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KCG Appointment Highlights Renewed Focus on New Areas in Security, Risk Mgmt

Knowledge Consulting Group has appointed Matt Mitchell to lead its commercial security solutions division as the company works to expand its business in the commercial market. The company said Monday the former director of risk assurance services will be in charge of KCG’s commercial cybersecurity, compliance and risk management portfolio. KCG President Maryann Hirsch noted that …

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KCG Receives A2LA Accreditation as Cloud Inspector; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has received an accreditation as a third-party cloud products and services assessor for FedRAMP after the company complated an evaluation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. The ISO/IEC 17020:2012 permits KCG to conduct inspections and tests of cloud information systems on behalf of the government, the company said …

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KCG’s Matt Brown: Enterprises Should Keep ‘Foundational’ Cyber Tools Intact

Matt Brown, vice president of homeland security and cyber solutions at Knowledge Consulting Group, says organizations must ensure their information technology infrastructure has the basic tools to identify security vulnerabilities. Brown wrote in a piece for Security Magazine published Thursday that enterprises should review their systems while prioritizing system weaknesses …

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KCG’s Scott Ackerman: Organizations Look to Intell-Driven Mobile Security Approach

Scott Ackerman, vice president of civilian programs and technology partnerships at Knowledge Consulting Group, says organizations are adopting an intelligence-driven approach to the security of devices amid the rise of Internet of Things. Ackerman wrote Friday that IoT is causing enterprises to expand the scope of security in a growing ecosystem of “mobile devices …

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KCG Wins GSA Cyber Services Contract; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has won a $3.3 million task order from the General Services Administration to provide information security assessment and authorization services to the Office of the Chief Information Officer in GSA's federal acquisition service. The contract awarded by GSA’s federal systems integration and management center includes an 11 month base period …

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