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Salesforce’s Kevin Paschuck: Cloud Adoption Plan Could Help Agencies Meet Service, Security Needs

Kevin Paschuck, senior vice president and chief operating officer of public sector business unit at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said agencies that aim to adopt cloud technology should have a plan in place to meet service and security requirements. Agency information technology leaders “should take a top-down, mission-capability view of their …

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Qmulos’ Matt Coose: Data Analytics Key to Real-Time Risk Management

Matt Coose, chief executive officer of Qmulos, a cybersecurity and information technology compliance firm, has said government agencies that aim to build up their cybersecurity posture should adopt data analytics in order to automate the process of converting data into “real-time technical evidence.” Coose wrote that such evidence can help agencies …

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Okta’s Chris Niggel: Data Security’s Future Is Linked to Identity Management

Chris Niggel, director of security and compliance at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies seeking to protect information systems from cyber threats should adopt security controls “that match the level of risk.” Niggel wrote that choosing such controls begins with the process of …

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HyTrust’s John De Santis: Agencies Should Adopt Platforms for Security Policy Enforcement

John De Santis, chairman and CEO of HyTrust, has said government agencies should adopt a strategic approach to security when moving to the cloud through the implementation of security platforms and controls that work to “enforce security policy” against cyber threats. “By deploying software to continuously enforce policies in real time, …

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Cloudera’s Bill Sullivan: Open-Source Platforms Key to Big Data Analysis at Agencies

Bill Sullivan, vice president for public sector at Cloudera,  has said government agencies should implement an open-source technology platform to process and analyze large data sets in order to facilitate operations and delivery of services to citizens. Sullivan wrote that agencies can implement security measures when it comes to the adoption …

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Exostar Gets Commitment From 4 Defense Contractors for Updated Risk Mgmt Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 22, 2016 — Exostar has said BAE Systems, Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have committed to deploy its updated risk management service for defense contractors, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The update includes a questionnaire that works to help contractors cover all the security …

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Cisco Announces Efforts to Support NIST Risk Mgmt Framework

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has configured its cybersecurity products to provide assessment support to drive compliance with the security controls in the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Risk Management Framework, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Steve Caimi, industry solutions specialist at Cisco, wrote in a blog entry posted …

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