Tag Archives: information security

Nutanix’s Chris Howard: Agencies Can Improve Telework Security, Data Access With Desktop as a Service

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2020 — Chris Howard, vice president of U.S. public sector at Nutanix (Nasdaq: NTNX), said that desktop-as-a-service platforms could help agencies manage security of and access to data or applications when they implement a telecommuting strategy amid the pandemic, ExecutiveBiz reported May 22.

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Investment Firm Skyview Buys Fidelis Cybersecurity; Alex Soltani Quoted

Skyview Capital has purchased Fidelis Cybersecurity, an automated threat detection and response technology provider to the government and commercial sectors, for an undisclosed sum. "This transaction aligns well with our investment philosophy of targeting and investing in mission critical technology businesses across a wide spectrum of verticals, from telecommunications to cybersecurity," said Alex Soltani, chairman and CEO of Skyview Capital.

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BayFirst Solutions Granted Certification to Aerospace, Quality Management System, IT Service Delivery and Information Security by IAI; BayFirst CEO Kevin Gooch Quoted

BayFirst Solutions announced on Tuesday that the International Auditors Inc. (IAI) has granted the company certification to AS9100D (Aerospace), ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System (QMS), ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 (IT Service Delivery) and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (Information Security). IAI specializes in auditing government contractors and certifies companies across the globe, and BayFirst underwent …

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Deloitte to Help Tech Accelerator Prepare Space, InfoSec Startups for Gov’t Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 19, 2018 — Deloitte has entered into a partnership with technology accelerator Dcode in an effort to help startup companies market their information security and space offerings to public sector customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The team aims to build on the number and capabilities of technology startups focused …

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L3 to Buy Cyber Firms Linchpin Labs, Azimuth Security for $200M; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has agreed to purchase information security firms Linchpin Labs and Azimuth Security for approximately $200 million combined in a push to develop synergies for future growth and build up its cyber, surveillance and intelligence collection capabilities. L3 said Wednesday the acquired companies will operate as L3 …

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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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CSRA to Transfer Workload to Microsoft’s Azure Gov’t Cloud Platform; John Dancy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has signed a three-year enterprise agreement with Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) that will allow the former to migrate its workload to the latter’s Azure Government cloud platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Falls Church, Virginia-based information technology contractor said Monday the cloud migration will help …

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