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  • NIST Unveils Trusted Geolocation Implementation Draft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST Unveils Trusted Geolocation Implementation Draft

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft proof of concept in an attempt to address security issues surrounding cloud computing and geolocation, Fierce Government IT reports. Greg Slabodkin writes NIST created the document as required under the Federal Information Security Management Act and will accept public comment on the draft through […] More

  • Microsoft Team Develops New Private Federal Cloud; Brad Hokamp Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Team Develops New Private Federal Cloud; Brad Hokamp Comments

    Microsoft has unveiled a new private cloud computing infrastructure hosted by Layered Technologies for government organizations, Microsoft announced Thursday. Agencies will use an updated Microsoft Dynamics platform to collaborate, manage data, update processes and use business intelligence. Features will include case management, workforce management, onboarding, correspondence and outreach, task management, field inspection, intelligence gathering, call […] More

  • NJVC Unveils New Cloudcuity Mgmt Platform for Agencies; Jody Tedesco Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NJVC Unveils New Cloudcuity Mgmt Platform for Agencies; Jody Tedesco Comments

    NJVC is introducing a new cloud service framework for federal agencies to move their technology applications into a cloud environment, the company announced Thursday. Cloudcuity Management Portal is a commercial, multi-cloud broker service specifically designed for customers, the company said. NJVC is partnering with Gravitant to provide federal agencies Cloudcuity for agencies to test, configure […] More

  • CSC Launches Federal Private Cloud Service; Leif Ulstrup Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSC Launches Federal Private Cloud Service; Leif Ulstrup Comments

    Computer Sciences Corp. has introduced an on-premise private cloud for federal agencies that can start handling application workloads within 10 weeks, the company announced Thursday. BizCloud for Government gives users a private cloud behind their firewall or on their premises of choice, the company said. Leif Ulstrup, president of CSC“™s federal consulting practice, said the […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Marc Kolenko, Intelligent Decisions, Chief Cyber Solutions Architect - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Marc Kolenko, Intelligent Decisions, Chief Cyber Solutions Architect

    Marc Kolenko is the chief cyber solutions architect at Intelligent Decisions, where he helps to provide clients continuous monitoring solutions that comply with federal mandates such as the Federal Information Security Management Act. Before joining Intelligent Decisions, he served as an information assurance manager at Booz Allen Hamilton for a combined Defense Department-intelligence community fusion. […] More

  • DHS Cyber Group Says NIST Cyber Controls Have Flexibility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Cyber Group Says NIST Cyber Controls Have Flexibility

    Not all security controls the National Institute of Standards and Technology provides are completely mandatory, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber division. The division issued fiscal 2012 guidance to auditors that the NIST control special publication 800-53 document insists flexibility, Fierce Government IT reports. The division said there is considerable flexibility in applying controls […] More

  • Microsoft's Curt Kolcun Announces New Cloud Choice for Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft's Curt Kolcun Announces New Cloud Choice for Agencies

    Microsoft is letting its federal customers choose between Office 365 public or private cloud solutions, Microsoft‘s U.S. public sector vice president Curt Kolcun announced Thursday. Kolcun said in a blog post that cloud comes in a variety of forms for a variety of functions, similar to how agencies use them.  The Agriculture Department moved 120,000 users to […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Christopher Fountain, SecureInfo President, CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Christopher Fountain, SecureInfo President, CEO

    SecureInfo President and CEO Christopher Fountain leads a team in the high stakes area of cybersecurity. Fountain recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about his work at SecureInfo and the company’s recent acquisition by Kratos Defense and Security Solutions. Fountain also addressed his congressional testimony regarding the Federal Information Security Management Act, company growth and the relationship between […] More

  • NIST IT Lab Head Says Mobility, Big Data Standards the Focus for 2012 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST IT Lab Head Says Mobility, Big Data Standards the Focus for 2012

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology will increase its focus on big data and increased use of mobile devices in 2012, a NIST lab director told InformationWeek.  NIST Information Technology Laboratory Director Chuck Romaine said that NIST is working to issue standards for big data technologies. NIST helped publish a report in 2009 that […] More

  • CSC Designs Govt Cloud; James Sheaffer Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSC Designs Govt Cloud; James Sheaffer Comments

      Computer Sciences Corporation recently released its infrastructure-as-a-service CloudCompute for Government system, which the company says is designed exclusively for U.S. federal agencies and government personnel. The company said the multi-tenant community cloud was built under National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines. “This cloud offering addresses the federal agencies“™ need to comply with security mandates and positions […] More

  • FISMA Requires Agencies to Complete Monthly Security Reports - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FISMA Requires Agencies to Complete Monthly Security Reports

    Federal agencies will begin reporting security data to an online compliance tool, CyberScope, as part of fiscal year 2011 requirements for the Federal Information Security Management Act. Agencies will submit monthly data feeds through CyberScope to the Department of Homeland Security as defined in a recently released memo outlining the new requirements so that cybersecurity is may […] More

  • Harris and VMware to Deliver Trusted Enterprise Cloud: Aileen Black Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris and VMware to Deliver Trusted Enterprise Cloud: Aileen Black Comments

    Harris Corporation and VMware have announced that Harris’ Trusted Enterprise Cloud is available as a VMware vCloud Powered service offering for federal and enterprise customers.  Harris was granted vCloud recognition based on its use of VMware virtualization software in combination with innovative engineering, patented trust enablement technologies and unique cyber integration capabilities. Harris Trusted Enterprise Cloud is engineered to meet or […] More

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