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Coalfire Buys Veris Group in Cyber Market Expansion Push; Larry Jones Comments

Cyber risk management services provider Coalfire has purchased Veris Group for an undisclosed amount in a push to grow cybersecurity offerings for the government and commercial sectors. The transaction will result in the creation of a combined firm that will work to provide security engineering support, consulting and assessment services to cloud service providers …

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Former Coast Guard CIO Robert Day to Head Blackberry’s Federal Cyber Center & FedRAMP Efforts

Robert Day,  a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral and former USCG chief information officer, has been appointed by Blackberry (Nasdaq: BBRY) to manage the mobile device maker’s new federal Cybersecurity Operations Center and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program product initiatives. Day is a federal information technology and cybersecurity veteran who …

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Vormetric’s Wayne Lewandowski: Cloud Encryption Gateway to Drive Gov’t Cloud Adoption

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2016 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of federal operations at Vormetric, believes the combined functionalities of public and private clouds in cloud encryption gateways will work to help government agencies address security concerns regarding the use of third-party cloud service providers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He wrote in …

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Microsoft Adds 5 FedRAMP-Compliant Products to Azure Gov’t Cloud Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has expanded its Azure Government Cloud‘s provisional authorization-to-operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program with five new offerings, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The addition of Service Bus, Notification Hubs, Site Recovery, StorSimple and Backup brings the total number of FedRAMP high baseline-compliant …

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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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VMware Mobility Mgmt Platform Authorized as FedRAMP Compliant System; Bill Rowan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 4, 2016 — VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) enterprise mobility management platform has received an authority-to-operate from the U.S. Census Bureau under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to allow its deployment in government agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday its VMware AirWatch will support agencies to manage, protect and …

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Microsoft Unveils ‘Blueprint’ Tool for DoD FedRAMP ATO Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) offers a new tool that will work to help users of the Azure Government cloud service to achieve Authority to Operate at the Defense Department under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said in a …

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Microsoft CRM Platform Receives FedRAMP Provisional Authority to Operate

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2016 — The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s joint authorization board has awarded a provisional authority-to-operate to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) for its government-focused, cloud-based customer relations management software, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Microsoft said Thursday the Dynamics CRM Online Government platform received the moderate-level JAB P-ATO through the FedRAMP Accelerated process. …

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Vista to Buy Actua’s GovDelivery Business for $153M in Public Sector Market Push; Patrick Severson Comments

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to purchase cloud computing government technology business GovDelivery from Actua (Nasdaq: ACTA) for $153 million in a push to expand the private equity firm’s presence in the public sector market. The companies said Monday they expect the transaction to close in the fourth quarter of 2016 in a deal subject to closing conditions. …

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Carahsoft’s John Lee: FedRAMP Accelerated Success to be Determined With Adoption Rate, Other Metrics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2016 — John Lee, vice president for cloud services at Carahsoft Technology, has outlined the impact of the General Services Administration‘s initiative to accelerate the authorization process for cloud service providers under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Lee wrote in a blog post …

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