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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Agencies’ IT Strategy Should Eye Enterprise Mobility Mgmt Tech Adoption

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should integrate mobility as part of the information technology strategy and one way to do it is through adoption of enterprise mobility management platforms. Battaglia wrote that EMM tools with containerized systems work to address issues …

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Australia Picks Boeing for $443M E-7A Early Warning Aircraft Modernization Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected to support a $442.9 million effort to upgrade the Australian air force’s fleet of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft. The service branch said Wednesday Boeing will equip E-7As with new combat identification sensors, tactical data links and communication and encryption systems under the modernization project. Australian …

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Thomson Reuters’ Timothy Murphy: CIOs, CFOs Influence Cyber Measures at Organizations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2017 — Timothy Murphy, president of Thomson Reuters Special Services, has highlighted the role of chief information officers and chief financial officers in influencing cybersecurity measures at organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Law.com reported Friday that Murphy told attendees at Thomson Reuters’ CFO/CIO/COO Forum that cyber breaches are the …

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Senate Staffers Receive Approval to Use Signal Encryption App

The encrypted chat app Signal has been a popular choice with Federal and White House employees that work with sensitive data — and they now have official sign-off to use the app. Although Senate staffers began using Signal for official business in March, Senate Sergeant at Arms Frank J. Larkin …

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Thales Report Shows Fed Gov’t View on IT Vulnerability; Wayne Lewandowski Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 8, 2017 — The federal edition of Thales e-Security‘s 2017 Data Threat Report indicates that 96 percent of federal government employees feel vulnerable to potential data breaches and 71 percent think the adoption of new technologies may facilitate those vulnerabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said in …

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Thales Taps AWS, Microsoft, Salesforce, Google Cloud Platforms for Data Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 17, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) and Google will provide cloud platforms for Thales‘ data security offering, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Thales said Monday the partnership aims to help customers manage encryption keys for data in the cloud with the use of technologies AWS Key …

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Seagate, Fornetix Integrate Encryption Key Mgmt Software Into Hard Drive Products

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2017 — Seagate Technology (Nasdaq: STX) has partnered with Fornetix to combine its hard disk and solid-state drives with the latter’s Key Orchestration encryption key management software in efforts to secure data against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Seagate said Monday the integrated offering is part of the Multilevel Security …

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Raytheon to Begin Air Force Cryptographic Unit Production Under Potential $459M IDIQ Award

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential five-year, $459 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to begin full-rate production of cryptographic units designed to help the U.S. Air Force secure voice and data communications. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will build the devices in Indiana and Florida through Dec. 15, 2021 as part of the VINSON/Advanced Narrowband …

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Boeing, DISA Collaborate on Confidential Military Communications Device

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 11, 2016 — The Defense Information Systems Agency and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have collaborated on a mobile device that will work to transmit and receive classified messages for military commanders, ExecutiveBiz said Thursday. The dual-SIM Boeing Black phone is designed with numerous encryption and a virtual desktop infrastructure …

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F5’s Randy Wood: Agencies Should Integrate Application Security With Enterprise Cyber Strategy

Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at application delivery networking platforms provider F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has said that federal agencies should recognize application security as one of the key elements of an enterprise security strategy. Wood wrote that government information technology managers should consider the security challenges posed by enterprise applications …

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