Technology

Perspecta’s Chris Painter on Steps DISA Should Take to Advance Fourth Estate Digital Modernization

Chris Painter VP Perspecta

Chris Painter, vice president and chief engineer for the Navy and Marine Corps Intranet at Perspecta, wrote in an article published Wednesday on Breaking Defense that there are several steps the Defense Information Systems Agency can take as it plans to modernize the information technology infrastructure of fourth estate agencies through the Defense Enclave Services program. He said the first step calls for DISA to assess the as-is environment to better understand the capabilities of the IT infrastructure and the population’s requirements.

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Zoom Expands Partnership With AWS to Advance Videoconferencing Platform

Cloud IT

Zoom has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the enterprise video communications firm's preferred cloud provider. Under a multi-year partnership agreement, Zoom will continue to leverage AWS’ global infrastructure and portfolio of services, including capabilities in compute, storage, content distribution and security, to create a seamless, secure extension of its data centers.

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Juan Zarate on K2’s Fintech Venture With Giant Oak for AML/CFT Efforts

Juan Zarate Chief Strategy Officer K2 Integrity

K2 Integrity, formerly K2 Intelligence Financial Integrity Network, and Giant Oak have formed a joint venture in an effort to provide financial institutions a new model for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. "We are trying to revolutionize the AML/CFT regime through the use of federated data analytics and transfer learning," Juan Zarate, global co-managing partner and chief strategy officer of K2 Integrity, told ExecutiveBiz.

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USAF Demos Cubic-Made Mission Analysis Software at Checkered Flag Exercise; Jonas Furukrona Quoted

Jonas Furukrona LVC Training VP

Tyndall Air Force Base has hosted a demonstration of a Cubic-made software suite designed to analyze kinetic and non-kinetic effects during training exercises. Cubic said Wednesday its Simplified, Planning, Execution, Analysis, Reconstruction or SPEAR suite facilitated user experience across more than 75 aircraft at the Checkered Flag 21-1 exercise.

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Army Needs Market Info for EW Systems Integration Effort

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army has released a request for information in support of its plan to implement an integration framework for electronic warfare systems, seeking data for designing, building, integrating, testing and maintaining the EW Planning and Management Tool system. The service branch said Tuesday in a SAM notice it wants to integrate EW systems into a unified, modular platform by further developing the tool.

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