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Riverbed's Davis Johnson: Updated Network Key to Agencies' Cybersecurity, Tech Migration Efforts

Riverbed's Davis Johnson: Updated Network Key to Agencies' Cybersecurity, Tech Migration Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Davis Johnson, vice president of U.S. public sector at Riverbed Technology, has said he believes federal agencies should prioritize network modernization when updating their information technology systems. Johnson wrote in a GCN article published Thursday that the adoption of a software-defined wide-area network seeks to help agencies streamline network management and optimize …

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Riverbed’s WAN Optimization Tech Receives Common Criteria Security Certification; Davis Johnson Comments

Riverbed's WAN Optimization Tech Receives Common Criteria Security Certification; Davis Johnson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Riverbed Technology has obtained the Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2+ certification for a wide-area network optimization technology designed to help federal customers address network security challenges. The company said Wednesday its SteelHead CX version 9.1.4. will work to help federal government clients mitigate traffic across their respective networks, manage end-to-end user experience and strengthen cybersecurity posture. “As …

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Palo Alto Networks Releases New Firewall Devices, Updated Security Platform

Palo Alto Networks Releases New Firewall Devices, Updated Security Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Palo Alto Networks has unveiled new purpose-built hardware and virtual firewall appliances that work to offer threat prevention and SSL decryption functions in efforts to prevent cyber attacks across cloud, endpoint and network environments. The company said Tuesday the new appliances support the release of the updated Next-Generation Security Platform with more than 70 …

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VMware's Matthew Schneider: Software-Defined Networking, Micro-Segmentation Key to Application-Level Security

VMware's Matthew Schneider: Software-Defined Networking, Micro-Segmentation Key to Application-Level Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Matthew Schneider, senior director for the U.S. public sector at VMware, has said government agencies and companies should adopt the software-defined networking model in order to meet the requirements of applications and manage big data workloads amid the use of cloud platforms. Schneider wrote that the implementation of an SDN …

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CenturyLink Lands DHS Contract to Extend ‘Einstein 3’ Network Security Support; Tim Meehan Comments

CenturyLink Lands DHS Contract to Extend 'Einstein 3' Network Security Support; Tim Meehan Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded CenturyLink a contract to extend Einstein 3 Accelerated intrusion detection system-related services to other federal agencies that lack access to such support through their current Internet service providers. CenturyLink said Monday the award covers email filtering, domain name system protection and signature-based intrusion prevention services. DHS’ …

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