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By Light Wins $105M VA ID, Access Mgmt Task Order

By Light Professional IT Services has won a five-year, $105M task order to provide support services for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ identity and access management program, G2Xchange Health reported Tuesday. VA issued the order under the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation contracting vehicle. Work will involve project management, …

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RSA’s Steve Schmalz: Agencies Should Integrate Security From the Start of IT Modernization

Steve Schmalz, field chief technology officer of public sector at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, has said government agencies should update their security platforms as they modernize their information technology infrastructure. “The key is making sure to incorporate security from the start because changing the infrastructure will require agencies …

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CA Technologies Launches New Threat Analytics, Identity Mgmt Offerings

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2016 — CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) has launched its new CA Threat Analytics platform designed to utilize machine learning technology to prevent data breaches and identify threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Nov. 16 its new offerings also include the CA Identity Service tool that will work …

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PwC Buys Praxism to Grow Cyber Services Portfolio

PwC has acquired Scotland-based consulting firm Praxism for an undisclosed sum as the companies seek to help organizations secure data through identity and access management strategies. Colin Slater, digital and cyber partner at PwC’s Scottish arm, said in a statement published  Monday the acquisition is part of a push to expand the company’s presence …

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Malcolm Marshall: KPMG Seeks to Boost ID & Access Mgmt with Qubera Assets Acquisition

The U.S. and U.K. member firms of KPMG have acquired some assets of identity and access management service provider Qubera Solutions as the network aims to bolster its security transformation portfolio. KPMG said Thursday that it expects the move to bring additional capabilities in identity-as-a-service, identity governance and cloud identity federation and help strengthen the U.S. arm’s solutions …

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Andrew Wittman Joins Okta as Chief Marketing Officer

Andrew Wittman, formerly chief marketing officer at CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA), has been appointed to the same role at identity and access management software firm Okta, Recode.net reported Thursday. Arik Hesseldahl writes that Wittman spent eight years at CA Technologies, where he served as senior adviser to the CEO before he …

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IBM Buys Cloud Services Firm Lighthouse Security Group; Kris Lovejoy Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has moved to further build its identity and access management offering by acquiring the Lighthouse Security Group subsidiary from Lighthouse Computer Services. Kris Lovejoy, general manager of IBM Security Services, said Monday that IBM made the transaction in order to develop an IAM portfolio that combines both analytics technology and managed …

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DHS Awards XTec $103M for Identity Mgmt Tools; Albert Fernandez Comments

Identity management tools provider XTec has received a 10-year, $102.8 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to support its Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 and Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management programs. The company will provide its Enterprise AuthentX 5 Suite to manage access to DHS resources and applications for 250, 000 access cardholders together with its …

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Brendan Hannigan: IBM Adds Security Software Firm CrossIdeas to ID Mgmt Portfolio

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has completed its acquisition of security software provider CrossIdeas,  a move that IBM Security Systems General Manager Brendan Hannigan said expands his company’s identity and access management product portfolio. “IBM can now provide enterprises with enhanced governance capabilities and transparency into risk from the factory floor to the board …

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