Tag Archives: ipv6

Carlos Fernandes on Salient Fed’s ‘Precognitive Capabilities’ in Cyber, the IPv6 Transition, and the Paradigm Shift Necessary to Protect American Networks

Carlos Fernandes joined Salient Federal Solutions in January to serve as director of its Cyber Security Center of Excellence and develop and implement the Fairfax, Va.-based IT, training and engineering services contractor’s cybersecurity strategy. The former U.S. Air Force Intelligence Applications Officer had previously served as an adviser to Salient …

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Executive Profile: Stephen Oronte, QinetiQ NA Director of Network Systems

Stephen Oronte serves as director of network systems at QinetiQ North America where he works with the network connectivity of existing products and helps to advance the networked business model. The information technology veteran leads projects related to intelligent infrastructure, networked systems, embedded devices and sensor networking. Prior to joining QinetiQ in 2009, …

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SAIC Subsidiary, Salient Team Aiming To Help Secure IPv6 Nets; David Helms, Randy Brumfield Comment

Science Applications International Corp. subsidiary and Salient Federal Solutions have developed a new cybersecurity platform intended to help government and commercial clients manage network risks. Salient will present Salient Assure6, which uses CloudShield Technologies’ Deep Packet Processing technology, at the RSA Conference to be held in San Francisco from Feb. 25 …

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Salient to Provide Technical Guidance for DTIC IPv6 Transition; Bill Parker Comments

Salient Federal Solutions Inc. has been awarded a subcontract to help the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) transition to IPv6, according to the company statement. The company will provide technical services on a network-wide project, which will be implemented by prime contractor  Chickasaw Advisory Service LLC. “We are proud to be able to …

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Salient Promoting IPv6 Launch To Agencies; Brad Antle Comments

Salient Federal Solutions is joining Internet service providers, networking equipment manufacturers and web companies in enabling Internet Protocol version 6 for their products and services starting June 6. The Fairfax, Va.-based firm announced Tuesday its support of the world IPv6 launch and has conducted multiple events and educational seminars to …

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Salient Wins Air Force WRAP Contract to Provide Cybersecurity

Salient Federal Solutions was awarded a multi-year prime contract to impletement Assure6 product suite into the U.S. Air Force information technology systems. Salient’s Assure6 cybersecurity policy manager is built to detect and block malicious IPv6 attacks. It will assist the Air Force Networks in defense from costly cyber attacks generated …

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GovConExec Magazine's Summer Issue Highlights Insider Threat

Executive Mosaic, publisher of The New New Internet and other web properties related to government contracting, has announced the launch of the latest issue of GovConExec magazine, which highlights the insider threat, emerging federal IT topics and data breach remedies. From yesterday’s clandestine spies to today’s insidious insiders, the cover …

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Cyber Threats Abound for World IPv6 Day

Wired magazine calls it the “nerdiest holiday ever” and the “biggest geek party since Pi Day,” but around the world, some are taking World IPv6 Day very seriously. “Granted it isn’t up there with the World Cup final, or the opening ceremony of the Olympics, but today many of the …

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Time to Transition to IPv6

Right before Father’s Day is another, lesser-known, notable occasion, namely World IPv6 day, which is acknowledged around the globe June 8 to meet the demand for more IP addresses. Vendors, service and content providers worldwide will turn on their IPv6 services in recognition of the day. Juniper Networks is one …

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IPv6 — Are We There Yet? Yes, Some Say

In a Sept. 28, 2010 memo, federal CIO Vivek Kundra laid out specific steps for agencies to expedite the operational deployment and use of IPv6 — the so-called Next Generation Net, which is an updated infrastructure of the current system, IPv4. Designed to provide new services and capabilities, the new protocol …

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GovConExec Magazine Launches Cloud Computing Issue

Executive Mosaic, publisher of The New New Internet and other news sites related to government contracting, announced today the release of its spring edition of GovConExec magazine, which focuses on cloud computing and the executives who are spearheading the move for government customers. In the latest issue, which marks GovConExec’s …

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