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Zscaler’s Patrick Perry: Focusing on Data Security Could Help DoD Support Teleworking


Patrick Perry, director of emerging technology for federal, defense and intelligence community at Zscaler, wrote in an opinion piece published Wednesday on Fifth Domain that the Department of Defense should strike a balance between security and operations as it moves its workforce to a teleworking environment. He said DoD should shift its focus from network security to data security to support teleworking and manage large data volumes and increasing bandwidth requirements.

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John McCumber Joins (ISC)2 as Cybersecurity Advocacy Director

John McCumber, former director of Gartner‘s security and risk management consulting practice, has been named director of cybersecurity advocacy at The International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)2. He will oversee (ISC)2’s partnership with government, academic and commercial organizations in efforts to promote public-private collaboration, cybersecurity curriculum and legislation designed …

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CSRA Named to Global Top 100 in IT

 CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) was named in Gartner’s Top 100 IT companies, the company announced in a press release Thursday. CSRA also jumped 143 spots to #100 in IT leadership.  “We are proud to see CSRA’s success recognized by this year’s list of Gartner’s Global Top 100 IT companies,” said …

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Zoomdata Visual Analytics Platform for Intell Community

In-Q-Tel has entered into a strategic investment and technology development agreement with Zoomdata as the companies seek to help address the intelligence community’s big data management requirements with the latter’s visual analytics platform. The agreement comes a month after Zoomdata began to offer its technology to the IC via an Amazon Web Services-hosted marketplace …

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Inmarsat’s Andy Start: Government Can Utilize Five A’s Approach for Cost-Capability Balance

Andy Start, president of Inmarsat‘s global government business unit, said the “five A’s” approach postulated by Gartner analysts Mark McDonald and Andy Rowsell-Jones can help the government balance operating capability and cost. Start wrote in a blog post published Thursday the “Augment, Apply, Accompany, Apply and Abstract” approach in the digital world …

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BMC’s Herb VanHook to Discuss Modern IT Management at Gartner Summit

Herb VanHook, BMC Software chief technology officer, will host a session that focuses on a customer-centric view of information technology management at the 2016 Gartner IT Operations Strategies and Solutions Summit on May 11. VanHook will discuss initiatives across IT organizations that work to utilize innovative technologies in the digital world, BMC said Wednesday. BMC …

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