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Accenture Report: First Half of 2017 Saw Increased Use of Deception Tactics, Rise in Ransomware

A new report from Accenture’s security business has found that organizations have experienced a rise in ransomware attacks and use of phishing campaigns and deception tactics such as steganography, anti-analysis code and command-and-control servers during the first half of 2017. The 2017 Cyber Threatscape Report is based on research and analysis …

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Harris, Teammates to Build Florida’s Communications Infrastructure Under Potential $700M Contract

Harris has secured a potential 14-year, $700 million contract to provide a communications network that will work to connect public safety and law enforcement agencies, public schools and other government organizations across the state of Florida. Harris said Monday its teammates on the MyFloridaNet-2 project are CenturyLink, FPL FiberNet, Level 3 Communications, Southern Light …

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CSC to Refresh London Police’s Digital Policing Workplace; Damien Venkatasamy Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. has received a five-year contract to refresh a digital policing workplace used by London’s police department. CSC will implement its MyWorkstyle end-user service in order to update the Metropolitan Police Service’s information technology environment under the agreement, the company said Tuesday. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to transform how …

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State Department Seeks Sources for Email Management

The State Department has called on industry to submit ideas for the management of the agency’s email in compliance with federal requirements. The department released a request for information Monday as part of market research for commercial off-the-shelf systems and modification of existing hardware and software tools for email management. It …

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Accenture-Avanade Team to Update English, Scottish Healthcare Email Service; Aimie Chapple Comments

Accenture and Avanade have been selected to migrate the email service of England’s Health Department and Scotland’s National Health Service to a new cloud-based platform in a move to help social workers collaborate. The companies will implement a new directory and Lync collaboration technology for instant messaging, voice over Internet …

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Microsoft Obtains FedRAMP Authorization to Deploy Office 365 at HHS

Microsoft has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program authorization to provide Office 365 products and services that are tailored for government agencies to the Department of Health and Human Services. The company said Thursday that the authority to operate certifies Microsoft to provide HHS cloud-based email and enterprise collaboration services such as Exchange Online …

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