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Treasury Dept Renews R&D Center Operation Contract With Mitre; Beth Meinert Quoted

Mitre will continue to operate a federally funded research and development center for the Treasury Department through 2023 under a contract extension. The Center for Enterprise Modernization FFRDC helps the Internal Revenue Service and other agencies at the Treasury meet mission-critical requirements by providing data-driven analysis, integration, systems engineering and decision …

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Mitre’s Samuel Visner Recognized for National Cybersecurity FFRDC Leadership

Samuel Visner, director at the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by Mitre, has been selected for an annual list of prominent executives in Washington’s technology industry. Washingtonian recognized Visner on the publication’s 2018 Tech Titan list for managing the center that develops cybersecurity approaches for the private sector, …

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Mitre Unveils Medical Device Cybersecurity Framework; John Kreger Quoted

Mitre has collaborated with the Food and Drug Administration to create a guide for health care delivery organizations to prepare for and respond to security breaches involving medical technology platforms. The Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook is designed to help HDOs, such as hospitals, produce a framework that would …

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Avaya Gets Mitre Certification for Data Mgmt Product Security; Laurent Philonenko Quoted

Mitre has certified Avaya as an authoritative body to help customers and other organizations identify vulnerabilities in their data management systems. Avaya said Tuesday it can issue CVE identification documents and inform customers about other weak points of products included through the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Numbering Authority program. “This is an …

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Mitre Unveils Federal Benefit Eligibility Verification Challenge; Gordon Milbourn Comments

Mitre has introduced a prize competition that seeks to engage entrepreneurs, college students and representatives from government and nonprofit organizations to help address improper payments in federal programs. The Strengthening Eligibility Verification Challenge is a two-month-long contest that aims to find new ways to validate the eligibility of individuals who …

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GAO Vet David Powner to Join Mitre in August

David Powner, director of information technology management issues at the Government Accountability Office, will formally join Mitre in late August as director of strategic engagement and partnerships. Mitre said Thursday Powner will aim to expand the nonprofit research corporation’s relations with government, industry and academia in his new position. He has 25 years of …

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Mitre to Help 8 Companies Perform Cyber Tool Assessments

Mitre has launched an initiative to help eight companies test and improve their cybersecurity platforms, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. The research nonprofit organization will work with Carbon Black, CounterTack, CrowdStrike, Cylance, Endgame, Microsoft, RSA and SentinelOne to assess their endpoint security tools and other cyber offerings. Mitre will …

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Mitre Seeks Cybersecurity Products for Evaluation Against ATT&CK Knowledge Base

Mitre plans to evaluate commercial endpoint detection response products against its globally accessible cyberattack knowledge base and seeks the participation of interested cybersecurity vendors. The company said Thursday it will evaluate EDRs against its ATT&CK knowledge base in aims to enhance industry and customer cyberattack countermeasures. ATT&CK builds on attack …

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Mitre Appoints 5 to Visiting Fellows Program

Mitre has appointed five individuals to the nonprofit company’s Visiting Fellows Program that aims to help address complex national problems. The nonprofit said Thursday its newly appointed visiting fellows possess a background in the organization’s strategic focus areas of national defense, cybersecurity and health. Richard Byrne, senior vice president of programs and …

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