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BlueLine Grid, Cisco to Integrate Collaboration Tools for Public Safety Market

Cisco and BlueLine Grid have partnered to integrate the companies’ collaboration platforms in an effort to help facilitate digital public-safety communications between law enforcement agencies and and private sector stakeholders. Matt Melton, director of sales at BlueLine Grid, wrote in a guest post published Tuesday on Cisco’s website that the companies will highlight their partnership during the annual …

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Cisco Puts New Investment Toward Cyber Scholarship Program

Cisco has invested $10 million toward its two-year Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program the company started to address what it estimates as a projected global shortage of 2 million cybersecurity professionals by 2019. The company said Tuesday it will also integrate a new Cyber Ops Certification to its current certification portfolio and update its CCIE security certification to address …

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FCN Receives DHA Contract to Maintain Cisco Hardware at US Military Treatment Facilities

The Defense Health Agency has awarded FCN a $10.4 million contract to provide maintenance services for Cisco-built infrastructure currently installed at DHA and U.S. military treatment facilities around the world. The Defense Department said Monday the contract has a nine-month base transition-in period and four 12-month options and will include account management, subject matter training, non-standard report preparation and cybersecurity support. …

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Cisco’s Will Ash: Integration, Consolidation & Automation Key to DHS’ Continuous Monitoring Standards

Will Ash, Cisco senior director for U.S. public sector security sales, has said integration, consolidation and automation are key to meet the Department of Homeland Security‘s requirements for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. Ash wrote in a blog post published Monday that agencies will need technology partners to help meet the program’s continuous monitoring requirements and …

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Cisco Seeks to Support DoD Cyber Strategy Through NIST Risk Mgmt Framework Compliance

Cisco has moved to align its cybersecurity platforms with the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework’s process for the selection of security controls. Steve Caimi, industry solutions specialist at Cisco, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday that such effort seeks to support of the Defense Department’s cybersecurity …

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Cisco’s Peter Romness Pushes for More Comprehensive Authentication to Support Common Access Cards

Peter Romness, cybersecurity programs lead for Cisco Systems’ U.S. public sector group, believes a more comprehensive authentication mechanism is needed to fend off sophisticated threats, C4ISR & Networks reported Monday. Romness said authentication must cover more than just a person’s identity, John Edwards and Eve Keiser report. “We need to know …

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Jonathan Chadwick Joins Cognizant Technology Board; Francisco D’Souza Comments

Jonathan Chadwick — formerly executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operating officer at VMware — has joined the board of directors of Cognizant Technology. Chadwick will also serve on Cognizant’s audit committee and as a board member until the company’s annual stockholders’ meeting later this year, Cognizant said Tuesday. “Jonathan brings a …

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Optus, Cisco to Co-Invest in Cyber & Internet of Things Tech Development for Australia’s Public Sector

Optus and Cisco have signed a letter of intent to allocate funds for a $12 million co-investment toward the development of cybersecurity, cloud and Internet of Things technologies for government agencies and businesses in Australia. Optus said Thursday the three-year investment was established in early March at the Cisco Global Partner Summit in San Diego, …

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Cisco’s Data Center Mgmt Platforms Available on Avnet’s GSA Schedule

Avnet Government Solutions has added Cisco‘s portfolio of computing, storage and networking technologies for data centers to its General Services Administration schedule contract. Avnet said Wednesday the company and its partner resellers can now offer agencies Cisco platforms designed to manage information technology applications, virtual machines and cloud-based systems. Cisco and Avnet have partnered on multiple …

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World Wide Technology Wins Cisco Partner Award; Jim Kavanaugh Comments

World Wide Technology has received a Cisco Partner Summit Global Award in recognition of the former company’s business practices and role it plays in the technology services industry. The company received the 2016 Solution Innovation Partner of the Year award at Cisco’s annual partner conference in California, WWT said Friday. “We are honored to receive these …

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