could Boost IT Agencies’ Efficiency

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 30, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat’s (NYSE: RHT) North American public sector business, has said containers work well when combined with agile development and DevOps processes and could help information technology departments enhance efficiency, ExecutiveBiz reported May 23. Egts said agencies, by …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Consider DevOps’ Role in Adaptive Cyber Strategies

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said agencies that aim to develop and implement strategies to safeguard information technology systems from cyber threats should adopt DevOps. Howard wrote that DevOps’ link to automation and cloud technology has implications for agencies’ adaptive cybersecurity strategies and …

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