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Chad Woolf: AWS Guidance Aims to Help Agencies Secure Cloud Network Connections

Amazon Web Services has developed a framework meant to help agencies and vendors architect Trusted Internet Connection-ready cloud computing tools that comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s moderate baseline security requirements. The Guidance for TIC Readiness on AWS was produced after the cloud service provider completed its FedRAMP-Trusted Internet Connection Overlay testing …

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Harris’ Dennis Moran: DoD Needs ‘Holistic Plan’ for Faster Internet of Things Adoption

Dennis Moran, vice president of government business development at Harris Corp., has said the Defense Department should craft a “holistic plan” in order to facilitate the adoption of Internet-of-Things-based devices by warfighters. Moran, a retired U.S. Army major general, wrote in a C4ISR & Networks article published Tuesday that he …

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William Perry: DoD Should Offer Industry Guidance Amid Consolidation Wave

Former Defense Secretary William Perry has urged the Defense Department to offer “straightforward” advice to defense companies amid a flurry of merger and acquisition deals that he believes have substantially lessened market competition, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. Sandra Erwin writes post-Cold War spending cuts at the department prompted Perry to convene a …

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NIST’s NCCoE Seeks Comments on Draft Guide for EHR Mobile Device Security

The National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is seeking public comment on its draft guide for securing medical and patient information on mobile devices. NIST said Thursday the “Securing Electronic Records on Mobile Devices” document is the first in a series of publications providing guidance on the use of open …

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Frank St. John Comments on Lockheed Joint Missile Win

Lockheed Martin has won a 27-month development contract to work on a new air-to-ground missile system for the U.S. Army, the company announced Monday. The company will work to design, test and demonstrate the missile’s guidance section including the seeker, dome and housing. For this program, Lockheed will apply its …

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