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Tech Firms, Federal Officials Meet to Discuss Ways to Ensure 2020 Election Security

Representatives from several technology companies held a meeting Wednesday with government officials at Facebook’s (Nasdaq: FB) Menlo Park, Calif.-based headquarters to discuss how to facilitate information sharing and detect threats in order to protect the 2020 U.S. elections from potential foreign interference, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

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Kratos Takes Key Role in Space Info-Sharing & Analysis Center Effort; Phil Carrai Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2019 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has helped fund, coordinate and develop an operational plan for the recently established Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center as a founding member of the organization, ExecutiveBiz reported April 9. The company said April 8 the …

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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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BAE Showcases Tech for Secure Geospatial Data Sharing Across Military Networks

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 18, 2018 — BAE Systems has held a demonstration during the 2018 Enterprise Challenge of a software product that it has developed to support and secure data sharing between military, intelligence and federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its XTS Guard 5 technology works to enable …

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Inmarsat to Collaborate With Greek Space Agency for Technology R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2018 — Inmarsat has signed an agreement with the space agency of Greece to collaborate on technology research and development as well as information-sharing efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its partnership with the Hellenic Space Agency covers the development of technologies for …

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Vencore Labs to Build Tech for Secure Info-Sharing in Tactical Environments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2018 — Vencore‘s research unit will work to provide technology that will enable the military to share information securely via commercial handheld devices as part of a $4.1 million contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday DARPA tapped …

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Cyxtera’s Greg Touhill: Data Overclassification, Inaction Impact Gov’t Cybersecurity Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 25, 2017 — Greg Touhill, president of Cyxtera Technologies‘ federal group, has cautioned against data overclassification as it will hamper government efforts to develop strategies to mitigate and respond to cybersecurity threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 14. MeriTalk reported Sept. 13 the former federal chief information security officer also highlighted the …

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Akamai’s Tom Ruff: Agencies Should Adopt Agile Tech As Part of Cyber ‘Defense-In-Depth Strategy’

Tom Ruff, vice president of public sector at Cambridge, Massachusetts-based content delivery network and cloud services provider Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said government agencies should establish a comprehensive “defense-in-depth strategy” to protect networks from distributed denial-of-service attacks, cross-site scripting and other cyber threats. Ruff wrote such a strategy seeks …

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Mitre-Led Aviation Safety Info-Sharing Program Taps Prism Online Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 12, 2016 — A Mitre-led information-sharing program funded by the Federal Aviation Administration has added Prism‘s Aviation Risk Management Online Resource tool as a platform to support aviation safety report submissions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Prism said Wednesday it will support the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing program’s mission to facilitate safety …

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Leidos Awarded $99M Army Automated Installation Entry Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a potential four-year, $99 million prime contract from the U.S. Army to build and deliver automated installation entry systems to the service  branch’s product manager for force protection systems. The company said Friday it will develop hardware and software to update the detection, assessment and warning systems at approximately 35 military installations under the …

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