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  • Collab9 Lands State Cooperative Purchasing Contract for Unified Comms Cloud Service - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Collab9 Lands State Cooperative Purchasing Contract for Unified Comms Cloud Service

    Collab9 has secured a contract from the state of Utah to offer the company’s unified communications-as-a-service platform to participating U.S. states under the NASPO ValuePoint Cooperative Purchasing Organization. The company said Monday its Cisco-powered UCaaS cloud service works to facilitate voice and video calls; provide mobility, customer care applications and E911 functionality; and support integration with Microsoft 365, Skype […] More

  • Collab9 Obtains FedRAMP Authorization for Unified Comms Platform; Kevin Schatzle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Collab9 Obtains FedRAMP Authorization for Unified Comms Platform; Kevin Schatzle Comments

    Los Angeles-based cloud communication services provider collab9 has received an authority-to-operate under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer its unified communications-as-a-service platform to public sector organizations. The Federal Communications Commission sponsored collab9 to comply with the FedRAMP authorization process for its Cisco-hosted UCaaS cloud service designed for voice and collaboration applications, the […] More

  • Carahsoft to Distribute Virtru's Google Apps Encryption Tool to Law Enforcement Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Carahsoft to Distribute Virtru’s Google Apps Encryption Tool to Law Enforcement Agencies

    Virtru will offer its Google Apps-integrated encryption tool to government agencies covered under FBI‘s Criminal Justice Information Services via Carahsoft Technology‘s portfolio for the public sector. Carahsoft said Tuesday the cloud-based encryption tool is already integrated into Gmail and will soon be available on Google Drive. “We are excited to offer this joint solution as it is ideal for law […] More

  • Microsoft To Introduce Web-Based Outlook; Brian Hall Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft To Introduce Web-Based Outlook; Brian Hall Comments

    Microsoft Corp. will introduce a free and web-based email portal under the Outlook brand, Bloomberg reports. Microsoft“™s Windows group general manager Brian Hall said Hotmail will likely be phased out in the next year. The web-based Outlook service will feature sorting of emails according to contacts, social media updates and newsletters. Hotmail users also have the […] More

  • LulzSec Releases Massive Data Dump, Shuts Down Thousands of Australian Sites - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    LulzSec Releases Massive Data Dump, Shuts Down Thousands of Australian Sites

    Prankster hacker group LulzSec has steered its Lulz Boat and quest for mischief toward “down under,” breaking into Australian domain registrar and web host Distribute.IT, and crippling access to thousands of websites, according to media reports. The Register reports that the among the Australian data dump were details from Australian universities and government departments, including […] More

  • String of Cyber Attacks Leaves China, West Relations Tense - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    String of Cyber Attacks Leaves China, West Relations Tense

    The recent hack into the Gmail accounts of U.S. officials, journalists and human rights activists is a situation that comes with the potential threat of tainting relations between Washington and Beijing, according to experts. China, often suspected of such cyber attacks, says it is unfairly blamed because of other countries“™ envy of its booming economy. […] More

  • FBI Launches Probe into Gmail Hack; China Denies Involvement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FBI Launches Probe into Gmail Hack; China Denies Involvement

    The FBI has launched an investigation into the claim that Chinese hackers breached hundreds of Gmail accounts via a phishing campaign, including those of senior government officials, according to media reports. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the United States was notified Wednesday about the compromise and is looking into the allegations, which Clinton called […] More

  • Chinese Hackers Breach Hundreds of Gmail Accounts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chinese Hackers Breach Hundreds of Gmail Accounts

    A hacker in China gained access to hundreds of Gmail accounts, including those of senior U.S. government officials, military personnel, Chinese political activists and journalists, Google acknowledged yesterday. On its official blog, Google said it recently detected a campaign to collect user passwords, likely through phishing. The breach seemed to originate from Jinan, China, and […] More

  • Google Adds Security Feature - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google Adds Security Feature

    Google is adding a new security feature to its GMail offerings that will warn users when there are suspicious account logins. The feature is currently being deployed for the Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Users will have the ability to track recent account activity and sign out remotely from GMail service. The bottom of the […] More

  • Google's GMail Switches to More Secure Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Google's GMail Switches to More Secure Platform

    Cyber Security is easily becoming the new buzzword of 2010. Lately everyone has been concerned with making their networks more secure. Along with the growing trend to optimizing platform security Google’s Gmail service has made a default switch to the https encryption. This annoucement comes just a few days after the Chinese censorship announcement. The […] More

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