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IBM Opens IT Security Center in Costa Rica

IBM Opens IT Security Center in Costa Rica

IBM is celebrating a decade in Costa Rica Wednesday with the opening of a new IT Security Operations Center. The goal of the new center is to address the growing… Read more »

Lockheed to Oversee Highway Agency’s Applications Tower; Robert Greaves Comments

Lockheed to Oversee Highway Agency’s Applications Tower; Robert Greaves Comments

Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $5.4 million contract to maintain the applications estate of England’s Highways Agency, Government Computing Network reported Friday. David Bicknell writes Lockheed will work… Read more »

Tom Simmons; GSA Picks Citrix Tool for Mobile Mgmt Service

Tom Simmons; GSA Picks Citrix Tool for Mobile Mgmt Service

Citrix Systems has gained approval from the General Services Administration for the company’s mobile workspace tool as a potential mobile device and application management source. XenMobile is built for users to… Read more »

HP Unveils Managed Private Cloud to Host Sensitive Gov’t Data; Jeff Bergeron Comments

HP Unveils Managed Private Cloud to Host Sensitive Gov’t Data; Jeff Bergeron Comments

Hewlett-Packard has introduced a new private cloud technology offering for high-security government customers, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes the Helion managed private cloud is designed to host sensitive data under… Read more »

Neustar’s Jennifer Gilmore: Financial Services Firms Bolstered DDoS Protection Systems

Neustar’s Jennifer Gilmore: Financial Services Firms Bolstered DDoS Protection Systems

A new report from Neustar indicates that financial services firms have doubled their protection measures against distributed-denial-of-service-attacks compared to other industries. Thirty-two percent of financial services companies are implementing services to… Read more »

Vivek Rao: Unisys Adds New ClearPath Services to Help Clients Refresh App Environments

Vivek Rao: Unisys Adds New ClearPath Services to Help Clients Refresh App Environments

Unisys has unveiled a new set of information technology services for customers to update their application environments with the goal of meeting their growing business demands. Users of the ClearPath application… Read more »

Analysts: Defense Firms Adjust 2014 Strategic Priorities

Analysts: Defense Firms Adjust 2014 Strategic Priorities

U.S. contractors’ investments in overseas markets and other business segments this year should help offset the impact of weak domestic orders and defense spending limits, The Washington Post reported Monday…. Read more »

BMC Unveils Change Management Console; Gur Steif Comments

BMC Unveils Change Management Console; Gur Steif Comments

BMC Software has introduced a new management tool intended to help developers and information technology operators within a single organization to collaborate on software modifications. The Control-M Workload Change Manager is part… Read more »

Will Jones: Carahsoft, Shavlik Partner to Offer Gov’t Customers Security Tools

Will Jones: Carahsoft, Shavlik Partner to Offer Gov’t Customers Security Tools

Carahsoft has formed a partnership with Shavlik to provide security and patch management services to government clients and partners. Carahsoft will offer Shavlik’s Shavlik Protect Standard, Advanced and Patch for Microsoft… Read more »

Level 3 Subsidiary Receives ISO Certification for Security Testing Services; Leonardo Barbero Comments

Level 3 Subsidiary Receives ISO Certification for Security Testing Services; Leonardo Barbero Comments

A Level 3 Communications subsidiary based in Latin America has obtained an ISO certification for the business’ security testing services. Level 3 Argentina S.A. holds a three-year ISO/IEC 20000 certification for its information… Read more »

Qatari Bank to Use NCR’s ATM Hack Prevention Tools

Qatari Bank to Use NCR’s ATM Hack Prevention Tools

NCR Corp. has been chosen by Qatar Islamic Bank to supply hardware and software products that are designed to safeguard automated teller machines against hackers. The bank selected NCR’s Solidcore… Read more »

NCI to Install Wi-Fi at Army Medical Facilities; Brian Clark Comments

NCI to Install Wi-Fi at Army Medical Facilities; Brian Clark Comments

NCI Inc. has won a $19.4 million task order to provide information technology services to the U.S. Army‘s Information Systems Engineering Command. IT services will include work to develop, install… Read more »

SRA Awarded 5-Year Energy Star Program IT Support BPA

SRA Awarded 5-Year Energy Star Program IT Support BPA

SRA International has been awarded a potential $38 million blanket purchase agreement to provide information technology support services for a Environmental Protection Agency-run energy efficiency program. SRA will work with… Read more »

Colin Lacey of Unisys: CIOs Eye Cloud Platforms to Store Data

Colin Lacey of Unisys: CIOs Eye Cloud Platforms to Store Data

Chief information officers and senior information technology executives continue to transition organizational data to cloud environments amid a growing security threat landscape, says Colin Lacey, vice president of data center and… Read more »

Sam Gordy: Leidos Backs Council on Cybersecurity’s Security Controls Updates

Sam Gordy: Leidos Backs Council on Cybersecurity’s Security Controls Updates

The Council on Cybersecurity, which includes Leidos, has updated its security control framework intended to help security practitioners mitigate risks within their networks. The 20 critical security controls were made… Read more »

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