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  • Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Agencies Should Run Exercises to Better Train Employees on Cybersecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Agencies Should Run Exercises to Better Train Employees on Cybersecurity

    Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure team at Forcepoint, said federal agencies should provide cybersecurity training to employees, particularly information technology professionals responsible for dealing with cyber breaches, in accordance with the current administration’s executive order on cybersecurity. Trexler wrote in an article posted Monday on Federal Times that agencies should […] More

  • Druva Cloud Data Protection Tech Gets FedRAMP 'In Process' Designation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Druva Cloud Data Protection Tech Gets FedRAMP ‘In Process’ Designation

    Druva‘s cloud-based data protection technology offering has received “in process” status under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The designation is for the Druva inSync platform and reflects the company’s commitment to meet federal government security requirements for data availability management and information governance across cloud applications, Druva said Tuesday. InSync is designed to support cloud application backup and archival, data compliance monitoring, […] More

  • BlueLine Grid, Cisco to Integrate Collaboration Tools for Public Safety Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 International Association of Chiefs of […] More

  • DLT, FinalCode Form File Sharing Security Partnership; Jeremy Young Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DLT, FinalCode Form File Sharing Security Partnership; Jeremy Young Comments

    DLT Solutions and FinalCode have teamed up to provide file collaboration and sharing security platforms to public sector clients. FinalCode said Tuesday it will integrate its file security-based digital rights management platform with DLT“™s portfolio of information security tools. Jeremy Young, vice president of cybersecurity for DLT, said the combination of products as a result […] More

  • Motorola Solutions Invests in Public Safety Collab Tech; Paul Steinberg Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Motorola Solutions Invests in Public Safety Collab Tech; Paul Steinberg Comments

    Motorola Solutions has pumped cash into BlueLine Grid“™s suite of messaging products in an effort to help provide collaboration tools to public safety, security and law enforcement officials. BlueLine offers messaging, location, conferencing, virtual command and file-sharing to clients for internal communications, BlueLine said Friday. Paul Steinberg, Motorola Solutions chief technology officer, said BlueLine’s data […] More

  • DDN's Tom Leyden Touts Object Storage for Research Collaboration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DDN’s Tom Leyden Touts Object Storage for Research Collaboration

    Object-based storage devices may be on the rise in the research field because they are designed to facilitate collaboration via file sharing and access, according to an analysis published Aug. 8 Aug. 8 in Scientific Computing World. Tom Leyden, product marketing director for WOS Object Storage at DataDirect Networks, writes research facilities are increasingly looking at […] More

  • HP Subsidiary Unveils Cloud Collaboration Tool for Enterprises; Neil Araujo Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HP Subsidiary Unveils Cloud Collaboration Tool for Enterprises; Neil Araujo Comments

    Hewlett Packard‘s Autonomy subsidiary has introduced cloud-based technology for enterprise users to collaborate on documents and share files with colleagues, business partners and clients in a secure network. The LinkSite platform works to integrate HP’s data and email management software for on-premise deployment and act as a collaborative file-sharing tool for public clouds, HP said Monday. […] More

  • CSC Announces CloudMail for VMware Zimbra - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSC Announces CloudMail for VMware Zimbra

    Today at VMworld 2011, CSC announced CSC CloudMail for VMware Zimbra, its newest email and collaboration service for the cloud. Cloudmail enables businesses to build a collaboration hub for contacts, calendars, documents, file sharing, email, social media and enterprise applications tailored to their individual needs. The service is based on open technology combining CSC experience […] More

  • Mental Illness No Excuse to Illegally Download Files, Court Says - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mental Illness No Excuse to Illegally Download Files, Court Says

    A Scottish court has rejected mitigating pleas of mental illness by a file-sharer convicted of copyright infringement, The Register reports. Although Anne Muir, 58, admitted to downloading 30,000 songs from a peer-to-peer network to boost her self-esteem, her defense attorney Lorenzo Alonzi argued his client was suffering from depression. “Learning this new technology and picking […] More

  • Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons Targeted by Hackers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons Targeted by Hackers

    Two of Gene Simmons’ official sites were shut down after members of Anonymous responded to his comments about how the  music industry should have been tougher with illegal downloaders and file sharers, according to Guardian. Both SimmonsRecords.com and GeneSimmons.com were taken offline briefly due to the attacks. Prior to the cyber attacks, the Kiss frontman […] More

  • 'Operation Payback' Results in 550 Hours' Downtime, 742 Interruptions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    'Operation Payback' Results in 550 Hours' Downtime, 742 Interruptions

    The shadowy hacker coalition Anonymous’ most recent DDoS attacks against 11 organizations across the world have caused more than 550 hours of downtime and 742 service interruptions since the web assaults began Sept. 17, PandaLabs reports. The latest attacks that began Oct. 6 on the Spanish Copyright Protection Society, the Spanish Culture Ministry and Promusicae websites […] More

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