Tag Archives: Internet of Things

Microsoft IoT Hub Now Generally Available on Azure Government Cloud

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled an Internet of Things hub that aims to assist Azure Government cloud customer agencies in efforts to track, manage and secure connected devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Tom Keane, general manager of the Microsoft Azure engineering team, wrote in a …

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Lt. Gen. McLaughlin: Cybersecurity Threat Isn’t Theory; It’s Real and It’s Here

Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin McLaughlin, Deputy Commander of U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) said Wednesday that too much of the cybersecurity threat conversation on Capitol Hill discusses threats as a “theory” — rather than the reality these threats already are. “What are we going to do when? If an enemy does X, what are we going to …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: President Trump’s Cybersecurity Order & More

Weekly Roundup May 15 – May 19 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last week President Trump signed an executive order to bolster our nation’s cybersecurity and maintain and strengthen U.S. cybersecurity capabilities. The order addresses the network security of U.S. government agencies, …

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UL LLC Receives DARPA Grant for IoT/Cybersecurity Risk Testing

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded a grant to UL to help mitigate security risks for cybersecurity testing of the Internet of Things (IoT) and design gateways for industrial control system (ICS) applications. The DARPA grant will enable UL to identify the main areas of an industrial IoT gateway that relates to …

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DHS, DOJ Triple Spending on Internet of Things

The Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice have tripled their spending on equipment and services related to the Internet of Things (IoT) over the past six years, spending $600 million on the smart security industry, a new study by contracting intelligence firm Govini finds. Spending on software applications and cloud …

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IBM Adds 4 New US Cloud Data Centers in Push for Service Expansion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched four additional cloud data centers with two each in Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Texas, as the company works to expand its global cloud footprint and support demand for cloud infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the new …

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Booz Allen Named a Partner in NTIS Joint Venture Program on Data Analytics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2017 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been included as a primary partner in a joint venture program of the Commerce Department‘s National Technical Information Service on data analytics, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will pursue work under the program to help federal agencies …

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AT&T Installs IoT Tech at Maxwell AFB to Create ‘Smart Base’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 7, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will install Internet of Things technologies such as network-connected sensors at Maxwell Air Force Base to support operations and resources at the military facility, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will also perform proof-of-concept demonstrations of the “smart base” …

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Unisys to Launch Virtual Artificial Intelligence CoE to Provide Analytics Tools for Businesses

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will establish a virtual center of excellence for artificial intelligence in May in efforts to provide online tools and best practices to support decision-making and business outcomes at organizations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the Unisys Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence will …

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AT&T, IBM, Symantec, Nokia, Palo Alto, Trustonic Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — Six technology companies have formed an alliance that aims to promote awareness, drive collaboration and advance technology development on internet of things security, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. AT&T (NYSE: T) said Wednesday it is part of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance that also includes IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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