Tag Archives: ICT

Cyber Vet Melissa Hathaway Talks Threats to Critical Infrastructure at UN University

Cyber Vet Melissa Hathaway Talks Threats to Critical Infrastructure at UN University - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Melissa Hathaway, former White House cybersecurity adviser, discussed the cyber threats to critical infrastructure, internet economy and critical services during a conversation at the United Nations University's headquarters in Japan, the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies reported. Hathaway, a senior fellow for the Potomac Institute, spoke with Sebastian von Einsiedel, director …

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Australian Govt to Invest in Industry-Led Cyber Research Center

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The government of Australia plans to invest $39.8 million over seven years to help fund the establishment of an industry-led center for cybersecurity research efforts. Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science said Friday the future cybersecurity cooperative research center will also receive more than $70 million from 25 government, research and private sector …

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Koniag to Help Update DISA ICT Systems

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Koniag‘s information security services business has secured a potential $16 million contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency update information and communication technology systems. Services KSS will provide under the five-year contract include program management, engineering and technology acquisition services, Koniag said Thursday. KSS will also assist DISA in efforts to address …

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Avaya Opens Bahrain Office to Help Address Communication & Collaboration Tech Demand

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Avaya has opened a new office in Bahrain as the company aims to offer communication and collaboration tools in support of digital transformation projects there. The company said Tuesday some Bahrain-based public and private sector organizations seek to adopt cloud, artificial intelligence, analytics and internet-of-things technologies with the goal to contribute to …

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BAE Unveils Online Tool for Cybersecurity Risk Assessment; Julian Cracknell Comments

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BAE Systems has introduced an online tool designed to help business organizations assess their cybersecurity measures. BAE's online platform works to help organizations evaluate the status of their cybersecurity programs for their information and communications technology systems through responses to 10 questions that are based on cyber guidance issued by CESG, the …

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GSA Posts RFI on Supply Chain Risk Management System for Gov’t Market Offerings

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The General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service is requesting information on tools that could track and authenticate information and communication products distributed in the federal market to manage supply chain risk. In a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday, GSA said the targeted supply chain management tool is an integrated and portable device set that could detect tampered, counterfeit and grey …

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CGI Gets $130M Deal From Scottish Borders Council for ICT Delivery CoE

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The Scottish Borders Council has awarded an estimated $130 million contract to CGI Group to help establish the Scottish Center of Excellence for information and communications technology within the Scottish Borders region. The council said Monday the 13-year digital services contract requires CGI’s support in the creation of the Scottish ICT Delivery Center …

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ITU 2015 Conference Allocates Frequency Band to Track Aircraft; Houlin Zhao Comments

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Delegates at the International Telecommunication Union's 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva have allocated the 1087.7-1092.3 megahertz frequency band to track aircraft worldwide. ITU said Wednesday the agreement over the radiofrequency spectrum allocation is in response to the March 2014 disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. “In reaching this agreement at …

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The Open Group’s O-TTPS Gets ISO/IEC Int’l Standard Status; Andras Szakal Comments

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The Open Group‘s Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard has received approval as an ISO/IEC International Standard for the security and integrity of commercial off-the-shelf information and communications technology products and supply chains. The consortium said Tuesday the new ISO/IEC 20243:2015 standard works to help COTS ICT providers prevent the introduction of tampered or counterfeit …

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CGI to Help Scotland Capital City Update ICT Services Under $293M Contract

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CGI will provide outsourced information and communications technology services to the city council of Edinburgh in Scotland under a seven-year, $293.4 million contract in support of the council’s shift toward digital services. The company said Monday the contract is part of efforts to modernize the Scottish capital’s ICT infrastructure that includes the online delivery of public services …

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