Elizabeth Leigh

KCG Receives A2LA Accreditation as Cloud Inspector; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has received an accreditation as a third-party cloud products and services assessor for FedRAMP after the company complated an evaluation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. The ISO/IEC 17020:2012 permits KCG to conduct inspections and tests of cloud information systems on behalf of the government, the company said …

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MarketsandMarkets: EO/IR Systems for Military Market Set for 8% Growth Through 2020

The market for electro-optical and infrared systems in the military will be worth $16.35 billion by 2020, according to a new MarketsandMarkets report. The analysis firm said Monday the figure represents a 7.71 percent year-over-year increase and is prompted by growing demand for EO/IR systems in surveillance platforms. Electro-optics are becoming popular in naval close-in …

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IBM Deploys ‘Smart Analytics’ Tech for Enterprise Cloud Security

IBM has put together a new suite of tools designed to keep cloud data protected through the use of smart analytics technology. The Dynamic Cloud Security portfolio is a collection of the company’s software and services curated by its engineers in the past year to provide offerings for visibility, management of security operations, control of data and to authenticate access to applications …

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MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

Mission Secure Inc. has secured funding from investors to further transition the System-Aware Cybersecurity architecture into a commercial product. The Charlottesville-based company will pour the seed financing, led by private equity firm Ballast Fund, into moving System-Aware Cybersecurity into the advanced prototype and testing stage, MSi said Tuesday. “MSi’s technology addresses cyber attack challenges …

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