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Tom Burt: Microsoft to Update Windows 7 Security Feature for Federally Certified Voting Systems

Tom Burt, head of the customer security and trust team at Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has said the company will provide security updates to federally authorized voting systems that still use Windows 7, even after the decade-old operating system reaches its end of life phase in January 2020.

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Red Hat Receives NIST Data Security Certifications for Linux Cryptographic Modules; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2016 — The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 certifications for nine Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) operating system cryptographic modules, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The FIPS certifications validate the compliance of the native cryptographic security platforms used by the company’s Enterprise Linux …

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Paul Smith: Red Hat Operating System Achieves Common Criteria Security Certification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 28, 2016 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) Linux 7.1 has achieved the Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ for an unmodified commercial operating system as part of the Operating System Protection Profile,  ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Common Criteria Certification validates the compliance of Linux 7.1 …

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Microsoft Windows 10 Gets 4M-Seat Commitment From DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 19, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will deploy its Windows 10 operating system across 4 million seats at the Defense Department after Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen‘s follow-up on a previous memo to standardize the OS across DoD, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Company officials said in separate posts Wednesday …

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Microsoft to Restructure Leadership Team; Steve Ballmer Comments

Microsoft Corp. has moved to reorganize the company’s senior leadership team in an effort to enhance the way it executes strategies, develops product offerings and delivers services to customers. Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, told employees in an e-mail the company will undergo reconstructing in engineering, marketing, business development and evangelism, …

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