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RSA’s Robert Carey: Cybersecurity, Mission Outcomes Should Be Prioritized in Agency IT Modernization

Robert Carey, vice president and general manager of global public sector solutions at RSA, has said government agencies seeking to modernize their information technology infrastructure should prioritize mission outcomes and cybersecurity.

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HHS Seeks Proposals for $347M Follow-On Credential, Access Mgmt Support Contract

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year, $347M follow-on contract for authentication and identity management services to help federal employees and contractors comply with the cybersecurity requirements in the Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. The HSPD-12 Identity, Credential and Access …

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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Agencies Should Advance Cyber Tech Interoperability Through Standardization

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said agencies should work with industry to standardize cyber tools used to secure networks, endpoints and data in order to facilitate information sharing with other platforms. “Reducing complexity through standardization can enhance protection at every level and support …

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Okta’s Chris Niggel: Data Security’s Future Is Linked to Identity Management

Chris Niggel, director of security and compliance at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies seeking to protect information systems from cyber threats should adopt security controls “that match the level of risk.” Niggel wrote that choosing such controls begins with the process of …

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KeyLogic Eyes Biometrics Services Expansion Through CrossResolve Buy

KeyLogic Systems has purchased Morgantown, West Virginia-based forensics and identity management services provider CrossResolve for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand the former’s biometrics service offerings. KeyLogic said Wednesday it plans to leverage CrossResolve’s relationships and contracts in support of federal agencies such as the FBI and the departments …

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Carahsoft Offers Okta ID Mgmt, Cloud Tech via GSA Schedule, SEWP V

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2016 — Carahsoft Technology has included Okta‘s technologies to its Schedule contract with the General Services Administration and Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement V contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Okta’s identity and mobility management technology are now available via the GSA Schedule while its cloud-based products are offered via SEWP …

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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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RSA’s Jacklyn Wynn: Agencies Should Integrate Cyber Policies With ‘Day-to-Day Mission Execution’

Jacklyn Wynn, an official at EMC’s security division RSA,  has said government agencies should work to re-evaluate their cyber defense strategies through the integration of cyber policies and objectives with the way they implement their missions on a daily basis. Wynn, vice president of strategy and market development of global …

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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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CMS Extends Terremark ID Mgmt Hosting Services on HealthCare.gov for $15M

Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) Terremark subsidiary has received a $15 million contract extension from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide cloud-based identity management services for the HealthCare.gov website, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that this modification extends the company’s work on managing user access to HealthCare.gov and expands a previous $31 million …

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