Tag Archives: mobile

Ashok Sankar: Firms Must Build New Resilience-Focused Security Strategy

Ashok Sankar, director of cybersecurity at Raytheon-Websense, has recommended organizations rethink their security strategies and refocus on resilience amid a changing threat environment, ComputerWeekly.com reported Thursday. Warwick Ashford writes that Sankar told an audience at the 2015 RSA Conference in the United Arab Emirates that security must adapt as companies adopt technologies such as mobile and …

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RSA Adds EyeVerify Biometrics to Authentication Software Development Kit; Angel Grant Comments

RSA has incorporated EyeVerify’s eye biometrics system into the company’s authentication software development kit for mobile applications. The addition of Eyeprint ID to RSA’s offering serves as an extra security layer to RSA’s eye-based biometric authentication, EyeVerify said Monday. “Eyeprint ID gives organizations and their end users a simple authentication …

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Kay Sears of Intelsat General on Industry’s Role in Military Satcom Programs, Firm’s DC Area Presence

Intelsat General — a subsidiary of the satellite services conglomerate Intelsat S.A. — moved its headquarters in the summer of last year to Tysons Corner, Va, which also houses offices for the parent company. Kay Sears has led Intelsat General as president for 9 years and the business was one of 14 …

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Research and Markets: Systems Integration to Drive Health IT Market Activity

Research and Markets has reported that increased activity toward the integration of remote monitoring and diagnosis systems will drive activity in the global healthcare information technology market through 2019. The company said Tuesday its latest report predicts a compound annual growth rate of 6.44 percent for the market over a five-year period ending 2019 due …

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OptioLabs Adds New Executives to Mgmt Team; Gregg Smith Comments

Hamilton Turner, Andrew Meister and Eileen Mercilliott have joined OptioLabs’ management team. Turner, formerly chief operating officer at Sonum Technologies, will serve as director of OptioLabs’ malware research, OptioLabs said Thursday. Meister joins OptioLabs as vice president of engineering after working at AM Consulting and serving as co-founder and VP of …

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Wes Anderson on Microsoft’s Interactive Data Push for Agencies, GovCon’s Tech ‘Drivers’

Wes Anderson serves as vice president of worldwide public sector services at Microsoft and leads a team that offers information technology services to U.S. and international government agencies. Anderson, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list for 2015, previously held the VP title for U.S. public sector services at Microsoft and …

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LGS CEO Kevin Kelly on His Outlook for Commercial Tech in Gov’t, the Defense Industrial Base and GovCon’s M&A Picture

The April release of documents for a draft request for proposals on a future nationwide public safety communications network marked another step in the government’s push to further examine how it can make greater use of commercial technologies. Also in April, Defense Department announced its own move to explore the commercial sector’s offerings in April with the …

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Cal Shintani on Oceus’ Public Safety Market Emphasis, Federal Broadband’s Evolution

Cal Shintani leads capture strategy, corporate strategy and proposal development functions for Oceus Networks as senior vice president and chief growth officer at the Reston, Va.-based mobile services contractor. Shintani last spoke to ExecutiveBiz for a Q&A conversation on his role at Oceus and GovCon market trends in June 2012, nearly …

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Vernon Bailey on SAP NS2’s Partner Ecosystem Emphasis, Cloud Services Push

Vernon Bailey joined SAP NS2 — the German conglomerate’s U.S. national security subsidiary — upon SAP‘s acquisition of Sybase in 2010 and now serves as the subsidiary’s vice president of sales. The 27-year information technology veteran oversees marketing and sales functions for SAP NS2’s database and technologies business and also is responsible for …

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