Tag Archives: Public Sector

Verizon Report Provides In-Depth Look at US Public Sector’s Mobile Device Security

Verizon Mobile Security Index 2021 report

A Verizon report has found that 48 percent of public sector respondents whose organizations had suffered a compromise involving a mobile device said the effects of the breach were major. Public sector organizations cited loss of data, increased risk to employee safety and disruption of operations as the top three consequences of a breach they were concerned about.

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Mike Daniels: Google Secures Compliance Certifications for Cloud Services

Mike Daniels Global Public Sector VP Google Cloud

Mike Daniels, vice president of global public sector at Google Cloud, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the company has expanded its list of government and security compliance certifications for its cloud service offerings to address public sector requirements. One of those is the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program High certification for the company's Cloud DNS platform.

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Joshua Marcuse, Head of Strategy and Innovation for Google Global Public Sector, Wins 2021 Wash100 Award for Leading Digital Transformation Efforts; Forming Key Partnerships

Joshua Marcuse Google

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Joshua Marcuse, head of strategy and innovation for Google Cloud's global public sector business, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for his leadership and efforts to advance digital transformation, tech capabilities and drive industry partnerships. This marks Joshua Marcuse's second consecutive Wash100 Award.

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Analysts Say Increase in Federal Cloud Spending Bodes Well for AWS

Cloud computing

Adam Selipsky, former president and CEO of Tableau Software, is set to succeed Andy Jassy as CEO of Amazon Web Services in May and will return to AWS as analysts predict further growth for the company driven by a potential increase in federal spending on cloud contracts, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. “I believe that AWS will increase its footprint by 25% to 30% over the next 12 to 18 months, given the federal opportunities,“ said Dan Ives, a technology, internet and media analyst at investment firm Wedbush Securities. “We believe that this is a golden age within federal cloud."

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Steve Harris, Dell Technologies Public Sector SVP and GM, Receives Sixth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Steve Harris Dell Technologies

Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager of the public sector group at Dell Technologies, has received a 2021 Wash100 Award, the richest prize in all of government contracting (GovCon) for the sixth consecutive year. Executive Mosaic offers its congratulations to Steve Harris and the Dell Technologies team for their selection to receive the 2021 Wash100 Award.

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Nutanix Study: Majority of Global Public Sector, US Federal Government Leaders Bullish on Hybrid Cloud

Cloud

A new Nutanix study has found that 82 percent of information technology leaders in the global public sector and 87 percent of respondents in the U.S. federal government cited hybrid cloud as the ideal IT operating model. The third annual Enterprise Cloud Index Report showed that IT leaders from the U.S. federal government intend to increase that to about 74 percent penetration within five years.

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report Analyzes Cybercrime Across Generations; Monty Faidley Comments on Government Digital Fraud Prevention

Monty Faidley VP LexisNexis Risk Solutions

A LexisNexis Risk Solutions analysis of 24.6 billion online transactions during the second half of 2020 found that people younger than 25 and those aged 75 and older were the most vulnerable to digital fraud incidents. Data from the LexisNexis Digital Identity Network also revealed a decrease of 184 million in human-initiated cyberattacks and an increase of 100 million in botnet attacks during 2020.

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Carahsoft to Bring Opus Interactive Hybrid Cloud Services to Government Market; John Lee Quoted

John Lee VP Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to offer Opus Interactive's suite of hybrid and multicloud platforms and services to public sector customers through the former's Cloud Purchasing Program. "Opus Interactive's focus on compliance with FedRAMP and the latest regulatory mandates makes them a great addition to our cloud solutions portfolio under CPP,“ said John Lee, vice president of cloud services at Carahsoft.

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