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Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Carlos Arcila, external communications manager for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has recommended several ways to safeguarding the country’s energy infrastructure from cyber attacks. He noted on the Verizon blog Tuesday that… Read more »

Northrop CEO Wes Bush: Gov’t Acquisition Leaders Need Flexibility, Efficiency in Buying

Northrop CEO Wes Bush: Gov’t Acquisition Leaders Need Flexibility, Efficiency in Buying

Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush has urged acquisition officials to be more open to new ways of completing mission tasks, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Amrita Jayakumar writes that Bush believes public… Read more »

Douglas Steil: BAE Adds Mach 1 File Tracking Tool to Document Manager

Douglas Steil: BAE Adds Mach 1 File Tracking Tool to Document Manager

Douglas Steil, general manager of cybersecurity products at BAE Systems, said the company has updated its document manager with watermarking technology to further build up the security product’s features. The company worked on its… Read more »

Esri, OSIsoft Agree on Unified Geographic Info Product Approach; Jeff Peters Comments

Esri, OSIsoft Agree on Unified Geographic Info Product Approach; Jeff Peters Comments

Government customers will be able to purchase unified products from GIS mapping software maker Esri and operational intelligence provider OSIsoft through the immixGroup marketplace. The two companies announced Tuesday that… Read more »

Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Cost Restructuring Paying Off

Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Cost Restructuring Paying Off

General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic said major restructuring within her company has led to backlog and margin increases despite reporting modest earnings early in her tenure, Washington Business Journal reported… Read more »

New Research Sees 10% CAGR for U.S. Healthcare IT Market

New Research Sees 10% CAGR for U.S. Healthcare IT Market

New RNCOS research has earmarked a compound annual growth rate of 10% for healthcare information technology in the U.S. from 2014 to 2018, thanks to greater collaboration among industry players,… Read more »

Urban Observatory Updates Interactive Exhibit on Big Data Usage

Urban Observatory Updates Interactive Exhibit on Big Data Usage

Makers of the Urban Observatory interactive exhibit, a project to demonstrate how large amounts of data could be turned into useful information, will unveil the next version of the initiative in San… Read more »

EMC, Pivotal Deploy New Enterprise Big Data Offering

EMC, Pivotal Deploy New Enterprise Big Data Offering

EMC has unveiled a new enterprise-grade big data offering equipped with Pivotal HD that seeks to combine analytics capabilities and a highly scalable infrastructure. The new Data Lake Hadoop storage… Read more »

Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Lands New Navy Logistics Services Work

Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Lands New Navy Logistics Services Work

Engility Holdings has won an $11 million recompete order to provide technical support for the U.S. Navy’s military command in Florida, a contract award that Engility President and CEO Tony Smeraglinolo says… Read more »

Jim Kaskade: CSC Built Big Data Platform to Offer ‘Quick, Efficient’ Deployment

Jim Kaskade: CSC Built Big Data Platform to Offer ‘Quick, Efficient’ Deployment

CSC Vice President Jim Kaskade said the company has updated its big data platform as a service offering to include new security and compliance features for “quick, efficient and confident”… Read more »

McKinsey Report: Sustained C-Level Support Key to Cyber Policy

McKinsey Report: Sustained C-Level Support Key to Cyber Policy

C-level executives should take a more proactive role not only in drafting but also in implementing and following through with their enterprise’s cybersecurity policy, McKinsey & Company said in an Insights… Read more »

Deloitte’s Mark Michels: Planning Key to ‘Right-Sizing’ BYOD Policies

Deloitte’s Mark Michels: Planning Key to ‘Right-Sizing’ BYOD Policies

Mark Michels, Deloitte Discovery director at Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics, said knowing the downside of bring-your-own-device programs and planning for them in advance puts organizations halfway to solving some… Read more »

Chris LaPoint on Info Security and Automation in Government IT

Chris LaPoint on Info Security and Automation in Government IT

Information security may be one of the key areas in government information technology that needs automation through continuous monitoring, Chris LaPoint, SolarWinds vice president of product management, said Monday. He… Read more »

Software AG’s Lee Souster on Aligning IT With Business Models

Software AG’s Lee Souster on Aligning IT With Business Models

Information technology teams need to be in constant communication with enterprise leaders to keep in step with the strategic requirements of the business and plan for any changes, Lee Souster,… Read more »

John Watters: iSIGHT Cyber Intell Now on Offer at ‘Game-Changing’ ThreatCloud IntelliStore

John Watters: iSIGHT Cyber Intell Now on Offer at ‘Game-Changing’ ThreatCloud IntelliStore

iSIGHT Partners has agreed to provide cyber threat intelligence solutions to Check Point Software Technologies customers through the latter’s ThreatCloud IntelliStore marketplace. The marketplace offers a new way of equipping… Read more »

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