Tag Archives: network security

NVIDIA Unveils AI-Based ‘Morpheus’ Cybersecurity Framework for Cloud Applications

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NVIDIA has launched a cloud-native application framework driven by artificial intelligence that works to rapidly detect cybersecurity threats including malware, phishing attacks and leaks of sensitive data. NVIDIA said Monday that the Morpheus framework is powered by its graphics processing units and designed to identify, capture and execute actions on cyber threats through machine learning.

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Cybercom Seeks Support for Joint Cyber Architecture, Network Security Efforts

Cybercom issues RFI on network security and cross-domain services.

U.S. Cyber Command is looking for information on small businesses that can provide technical assistance in deploying security technologies to support data transmission between Department of Defense, intelligence community and commercial networks. Cybercom said in a notice posted Tuesday that it seeks support in implementing the WOLFDOOR cross-domain solution for secure network operations in addition to integrating the Joint Cyber Warfighting Architecture’s disparate components.

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NIST Seeks R&D Support for Cybersecurity Standards Development

NIST seeks cybersecurity research support

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for potential sources of research and development services to help inform the NIST Information Technology Laboratory's cybersecurity and information security efforts. NIST said in a notice posted Thursday that it plans to issue an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the ITL Computer Security Division's work establishing standards, practices and tools for ensuring the security of U.S. systems.

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Palo Alto Networks' John Davis: Agencies’ 5G Deployment Requires Zero Trust, Automated Threat Intelligence

John Davis VP Palo Alto Networks

John Davis, vice president and federal chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks, said agencies must assess their internet-of-things network infrastructures to prepare for secure 5G implementation. Davis wrote in an opinion piece published Tuesday on FedTech Magazine that agencies must build on the knowledge that 5G implementation comes with cyber risks and vulnerabilities despite benefits such as low latencies and streamlined logistics for applications such as base operations and aircraft carrier missions.

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Baird Managing Director John Song Receives First Wash100 Award for Government Services Investment Advisory Leadership

John Song Managing Director Baird

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, is delighted to announce that John Song, managing director of Baird, has received the first Wash100 Award of his career. Executive Mosaic congratulates Baird and John Song on receiving the most prestigious award in GovCon for the first time.

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Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac: Agencies Need ‘Defense-in-Depth Strategy’ for Network Security

Stephen Kovac VP Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2021 “” Stephen Kovac, vice president of global government and head of corporate compliance at Zscaler (Nasdaq: ZS), said agencies should inspect Secure Sockets Layer traffic within a network using a "defense-in-depth" approach to avoid ransomware attacks and other destructive threat vectors, GovCon Wire reported Jan. 28.

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Zscaler’s Patrick Perry: Focusing on Data Security Could Help DoD Support Teleworking

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Patrick Perry, director of emerging technology for federal, defense and intelligence community at Zscaler, wrote in an opinion piece published Wednesday on Fifth Domain that the Department of Defense should strike a balance between security and operations as it moves its workforce to a teleworking environment. He said DoD should shift its focus from network security to data security to support teleworking and manage large data volumes and increasing bandwidth requirements.

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