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Microsoft Adds Cognitive Services, Media Analytics to Azure Govt Cloud

Microsoft Adds Cognitive Services, Media Analytics to Azure Govt Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Microsoft has announced the availability of a media analytics tool and a white-glove service for government customers of the company’s Azure cloud computing platform. The Cognitive Services White Glove Program works to help clients integrate artificial intelligence in applications that will be built in Azure Government, Microsoft said July 17. The program also …

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Study: 781 Data Breaches Occurred in Public, Private Sectors During 2015

Study: 781 Data Breaches Occurred in Public, Private Sectors During 2015 - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Identity Theft Resource Center found during a study that there were 781 publicly reported data breaches across the U.S. public and private sectors during 2015. Forty-percent of those breaches tracked by ITRC occurred in the business sector, an 8.1 percent increase from 2014 figures, the center said Jan. 25. Healthcare organizations had the second highest percentage …

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NAVSEA to Oversee OPM ID Protection Services Contract

NAVSEA to Oversee OPM ID Protection Services Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Navy will lead efforts to secure a contractor that will provide identity protection services to address the hack on the Office of Personnel Management‘s security clearance database, GovExec reported Monday. Eric Katz writes the General Services Administration, OPM and Defense Department appointed Naval Sea Systems Command to oversee the solicitation and …

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Data Breach Compromises UNLV Employees Information

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas announced recently that private information for approximately 2,000 current and former employees may have been compromised back in 2008. According to the university, the Office of Information Technology discovered what may have been unauthorized activity on a university desktop computer that  included names and …

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SafeNet, NetApp Team Up to Offer Secure Cloud-Based Storage

SafeNet, NetApp Team Up to Offer Secure Cloud-Based Storage - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Information security provider SafeNet Inc and storage and data management solutions provider NetApp are joining forces to offer a new approach to storage security solutions. “SafeNet and NetApp are working together to make data-protection solutions available inside the network extendable beyond the network as customers adopt cloud-computing solutions,“ said Russell …

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