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DOE Earmarks Up to $625M for Quantum Info Science Research Centers; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The Department of Energy will award up to $625M over five years to support the establishment of as many as five centers to advance research in the field of quantum information science. "The National Quantum Initiative launched by the President, including these new research centers, leverages the combined strengths of academia, industry, and DOE laboratories to drive QIS breakthroughs,” said Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial Base

A new Deloitte report has identified challenges U.S. defense contractors and suppliers face when it comes to complying with cybersecurity regulations and measures that could be implemented by companies to adhere to such regulations and build up a cyber-resilient security posture.

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Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux 7.5 Earns FIPS 140-2 Certification Renewal; Paul Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 5, 2018 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) Enterprise Linux 7.5 operating system has achieved recertification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology in line with the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 9. The company said Nov. 8 the FIPS 140-2 security certification renewal …

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Tech Companies to Help NIST Establish ‘Trusted Cloud’ to Support Workloads; Cameron Chehreh Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2018 — Technology companies including Dell EMC, Gemalto, HyTrust, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), RSA and VMware (NYSE: VMW) will work with the National Institute of Standards and Technology on a project to establish a “Trusted Cloud” that will ensure the security and privacy of workloads, …

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Parsons Offers Cyber-Physical Protection Tech, Services for Critical Infrastructure

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 14, 2018 — Parsons has created a new portfolio of technology and service offerings for public and private sector customers that are designed to help counter cyber-physical threats on critical infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Domain6 converged platform works to protect both operational technology …

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ViON Subsidiary Offers Cloud-Based PaaS for Controlled Unclassified Info

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2018 — A subsidiary of ViON has unveiled a new platform-as-a-service product that works to secure controlled unclassified information in efforts to facilitate contractor compliance with government standards in cybersecurity, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. ViON’s Ascolta company said Tuesday the cloud-based, preconfigured Greenfield platform is designed based on Defense …

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NIST Reveals Draft of Cybersecurity Framework

Industry experts and federal employees met at a workshop hosted this week at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland to hammer out the details of the new federal cybersecurity framework draft requested by President Donald Trump in his executive order. The framework will fulfill five key functions: identify, protect, detect, …

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