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Juniper's David Mihelcic: Federal IT Leaders Should Use Network Elements in Cyber Threat Detection

Juniper's David Mihelcic: Federal IT Leaders Should Use Network Elements in Cyber Threat Detection - top government contractors - best government contracting event

David Mihelcic, federal chief technology and strategy officer at Juniper Networks, has said federal information technology administrators should leverage firewalls, switches, routers and other network components to protect agency networks from cyber threats amid the prevalence of internet-connected devices. Mihelcic wrote in a FedTech guest post published Wednesday that agency …

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RSA Seeks to Facilitate Authentication Interoperability With 4 Security Platforms

RSA Seeks to Facilitate Authentication Interoperability With 4 Security Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Dell Technologies' RSA subsidiary has moved to make its multi-factor authentication platform interoperable with several firewalls and security platforms from Microsoft, VMware, CyberArk and Palo Alto Networks. RSA said Tuesday it aims to facilitate interoperability of its SecurID Access authentication system with VMware's Workspace ONE, Microsoft's Windows Hello, CyberArk's Privileged Account …

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Vazata Cloud Platform Passes Annual FedRAMP Compliance Audit; Lance Black Comments

Vazata Cloud Platform Passes Annual FedRAMP Compliance Audit; Lance Black Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Vazata has passed an annual Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program compliance audit on the company’s Virtual Federal Image cloud platform for government clients. The company said Monday the assessment was conducted by FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board Test Readiness Reviewers who represent the departments of Defense and Homeland Security as well as the …

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Akamai's Tom Ruff: Agencies Should Protect Data Infrastructure With Cloud-Based Security Tools

Akamai's Tom Ruff: Agencies Should Protect Data Infrastructure With Cloud-Based Security Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Tom Ruff, vice president of the public sector business at Massachusetts-based cloud services provider Akamai, has said government agencies should adopt cloud-based security platforms that work to detect and prevent cyber attacks before they hit an organization's applications or data center. Ruff wrote in a GCN guest post published Wednesday there are …

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Palo Alto Networks Releases New Firewall Devices, Updated Security Platform

Palo Alto Networks Releases New Firewall Devices, Updated Security Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Palo Alto Networks has unveiled new purpose-built hardware and virtual firewall appliances that work to offer threat prevention and SSL decryption functions in efforts to prevent cyber attacks across cloud, endpoint and network environments. The company said Tuesday the new appliances support the release of the updated Next-Generation Security Platform with more than 70 …

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BlackBerry Receives New UK Govt Cyber Certification

BlackBerry Receives New UK Govt Cyber Certification - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BlackBerry has secured a new cyber certification from the U.K. government after a series of tests conducted by authorized external testers that included internal network scans, account security verification and tests on defenses against malicious software installation. Adam Boulton, BlackBerry senior vice president of security technology, writes in a blog post …

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Intel Adds 3 New Partners to Cybersecurity Tech Integration Alliance

Intel Adds 3 New Partners to Cybersecurity Tech Integration Alliance - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Intel has added Check Point, Huawei and Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s Aruba Networks subsidiary into an alliance wherein partner companies can integrate their technologies with Intel’s cybersecurity offerings. Check Point integrated its firewall products with Intel’s McAfee DXL and McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange to help customers scale and automate their security environments, Intel said Thursday. …

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Imperva Firewalls Included in DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program BPA

Imperva Firewalls Included in DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program BPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Two Imperva SecureSphere firewalls will be available to federal agencies through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Tools/Continuous Monitoring as a Service blanket purchase agreement. Imperva said Tuesday federal agencies can use its SecureSphere Database Firewall and SecureSphere Web Application Firewall in efforts to identify cybersecurity risks, prioritize risks …

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Canadian Gov’t Taps Fortinet to Provide IT Infrastructure Security Tech

Canadian Gov't Taps Fortinet to Provide IT Infrastructure Security Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Canada’s information technology services organization has selected Fortinet to provide a scalable IT infrastructure security service across the country’s government. Fortinet said Thursday Shared Services Canada will utilize the Fortinet Security Fabric that consists of FortiGate enterprise firewalls and the FortiManager security management software. The company added it will work with SSC to deploy the security service that …

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Telos to Provide Cybersecurity Upgrade for USAF Demilitarized Zone

Telos to Provide Cybersecurity Upgrade for USAF Demilitarized Zone - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Telos Corporation has received a $26.9 million contract to modify and replace the cybersecurity systems of a U.S. Air Force demilitarized zone through networking equipment updates and security management services. The company said Wednesday it will conduct contract work at Robins Air Force Base, Beale Air Force Base, Langley Air Force Base and Kansas in the …

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