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Symantec’s Robert Potter: Agencies Should Address Security Gaps Through Cyber Resilience

Robert Potter, vice president of Americas sales at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said that government agencies should develop cyber resilience plans in an effort to mitigate problems and address security gaps associated with the integration of new technology platforms into the infrastructure. Potter wrote that agencies should start addressing such …

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General Dynamics to Update Air Force ‘Friend or Foe’ System’s Cryptographic Modules

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will update the cryptographic modules on the U.S. Air Force‘s Air Identification Friend or Foe system under a $20 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sept. 6 it will deliver the KIV-78 combined interrogator/transponder applique with full encryption of “friend or foe” …

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F5 Networks’ Randy Wood: Federal IT Managers Should Prioritize Application Layer Security

Randy Wood, vice president of federal sales at application delivery networking platforms provider F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has said federal information technology leaders should prioritize security at the application level in order to protect networks from cyber threats. Wood wrote that there are three principles in application security that federal …

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Vormetric’s Wayne Lewandowski: Gov’t Should Focus on Encryption, Access Controls

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2016 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of federal operations at Vormetric, urges the federal government to focus on encryption and other access control measures as part of a “detailed discovery” approach to cybersecurity, Executive Gov reported Thursday. “This approach, which is best done with encryption, access …

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Army, Engility Build Universal Encryptor for Military Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 29, 2016 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has helped the U.S. Army develop a universal communications encryptor for military devices to aid in the transmission of classified information, ExecutiveGov reported Friday. The Army reported Wednesday Engility and its partners worked with the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center …

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CenturyLink Taps Vormetric Data At Rest Security Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 13, 2015 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) partners with independent software vendors such as Vormetric to offer services beyond securing client account, network and physical assets to include encryption of both data at rest and data in transit, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Steve White, director of security and …

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

EMC (NYSE: EMC) has bought security provider CloudLink for an undisclosed amount in a move to address data security requirements of clients, CRN reported Friday. Matt Brown writes Ottawa, Canada-based CloudLink will form part of EMC’s federation enterprise hybrid cloud and continue its membership in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Chad …

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Viscount Systems Lands DHS DC, Ohio Facility Access Control Contracts; Dennis Raefield Comments

Viscount Systems will provide its access control system to the Department of Homeland Security‘s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services under two new contracts to secure government buildings in Ohio and Washington, D.C. The Freedom Access Control suite is designed to leverage the IT infrastructure in managing access points and deploy encryption bridges that assign IP addresses to …

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Mike Janke & Silent Circle Raise $30M, to Launch ‘End-to-End’ Email Encryption

Maryland-based mobile device encryption firm Silent Circle has secured $30 million in its latest round of financing from investor Ross Perot Jr. and private investment firm Cain Capital, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Amrita Jayakumar writes that Silent Circle will use the cash to expand operations and further develop products …

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Unicom Purchases Memeo’s Cloud Assets; Corry Hong Comments

UNICOM Global will soon provide cloud-based secure file sharing and data protection services to customers following its acquisition Memeo’s data management software for an undisclosed cash amount, UNICOM Global President and CEO Corry Hong said. “Memeo has created the Memeo C1 solution to deliver secure file sharing in the cloud or on-premise, …

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