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  • NJVC Unveils New Cloudcuity Mgmt Platform for Agencies; Jody Tedesco Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NJVC Unveils New Cloudcuity Mgmt Platform for Agencies; Jody Tedesco Comments

    NJVC is introducing a new cloud service framework for federal agencies to move their technology applications into a cloud environment, the company announced Thursday. Cloudcuity Management Portal is a commercial, multi-cloud broker service specifically designed for customers, the company said. NJVC is partnering with Gravitant to provide federal agencies Cloudcuity for agencies to test, configure […] More

  • CERT Team: Malware Impersonating Federal Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CERT Team: Malware Impersonating Federal Agencies

    The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued a warning on several malware campaigns disguised as coming from U.S. federal agencies, Fedscoop reports. Once the malware is installed in a system, it displays a note warning the user that a federal agency has associated that computer with some crimes. The user is then directed to […] More

  • NIST Accepting Comments on BIOS Server Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST Accepting Comments on BIOS Server Security

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants public input on a draft version of guidelines for securing servers. The agency said the servers run Basic Input/Output System software, which it says the first major program to run when one of its computers starts up. Areas NIST wants input on include securing BIOS update processes, […] More

  • White House Updates BYOD Guidance; Cindy Auten Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    White House Updates BYOD Guidance; Cindy Auten Comments

    The White House has released an updated guidance for agencies on implementing “bring your own device” policies, Nextgov reports. Brittany Ballendstedt writes that a working group used recent BYOD programs at other agencies to form this new BYOD guidance. Goals of allowing employees to bring their own mobile devices into work include improved productivity, work-life […] More

  • HP Expands Govt Cloud to Meet FISMA, FedRAMP Standards; Marilyn Crouther Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HP Expands Govt Cloud to Meet FISMA, FedRAMP Standards; Marilyn Crouther Comments

    HP Enterprise Services is expanding its cloud management offerings for government customers at the federal, state and local levels. The company said HP Enterprise Cloud Services““Compute is designed to fulfill moderate baseline security and privacy requirements under the Federal Information Security Management Act and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. Marilyn Crouther, senior vice […] More

  • Intel Officials Talk Cloud Collaboration, Policies at Industry Briefing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel Officials Talk Cloud Collaboration, Policies at Industry Briefing

    Intelligence agencies will have to collaborate on solutions and policies as they transition to cloud computing, a panel of intelligence officials said Friday. The panel addressed an AFCEA briefing in Arlington, Va., Defense Systems reports. Neill Tipton, director of information sharing and partner engagement for the deputy defense under secretary for joint and coalition warfighter support, […] More

  • Microsoft's Curt Kolcun Announces New Cloud Choice for Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft's Curt Kolcun Announces New Cloud Choice for Agencies

    Microsoft is letting its federal customers choose between Office 365 public or private cloud solutions, Microsoft‘s U.S. public sector vice president Curt Kolcun announced Thursday. Kolcun said in a blog post that cloud comes in a variety of forms for a variety of functions, similar to how agencies use them.  The Agriculture Department moved 120,000 users to […] More

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