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Davis Johnson Joins Cohesity as Federal VP; Steve Grewal Quoted

Davis Johnson, formerly senior vice president and head of public sector at Riverbed Technology, has joined San Jose, Calif.-based enterprise storage provider Cohesity as VP of federal business. Johnson said in a statement published Tuesday that he will work with the Cohesity team to advance the federal adoption of the …

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Proofpoint’s Tony D’Angelo: IT Modernization Could Help Agencies Shift Security Efforts to Users

Tony D’Angelo, vice president of federal business at Proofpoint (Nasdaq: PFPT), has said cloud migration and other information technology modernization initiatives provide agencies an opportunity to redirect their cybersecurity focus toward efforts aimed at protecting users from cyber threats. Agencies allocate only 8 percent of their cybersecurity budgets on email …

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Zscaler Internet Security Tech Gets FedRAMP Moderate Clearance; Stephen Kovac Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 2, 2018 — Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS) has secured a Moderate-impact-level certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for its government-focused internet security and web gateway technology, which is also compliant with the Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 draft policy, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 18. The company said Dec. …

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Accenture’s Dominic Delmolino Discusses IT Modernization Challenges Following Report

Accenture reported on Monday that the IT modernization of U.S. federal agencies has accelerated in 2018, but still faces significant challenges. The State of Federal IT 2018 report revealed that only 47 percent of IT decisionmakers believe their efforts contributed to mission agility. In addition, only 39 percent transform mission …

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ViON’s David Kushner: Data Center-as-a-Service to Bring Flexibility to IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 20, 2018 — David Kushner, vice president of federal sales at ViON, has said the company is looking to leverage the data center-as-a-service model as an end-to-end strategy for data management amid efforts by customers to address different requirements for different workloads. Kushner told ExecutiveBiz in …

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Accenture Study Reveals Continued Federal IT Modernization Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 19, 2018 — A new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) report has found that many federal information technology executives experience continued challenges in their efforts to modernize IT, particularly in the alignment of technology priorities with mission objectives, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The professional services firm said Monday its State …

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Micro Focus’ Rob Roy: IT Modernization Offers Agencies Opportunity to Address Cyber Risks One Step at a Time

Rob Roy, public sector chief technology officer at Micro Focus Government Solutions, has said information technology modernization offers agencies an opportunity to make incremental changes to address cybersecurity risks. Roy wrote that agencies should consider alternatives to an all-or-nothing type of encryption, which could provide hackers a chance to unlock data …

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Cedric Sims Named Booz Allen Civilian Services Group SVP

Cedric Sims, formerly president and CEO of Evermay Consulting Group, has joined Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) as a senior vice president within the company’s civilian services group. Sims will come up with strategies to promote integration across Booz Allen’s homeland security business in his new position, the McLean, Va.-based …

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Leidos to Support FTC IT Modernization Under Potential $100M BPA; Angie Heise Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $100M blanket purchase agreement to help the Federal Trade Commission update the agency’s information technology systems and services. The company said Tuesday it plans to use agile and user-centric design processes to support FTC IT modernization efforts through the multiple-award IT …

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Booz Allen’s Dan Tucker, Elastic’s George Young Push ‘Data First’ Approach for Fed IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 26, 2018 — Dan Tucker and George Young, executives at Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) digital solutions unit and Elastic, respectively, have urged federal agencies to prioritize their data management strategy to drive their information technology modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. They wrote in a …

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