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3D-Printed Rocket Maker Relativity Secures $500M in Series D Funds; Tim Ellis Quoted

Relativity Space

Los Angeles-based Relativity Space has raised $500M in a round of Series D financing led by Tiger Global Management and will use the funds to advance the development of its launch vehicle, 3D printing technologies and other programs. “We are on track to launch our first Terran 1 rocket to orbit next year with existing capital on our balance sheet," said Tim Ellis, co-founder and CEO of Relativity Space.

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Vertosoft Partners with D3 Security to Deliver SOAR Technology; Jason Wiele, Chet Hayes Quoted

Vertosoft

Vertosoft has partnered with D3 Security, a leader in advanced Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) technology, to assist government agencies in security operations, incident response and threat hunting. “Working alongside Vertosoft has given us an expert partner to support our Federal clients as we bring D3 SOAR to government agencies who are looking to bolster their cybersecurity posture,” said Jason Wiele, senior director of enterprise cybersecurity solutions at D3 Security. 

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DLT to Offer IBM Cloud, AI Products in Gov’t Market

DLT Solutions

DLT Solutions, a Tech Data subsidiary, will distribute IBM-made cloud and software technologies across the U.S. public sector under a new partnership. DLT said Thursday it will offer IBM's hybrid cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and other types of software through the Cloud Navigator Program that extends reach across the company's partner network and boosts visibility of cloud investments.

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VA Launches New Tech to Support Vet Healthcare Initiatives; Gil Alterovitz Quoted

Healthcare

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched OneRecord, a consumer-facing health platform, to enable veterans to digitally access medical records from nationwide VA locations. Under the VA Lighthouse API program, OneRecord features a user-centered design, security and accessibility standards and is one of the first consumer-facing applications to connect veterans and their health data. 

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IBM Proposes Three-Pronged Gov’t IT Transformation Approach

IBM

Government agencies should follow the example of large commercial enterprises in modernizing information technology infrastructure with hybrid cloud computing architectures, writes IBM Chief Information Officer Fletcher Previn. In a blog post published Wednesday, he outlines a three-step framework the company has devised with the intent to help public sector leaders ensure agency systems are “Tomorrow Ready.”

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BlackBerry Endpoint Mgmt Software Receives NSA CSfC Certification

BlackBerry

BlackBerry's unified endpoint management software has been certified under a National Security Agency program that seeks to guarantee the cybersecurity of a commercial product for U.S. government use. The BlackBerry UEM offering, designed to help organizations manage devices and applications, is now part of NSA's Commercial Solutions for Classified Program, the company said Wednesday.

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