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Red Hat’s David Egts: Open-Source Tech, ‘Light-Touch’ Regulatory Approach Could Help Speed Up AI Adoption

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David Egts, chief technologist of the North America public sector at Red Hat, said the government could help accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence through the use of open-source tools and a "light-touch approach to regulating AI."

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Leidos Acquires L3Harris’ Security Division; Wash100 Voting Ends June 1st; Executive Spotlight with Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac

Leidos Completes $1B Purchase of L3Harris’ Security Detection, Automation Businesses; Roger Krone Quoted Leidos has finalized its acquisition of L3Harris Technologies’ security detection and automation businesses for approximately $1 billion in cash, Leidos said Monday. The company also announced that Jim Moos, president of Leidos’ civil group, will oversee the acquired businesses. “In …

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Raytheon Technologies-Red Hat-VMware Team to Pursue Army Cyber TRIDENT Training Contract; Bob Williams Quoted

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has teamed up with Red Hat and VMware (NYSE: VMW) to compete for the U.S. Army’s potential $957M contract vehicle for cyber training services in support of the Persistent Cyber Training Environment. The Cyber Training, Readiness, Integration, Delivery and Enterprise Technology contract seeks to support the management and evolution of PCTE, which will allow the military to conduct cyber training, mission rehearsals and exercises.

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Need Safety Plan for Cloud Strategies

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David Egts, chief technologist for the North American public sector business at Red Hat, wrote in a GCN article published Tuesday that agencies should have a safety plan in place for their cloud strategies to protect their organizations from high egress costs associated with transferring data and applications from one cloud platform to another.

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt ‘Agile Principles’ to Build on FITARA Accomplishments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2020 — David Egts, chief technologist of the North American public sector business at Red Hat, said adopting Agile principles such as the prioritization of important goals and increased coordination between officers can help improve an agency’s Federal Information Security Modernization Act scorecard ratings, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.

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Arvind Krishna to Succeed Ginni Rometty as IBM CEO; Jim Whitehurst Named President

Arvind Krishna, senior vice president for cloud and cognitive software at IBM (NYSE: IBM), has been elected to serve as CEO and board member of the company, effective April 6. The board of directors also elected James “Jim” Whitehurst, an SVP at IBM and CEO of Red Hat, to serve as president of IBM.

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Red Hat Gets Evaluation Assurance Level Certification for Updated Enterprise Application Platform; Paul Smith Quoted

Red Hat has completed evaluation assurance level 4+ for the latest version of its JBoss enterprise application platform under the Common Criteria Certification program, which is meant to ensure compliance of information technology products with government security standards.

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Raytheon, Red Hat Form DevSecOps Software Dev’t Partnership; Paul Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 17, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) embarked on a joint project to develop a cross-domain application that would support unclassified-level software development and accelerate classified environment deployment, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 14.

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