Tag Archives: Justice Department

DOJ Vet Kathleen McGovern Named EY Principal

Kathleen McGovern, a 14-year veteran of the Justice Department, has joined Ernst & Young‘s Washington, D.C. office as a principal in its fraud investigation and dispute services practice. EY said Friday McGovern joins other former government officials working in the company’s FIDS group and brings more than two decades of prosecutorial experience to her new …

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Seth Faith Returns to Battelle as Applied Genomics Research Leader

Seth Faith, former assistant professor at North Carolina State University’s Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed as research leader for Battelle‘s applied genomics program. Battelle said Thursday Faith previously worked as a technical leader in the nonprofit company’s human DNA forensics and genomics unit, where he led the development of a forensic …

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NEC Subsidiary Enters Agreement With DOJ to Update Software Product Security Protocols

NEC‘s Netcracker Technology Corp. subsidiary has agreed to implement additional measures to secure software products and service offerings for U.S. customers under a “non-prosecution” agreement with the Justice Department. DOJ said Monday Netcracker would update data security protocols designed to manage remote access to business networks and transfer of sensitive information. “As threats to …

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Microsoft Azure Govt Cloud Gets FedRAMP High ATO Certifications From DOJ

Microsoft has received two Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program authority-to-operate certifications from the Justice Department for its Azure Government cloud platform. The company said Tuesday it received the FedRAMP High ATO authorizations for Azure Government through DOJ’s justice management division responsible for the agency’s information resources, policy guidance, financial and human …

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Octo Consulting Gets DOJ IT Transformation Support Contract

Octo Consulting Group has secured a potential three-year, $5.9 million contract to help the Justice Department transform management and technical processes for DOJ’s information technology projects through the use of agile development methodology. The company said Wednesday it will assist the DOJ Office of Justice Programs in efforts to create a standardized framework …

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Okta Receives ‘Moderate’ FedRAMP Certification for Identity, Access Mgmt Platforms

Okta has obtained “moderate” Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program  certification to provide government customers access to the company’s identity and access management offerings via the Amazon Web Services Cloud. The Justice Department granted an authorization to operate after the company demonstrated its compliance with 300 controls that include business continuity, incident response and vulnerability management applications, Okta said Thursday. …

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NTT Data to Help Update DOJ’s Immigration Review IT Support System; Tim Conway Comments

NTT Data has secured a potential five-year, $34.5 million contract to help the Justice Department modernize an information technology support system at DOJ’s Executive Office for Immigration Review. Tim Conway, president of NTT Data’s public sector business and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, said in a statement published Thursday …

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Accenture Supports Data Analytics Platform Deployment at Seattle Police Dept

The Seattle Police Department has worked with Accenture to implement a data analytics platform in an effort to address the department’s management and governance goals. Accenture said Tuesday the platform is designed to provide reporting functions as well as insights into operations and investigations. The company also helped integrate and analyze six disparate SPD databases and information sources …

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Management Concepts to Support Natl Veterans’ Training Institute Under DOL Contract

The Labor Department has awarded Management Concepts a contract for classroom, virtual and online training support services to the National Veterans’ Training Institute. Management Concepts said Tuesday it will provide professional training and administrative support to workforce development professionals and supervisors of the State Workforce Agency under the NVTI program. The company will also train federal employees who …

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Deloitte Report: Agencies Should Use Analytics to Derive Insights from Data

A new Deloitte report says government agencies that seek to become “data-centric organizations” should develop a platform designed to collect, store and distribute mission-critical data as well as use analytics to make decisions and generate insights from data. The “Mission analytics: Data-driven decision making in government” report also calls for …

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