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Pentagon, CMMC Accreditation Body Sign MoU; Katie Arrington Quoted

The Department of Defense and a nonprofit corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding to move the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program forward, Nextgov reported Thursday. Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in DoD's acquisition office and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, confirmed the MOU between the Pentagon and the CMMC accreditation body during a webinar held Thursday.

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Alka Bhave, Perspecta’s Vice President of Performance Excellence, to Moderate at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2nd

Alka Bhave, vice president of performance excellence with Perspecta, will moderate the "Implementing CMMC" panel at Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on Thursday, April 2nd. 

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Charles Romine, Director of NIST IT Lab, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s AI Summit 2020 on Feb. 13th

Charles Romine, director of the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2nd Annual Artificial Intelligence Summit 2020 on Thursday, Feb. 13th.

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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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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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