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Symantec's Chris Townsend: CDM Program Could Help Agencies Improve Cyber Functionality

Symantec's Chris Townsend: CDM Program Could Help Agencies Improve Cyber Functionality - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal at Symantec, said federal agencies should use the Department of Homeland Security's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program as a “springboard“ to build up their cybersecurity posture. “For many, that will include a defense-in-depth approach where they build their security architecture into a cohesive system structured around network and data visibility,“ Townsend wrote in a GCN article published Friday.

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Symantec's Chris Townsend: Federal Gov't Needs AI, Machine Learning to Stay Head of Cyber Threats

Symantec's Chris Townsend: Federal Gov't Needs AI, Machine Learning to Stay Head of Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal at Symantec, has said federal agencies should adopt machine learning, artificial intelligence, automation technologies and other novel platforms to protect networks from evolving cyber threats. Townsend wrote in an article published Monday on FedTech Magazine that such technologies could help address some visibility gaps associated with overly complicated platforms.

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Symantec Gets FedRAMP ‘In Process’ Status for Cloud, Data Security Platforms; Chris Townsend Quoted

Symantec Gets FedRAMP 'In Process' Status for Cloud, Data Security Platforms; Chris Townsend Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Symantec has achieved “in process” status under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for two software applications designed to secure cloud computing applications and sensitive data. The company said Monday it seeks FedRAMP certification for the Cloud Access Security Broker and Data Loss Prevention platforms under Department of Homeland Security sponsorship. CASB …

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Symantec Obtains FedRAMP Authorization for Cloud-Based Email Security Service

Symantec Obtains FedRAMP Authorization for Cloud-Based Email Security Service - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Symantec has received certification from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer a cloud-based email security service to government agencies. Chris Townsend, vice president pf Symantec’s federal business, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that the Symantec Email Security Service-Government offering works to help users protect messages delivered via Microsoft Office …

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