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Lumen Launches Digital Procurement Platform; Shaun Andrews Quoted

Shaun Andrews Chief Marketing Officer Lumen Technologies

Lumen Technologies has launched a digital procurement platform to  simplify the way businesses buy their networking, edge cloud and security solutions, the company reported on Monday. Lumen’s self-service online portal will enable customers to configure, order, purchase and deploy new products. This new digital buying experience is a foundational part of that," said Shaun Andrews, Lumen chief marketing officer.

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Accenture Publishes 2020 Cyber Threatspace Report; Josh Ray Quoted

Accenture

Accenture announced Monday the release of its 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report. Drawing upon the company’s cyber threat intelligence (CTI) capabilities, the report has analyzed the tactics, techniques and procedures of sophisticated cyber adversaries, as well as projected how threats will evolve. we’ve seen a wide range of cyber adversaries changing their tactics to take advantage of new vulnerabilities,” said Josh Ray.

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Navy to Brief Industry on Undersea Tech Acquisition Outlook via Webinars

Naval Sea Sytems Command Newport

One of the two Naval Undersea Warfare Center divisions will host multiple virtual industry days this month to provide insights into how small businesses can pursue U.S. Navy business opportunities. NUWC Division Newport partnered with the National Contract Management Association's Rhode Island chapter to facilitate the webinars on Oct. 20, 22, 27 and 29, Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday.

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Google Helps US Voters Find Nearest Voting Locations, Ballot Drop Boxes

ballot drop box

Google has updated search engine features to provide voters information about where they can find a voting facility or a drop box near their locations to cast votes in the presidential election. "Search for things like “early voting locations” or “ballot drop boxes near me” and you'll find details on where you can vote in person or return your mail-in ballot, whether you're voting early or on Election Day," Yunhan Xu, a Google product manager, wrote in a blog post published Friday.

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DOE Enters Enterprise Agreement with Google Cloud to Support Cloud Tech; Rocky Campione, Mike Daniels Quoted

Rocky Campione CIO DOE

Google Cloud has entered into a five-year agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) to provide access to a variety of Google Cloud technologies to help the department scale research efforts and drive innovation across DOE national labs and field sites, the company announced Thursday. "Our work with Google Cloud is helping us reduce the friction and pivot to innovation," said  Rocky Campione.

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Air Force OKs Raytheon Technologies-Made Weapon for F-15 Mission Deployment

F-15E carrying StormBreaker weapon

The U.S. Air Force has authorized a Raytheon Technologies-built “smart” weapon for fielding on Air Combat Command's F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft following a recent test at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The StormBreaker munition uses a multimode seeker technology with infrared, semi-active laser and millimeter wave radar guidance technologies that can work alongside GPS and inertial navigation systems to reach targets over 40 miles away from the aircraft, the company said Tuesday.

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