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Red Hat’s David Egts: Feds Should Assess Open Source Code for Vulnerabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 18, 2018 — David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) public sector business in North America, has cautioned federal agencies to check for potential cyber vulnerabilities in open source code before they move to adopt such software, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 4. Egts wrote in …

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need to Build Up Cybersecurity Posture via Automation, Orchestration

Chris Usserman, principal security and threat intelligence adviser at Infoblox, has said countering cyber threats calls for agencies to further develop their cybersecurity programs through automation and orchestration. Usserman wrote that orchestration and automation could help agencies “embrace both the proactive and reactive functions of cybersecurity” through the combination of …

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SAIC to Help Build Consolidated IT Marketplace for Virginia; Bob Genter Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will develop a consolidated information technology marketplace for the state of Virginia under a potential $272 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 22. The company said Sept. 21 the contract has a base value of $165 million and covers work …

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Chris Cotner: Health IT to Help Drive State IT Budget Increases

State governments will increase spending on information technology projects and procurements that were halted during the recent recession, Deltek’s Chris Cotner writes in a Washington Post article published Monday. Cotner writes that state IT budgets increased in 2011 due to federal stimulus dollars, slowed in 2012 and 2013, then saw a …

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