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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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VMware’s Matthew Schneider: ‘Zero Trust’ Model, Automation Key to Application Security

Matthew Schneider, senior director of government, education and healthcare at VMware (NYSE: VMW), has said government agencies seeking to ensure security of applications within the network should initially change their mindset through the adoption of the “zero trust” model. Schneider wrote that implementing such a model “means you have to …

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Cubic Subsidiary Secures NSA Clearance Under ‘Commercial Solutions for Classified’ Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 6, 2017 — A subsidiary of Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has received clearance under the National Security Agency‘s Commercial Solutions for Classified program to offer its tactical cloud servers in support of classified data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Cubic said Wednesday the DTECH Labs cloud servers operate with Aruba Networks‘ Virtual Mobility Controller …

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Microsoft to Use Palo Alto Networks Firewall on Azure Gov’t Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has added Palo Alto Networks‘ (NYSE: PANW) VM-Series virtualized firewall as a tool on the Azure Government Cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The inclusion of the firewall on the cloud platform serves to help public sector customers protect their applications and data with functions that …

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Fortinet Firewall Added to DoD’s Commercial Solutions for Classified Programs List

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 3, 2017 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) FortiGate Enterprise Firewall technology has secured authorization from the Defense Department to support government networks as part of the Commercial Solutions for Classified Programs approved components list, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday DoD validated the firewall based on three Common Criteria Protection Profiles …

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Raytheon-Vista JV Rebrands as ‘Forcepoint’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Raytheon | Websense — a Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners joint venture — has announced its new name as Forcepoint as it aims to develop its internal network monitoring services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Forcepoint said Thursday the rebranding combines Raytheon and Websense cyber technology with the recently acquired Stonesoft …

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DoD Approves Dell Firewalls for Deployment on Defense Computer Networks

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 18, 2015 — The Defense Department has awarded certification to Dell for the deployment of its SonicWall firewalls on DoD-operated networks after the company passed Security Technical Implementation Guide tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dell said Wednesday the certification puts SonicWall as part of DoD’s Unified Capabilities Approved Products List. About Executive Mosaic: …

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