Tag Archives: NSA

Cybercom to Host Inaugural Industry Day in October

The U.S. Cyber Command will hold its first industry day on Oct. 27 in Springfield, Virginia, in an effort to exercise its congressional authority to procure cybersecurity technology platforms, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. George “Dennis” Bartko, chief information officer and director of capabilities development group at Cybercom, said the command is interested …

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Sylint Receives NSA Cyber Incident Response Assistance Accreditation

Sylint Group has received National Security Agency accreditation after the company demonstrated its capacity to deliver cyber incident response services to government agencies, nonprofit organizations and public companies. Sylint said Tuesday it is one of 16 U.S. companies that have obtained NSA’s Cyber Incident Response Assistance accreditation status. Charles Shugg, a Sylint …

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BlackBerry Unveils Multi-Platform Encryption Tool for Govt Clients

BlackBerry has added a new multi-platform encryption tool to the mobile technology firm’s portfolio of cybersecurity offerings designed for the public sector. SecuSUITE for Government is certified by the National Information Assurance Partnership as a voice platform that can support smartphones and tablets with Android, BlackBerry 10 and iOS operating systems, BlackBerry said Thursday. …

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NIAP Certifies RSA ID & Access Mgmt Platform

Dell Technologies‘ RSA subsidiary has obtained Common Criteria certification from the National Security Agency-managed National Information Assurance Partnership for the company’s identity and access management platform. RSA said Wednesday its Identity Governance and Lifecycle 7.0 platform has met requirements outlined in version 2.1 of NIAP’s Protection Profile for Enterprise Security Management-Identity and Credential Management. The …

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Cubic Subsidiary Gets NSA Clearance for Cloud Servers With Aruba Virtual Mobility Controller

A Cubic subsidiary has secured clearance from the National Security Agency to offer its cloud servers with Aruba Networks’ virtual mobility controller as a certified component under the Commercial Solutions for Classified program. The NSA clearance seeks to demonstrate that DTECH Labs’ tactical cloud servers with Aruba VMC met the Common Criteria …

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Deloitte Accredited as FedRAMP 3rd-Party Assessment Organization

The American Association of Laboratory Accreditation and the management office of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program have accredited Deloitte as a FedRAMP third-party assessment organization. Deloitte said Thursday that it will conduct independent third-party assessments on commercial and public cloud service providers that seek to offer cloud-based services …

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Leidos Unveils Managed Threat Detection Service

Leidos has launched a managed cybersecurity service offering intended to help security teams detect threats before a breach occurs. The company said Tuesday its Managed Detection and Response service works to identify malicious threats, analyze intrusions and provide intelligence-based actionable guidance to support future prevention efforts. MDR seeks to discover threats at the delivery, exploit, install or command and …

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IronNet’s Keith Alexander: Govt-Industry Collaboration Needed to ‘De-Risk’ Security Tools

Retired U.S. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, president and CEO of IronNet Cybersecurity, has said the government and private sector must work together to fight cyber threats and de-risk security tools that intelligence agencies use against enemies following a ransomware attack that has affected systems worldwide, TechCrunch reported Wednesday. The former National Security Agency director …

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Cog Systems Seeks NIAP Certification to Offer Mobile Security Platform in Govt Sector

Cog Systems has applied for National Information Assurance Partnership certification to offer a mobile security platform designed with bare-metal virtualization technology to U.S. government agencies. The company said Monday its D4 Secure Platform is listed as eligible for use on a mobile device under the National Security Administration‘s Commercial Solutions for Classified program. Carl Nerup, chief marketing officer at Cog Systems, said the …

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Reports: Microsoft Develops Custom Windows 10 Offering for Chinese Govt

Microsoft has developed a customized version of its Windows 10 operating system for the Chinese government through a partnership with state-owned China Electronics Technology Group, Dow Jones Newswires reported Tuesday. Eva Dou and Yang Jie write CETC helped Microsoft develop the custom Windows 10 offering as the U.S.-based technology firm aims to regain access to the …

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Red Hat Gets NIST Certification for Open-Source Security Compliance Scanner

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has approved Red Hat‘s open-source security content automation protocol scanner for deployment on the U.S. government’s Enterprise Linux 6 and 7-based systems. Red Hat said Friday that NIST certified the OpenSCAP 1.2 platform’s capacity to analyze and evaluate security automation content as well as address functionality and documentation requirements in …

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Forcepoint to Hold Cybersecurity Leadership Forum in April

Forcepoint is set to conduct the Cybersecurity Leadership Forum on April 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia, to facilitate discussions on cyber threats and strategies with security professionals and leaders from industry, federal and state government agencies, defense and intelligence communities. Michael Hayden, a retired U.S. Air Force general; …

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Harris Gets NSA Type-1 Certification for Wideband HF Manpack Radio

A Harris-developed wideband manpack radio system has secured a Type-1 certification from the National Security Agency for the transmission of classified images, maps and other data from beyond-line-of-sight environments. Harris said Monday the RF-300H high-frequency manpack radio under the Falcon III product line offers data transmission capacities of up to 10 times faster than …

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