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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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Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Cyber Investments Should be Aligned With Critical Data Protection

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said government agencies should ensure that investments in cybersecurity infrastructure are aligned with efforts to protect critical data from cyber threats. Townsend wrote that agencies should establish a platform that works to offer a standardized approach to data …

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AWS Unveils ‘Secret’ Cloud Region for Intell Community Clients; Teresa Carlson Comments

Amazon Web Services has launched a new cloud region designed to host datasets and workloads with the “secret” classification status for intelligence community clients. IC agencies can access the AWS Secret Region through the Commercial Cloud Services contract, the company said Monday. Teresa Carlson, vice president of AWS’ worldwide public …

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Raytheon, Partners Eye DoD Supplier Security Compliance With NIST SP 800-171

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Forcepoint, GigaTrust and Internet Content Management have partnered to offer a platform that will work to help Defense Department suppliers achieve compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Special Publication 800-171, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Forcepoint, a joint venture between …

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Mike Cosgrave: CACI Eyes Opportunities in Cybersecurity Integration for DoD, IC Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Mike Cosgrave, senior vice president of the cyber development group at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said he sees a market opportunity for the company in the area of integrating cybersecurity measures for both pre-fielded and fielded platforms in line with the National Institute …

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The Bridge on TV Talks With Rick Tracy and Matt Barrett about Cybersecurity

The Bridge on TV aired Sunday featuring Rick Tracy, Chief Security Officer, Telos Corporation and Matt Barrett, Program Manager, Cybersecurity Framework, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). These industry leaders shared their viewpoints on Improving Government-Industry Cooperation in Cybersecurity. Highlights from the show include: Barrett commented that “Cybersecurity can’t be combatted by cybersecurity …

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