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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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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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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Admiral Michael Rogers as Keynote for 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Admiral Michael Rogers as a keynote speaker to the 5th Annual Cybersecurity Summit, which will be held on April 24th at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner at 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA. Adm. …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Year in Review – Top 17 Stories of 2017

Weekly Roundup December 25 – December 29, 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For this week’s round-up we’re counting down the 17 most popular articles published across our three newsletters from this year. The following 17 articles were reviewed and …

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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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