Tag Archives: controlled unclassified information

Eric Brown: Microsoft Helps Defense Industrial Base Navigate Compliance Requirements Through Cloud Service

Eric Brown VP Microsoft

Eric Brown, vice president of Azure global mission platform engineering at Microsoft, said the company works to help Department of Defense customers and partners meet evolving compliance requirements through its Azure Government cloud platform. One of the compliance requirements that defense contractors should meet is DOD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program and Brown wrote in a blog post published Tuesday how Azure Government and Microsoft 365 Government (GCC High) could help contractors achieve CMMC Level 3 and above.

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Forcepoint's George Kamis: Behavioral Analysis Could Help Secure Defense Industrial Base

Forcepoint's George Kamis: Behavioral Analysis Could Help Secure Defense Industrial Base - top government contractors - best government contracting event

George Kamis, chief technology officer for global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, wrote in an opinion piece published Monday on Fifth Domain that the security of the defense industrial base begins with people. Kamis said companies working with the Department of Defense should have a system in place that could help track the behavioral patterns of users.

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Praetorian Digital Migrates Public Safety Offerings to AWS’ GovCloud; Alex Ford Quoted

Praetorian Digital Migrates Public Safety Offerings to AWS' GovCloud; Alex Ford Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Praetorian Digital has begun hosting its proprietary learning management system and user management offering in Amazon Web Services' GovCloud platform for clients in the public sector. Praetorian Digital said Thursday the effort allows its customers in local governments and organizations in law enforcement, fire rescue and emergency medical services to access cloud-based …

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ViON Subsidiary Launches PaaS Cloud Offering; Tom Frana Comments

ViON Subsidiary Launches PaaS Cloud Offering; Tom Frana Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

ViON‘s Ascolta subsidiary has introduced a platform-as-a-service offering designed to help government contracting firms comply with federal cybersecurity standards. Greenfield is hosted on a cloud environment certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and meant to help contractors secure controlled unclassified information through a managed system, Ascolta said Tuesday. …

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Deloitte-Educause Report: NIST SP 800-171 Calls for Higher Education Institutions to Make Data Mgmt Changes

Deloitte-Educause Report: NIST SP 800-171 Calls for Higher Education Institutions to Make Data Mgmt Changes - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A new report by Deloitte and nonprofit organization Educause says higher education institutions that aim to maintain their federal research contracts and grants should introduce changes to their data management practices as they comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s federal data protection rules. NIST's Special Publication 800-171 …

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BDO USA's Gregory Garrett: Security Incidents Drive Cyber Liability Insurance Demand Among Contractors

BDO USA's Gregory Garrett: Security Incidents Drive Cyber Liability Insurance Demand Among Contractors - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Gregory Garrett, head of international cybersecurity practice at BDO USA, told Federal News Radio in an interview that aired Monday he has observed a growing demand for cyber liability insurance among government contracting firms due to increased breach incidents. “It is very much real and in demand,“ Garrett said of cyber liability …

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Salesforce Gov’t Cloud Gets DISA Impact Level 4 Provisional Authorization; Dave Rey Comments

Salesforce Gov't Cloud Gets DISA Impact Level 4 Provisional Authorization; Dave Rey Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Salesforce has secured provisional authorization at Impact Level 4 from the Defense Information Systems Agency for the deployment of the company’s cloud platform for the public sector. The IL4 provisional authorization serves to enable Defense Department mission owners and contractors to use Salesforce Government Cloud to manage controlled unclassified information, the company said Tuesday. “The aerospace and …

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EmeSec to Offer Training and Education Package to Help Clients Meet Controlled Unclassified Information Readiness

EmeSec to Offer Training and Education Package to Help Clients Meet Controlled Unclassified Information Readiness - top government contractors - best government contracting event

EmeSec has unveiled a new suite of training services established to help companies prepare for the compliance requirements of the Federal Acquisition Requirements and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations related to controlled but unclassified information. The company said Wednesday it will help government and private contractors assess CUI readiness, validate compliance to requirements mentioned …

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EmeSec Unveils Advisory Board of Cybersecurity Leaders to Support Expansion Efforts

EmeSec Unveils Advisory Board of Cybersecurity Leaders to Support Expansion Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Chantilly, Virginia-based EmeSec has formed an advisory board that consists of information technology, business development and government professionals in the cybersecurity industry. The cloud computing, security and engineering services company said Wednesday its new advisory board will work to provide perspective on market and business development opportunities, macro-economic trends as well as EmeSec’s customer service and go-to-market strategies. …

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IBM Secures DISA Impact-Level 5 Cloud Security Certification; Sam Gordy Comments

IBM Secures DISA Impact-Level 5 Cloud Security Certification; Sam Gordy Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

IBM has received a Defense Information Systems Agency authorization to host impact-level 5 data workloads for the Defense Department through the firm’s cloud service. The conditional authority-to-operate certification allows IBM to provide its Cloud suite for the management of controlled unclassified information at DoD, the company said Thursday. The service is offered from …

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