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SolarWinds’ Brandon Shopp: User Education, Cross-Team Collaboration Key to Gov’t Network Security

Brandon Shopp, vice president of product strategy for security at SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), has said agencies should look at user education and cross-team collaboration as key elements of their strategies to protect networks from cyber attacks amid the increasing adoption of mobile devices and cloud platforms.

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Should Manage Security Landscape With Automation

Chris Usserman, principal security architect at Infoblox, has said security professionals seeking to protect agency information technology systems from cyber vulnerabilities should adopt automation to help track activities within and outside their IT environments while ensuring their networks’ functionality.

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VMware’s Bill Rowan on Tech Platforms That Could Help Agencies Modernize Employee Mobility Experience

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware (NYSE: VMW), wrote in a GCN article published Tuesday that there are three technologies federal agencies can adopt to transform the mobility experience of their employees and adhere to security policies and one of them is an enterprise mobility management system.

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HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: Agencies Should Pave Way for Mobility, Collaboration in Workforce

Todd Gustafson, president of HP’s federal business, wrote in a commentary published Friday on Federal News Network that government agencies should enable their employees to be more collaborative and mobile to facilitate engagement with citizens and meet their needs.

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Derived Credentials Could Help Agencies Protect Mobile Devices

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should protect mobile devices from hackers and adversaries and one way to do that is through the use of derived credentials. Battaglia wrote that such an approach could help agencies verify the identity of government officials …

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Proofpoint’s Tony D’Angelo: Agencies Need Security Tools for Email, Mobile Device Cyber Defense

Tony D’Angelo, vice president of federal business at Sunnyvale, California-based enterprise security company Proofpoint (Nasdaq: PFPT), has said government agencies should adopt platforms that work to defend against threat actors that target users’ emails and mobile devices. D’Angelo wrote that email security gateway tools based on the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting …

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Lookout’s Bob Stevens: Govt Tech Leaders Should Be Aware of ‘Spectrum of Mobile Risk’ to Address Device-Related Threats

Bob Stevens, vice president of federal systems at San Francisco-based mobile security firm Lookout, has said an April 2017 study released by the Department of Homeland Security indicates that threats posed by federal agencies’ use of smartphones and other mobile devices to government data are present across all areas of …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Agencies’ IT Strategy Should Eye Enterprise Mobility Mgmt Tech Adoption

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should integrate mobility as part of the information technology strategy and one way to do it is through adoption of enterprise mobility management platforms. Battaglia wrote that EMM tools with containerized systems work to address issues …

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Software-Defined Networking Key to Agencies’ Workload Mgmt, Security Efforts

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware’s (NYSE: VMW), has said software-defined networking platforms are designed to help agencies build and compartmentalize networks without shutting down the entire infrastructure in the event of a cybersecurity breach. Rowan wrote that SDN tools could help agencies manage workloads in public cloud …

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AT&T to Provide Mobility Services to DOL’s Wage & Hour Division; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will provide mobile devices as well as data and voice services to the Labor Department under a five-year contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will supply smartphones and give tethering support and Enhanced Push-to-Talk services to DOL’s wage and hour division employees. Mike Leff, …

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