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Vencore Secures Re-Accreditation as FedRAMP 3rd-Party Cloud Assessor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — Vencore has achieved recertification as a third-party assessment organization for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program after evaluation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the renewal of its accreditation as an assessor of cloud-based commercial offerings for the federal government …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: ‘Automatic Orchestration’ Can Aid Agencies’ Cyber Defense Efforts

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said government agencies with several cybersecurity tools should adopt the “automatic orchestration” approach that works to consolidate and manage all those tools through a common platform. Howard wrote that such a platform works to help agencies gain visibility …

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Accenture Gets FedRAMP Clearance for Cloud-Based Data Analytics Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2017 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services unit has secured provisional authorization for its platform-as-a-service cloud technology under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Accenture Insights Platform for Government offering with moderate-impact level authorization works to provide federal …

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Avaya, Collab9 Offer Unified Comms Service to Fed Agencies; Jerry Dotson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — An Avaya business unit has expanded its partnership with collab9 to deliver Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-authorized unified communications services to the federal government, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. Avaya Government Solutions and collab9 will jointly provide a UC product to federal customers in support …

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Avaya Gets FedRAMP ATO for Unified Comms Product; Jerry Dotson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — An Avaya business unit has secured certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for its unified communications technology in partnership with Collab9, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 19. Avaya Government Solutions received FedRAMP authority-to-operate at moderate impact level to offer its Aura Communication Manager UC product …

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Microsoft Gets FedRAMP ATO for Dynamics 365 Offerings to US Gov’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has secured certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for the deployment of its “intelligent” business applications to U.S. government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. James Townsend, CEO of Microsoft partner company Infostrat, said in a blog post published Monday that the …

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SAIC Teams With Vazata to Offer FedRAMP-Certified Cloud Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will collaborate with Vazata to offer a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certified cloud technology to government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Vazata said Wednesday it will serve as the exclusive operations provider of the Virtual Secure Cloud Platform for …

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Qualys’ Mike Poulos: Automation-Based Continuous Monitoring Key to Agencies’ Cybersecurity Efforts

Mike Poulos, technical director of U.S. federal operations at California-based cloud security services provider Qualys (Nasdaq: QLYS), has said federal agencies should develop a continuous monitoring program in order to protect their information technology infrastructure amid the increasing number of cyber threats. Poulos wrote that such a program should be based …

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CA Technologies Earns ‘FedRAMP Ready’ Status for Project & Portfolio Mgmt Offering

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has received a FedRAMP Ready designation for its cloud-based project and portfolio management platform under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Vinod Peris, senior vice president of engineering in CA Technologies’ Agile management business unit, wrote in …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh Pushes for Continued Enhancement of FedRAMP Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has urged the program management office for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to continue its push to streamline the authorization process in support of digital transformation in government, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He said in a …

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