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Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: Security is Key as Agencies Use IoT to Manage Data Across Sources

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 12, 2018 — Shaun Bierweiler, vice president of Hortonworks‘ (Nasdaq: HDP) U.S. public sector business, has said government agencies should integrate security measures as they increasingly leverage the internet of things to manage data across multiple sources, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 5. Bierweiler said in a report …

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Cloudera’s Tim Solms: Cloud Tools Can Help Agencies Glean Insights From Data

Tim Solms, vice president of public sector at Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), has said government agencies that aim to obtain insights from large amounts of data should look to cloud platforms that offer high-volume storage and computing capabilities. Solms wrote that agencies seeking to make more informed decisions and build up …

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Leidos Wins Cogswell Industrial Security Award; Roger Krone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 12, 2018 — Leidos’ (NYSE: LDOS) corporate security office in Reston, Va., has won a 2018 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from the Defense Security Service, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it is one of the 39 recipients of the award, …

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Boeing Taps Assembrix to Secure 3D-Printing Design Info for Parts Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will utilize a software platform provided by Israel-based Assembrix that will work to secure intellectual property the U.S. company shares with vendors as part of design and additive manufacturing operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The memorandum of agreement between the companies seeks to …

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Raytheon Missile Systems Plant Earns DSS ‘Superior’ Security Score

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has again secured a “superior” rating from the Defense Security Service for the security at a company missile systems production facility in Tucson, Arizona, after a week-long audit process, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Raytheon Missile Systems …

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Google’s Aileen Black: Cloud a ‘Fueling Agent’ in Big Data Analytics

Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and …

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Honeywell to Spin Off Business Groups by End of 2018; Darius Adamczyk Comments

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced it will spin off the industrial conglomerate’s ADI global distribution business, Homes portfolio and transportation systems business into two publicly traded firms by the end of 2018. Darius Adamczyk, president and CEO of Honeywell, said in a statement published Tuesday the initiative comes after the company reviewed …

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Microsoft, CompTIA Offer IT Training for Military Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and the Computing Technology Industry Association have teamed to offer information technology training to military service members transitioning to civilian life, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. CompTIA said Tuesday the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will accept the organization’s Network+ and Security+ …

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Unisys Study: Internet Security a Significant Global Concern; PV Puvvada Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2017 — A Unisys (NYSE: UIS) survey report has found that global concerns over internet security has increased more than other security issues since 2014, ExecutiveBiz reported June 21. MeriTalk reported June 20 that the 2017 Unisys Security Index indicates that concerns over hacking, viruses, online transactions …

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CBP Chief Ron Vitiello: Border Arrests at ’45 Year Low’ Since November 8

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a starring role in President Donald Trump’s new executive orders, and CBP chief Ronald Vitiello spoke Wednesday morning at the Potomac Officers Club about the new opportunities and challenges ahead. Since Trump’s election, CBP has seen a “dramatic change in the flow of …

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