Tag Archives: security control

Booz Allen’s Dan Tucker, Elastic’s George Young: Data-First Strategy Key to Federal IT Modernization

Dan Tucker, a vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton’s digital solutions business, and George Young, VP of U.S. public sector at Elastic, have said federal agencies that aim to modernize their information technology infrastructure should begin with their data layer. “The most effective IT modernization strategies are driven by a data …

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Cisco’s Larry Payne: FedRAMP ‘Tailored’ Reduces Security Control Requirements for Low-Impact Cloud Services

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s new “tailored” baseline process is designed to accelerate security assessments and certification of cloud service providers with software-as-a-service platforms, Cisco‘s Larry Payne wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday. Payne, vice president of public sector sales at Cisco, said the FedRAMP Tailored program seeks to reduce from 125 to 36 …

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Exostar Updates Enterprise Collaboration Tool for Govt Security Standard Compliance

Exostar has updated its multi-tenant enterprise collaboration platform to comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s security controls and Defense Department‘s cybersecurity directives. The company said Tuesday its collaboration technology offering is a software-as-a-service platform designed to help defense companies, subcontractors and suppliers share files that contain covered defense information …

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BAE Unveils Online Tool for Cybersecurity Risk Assessment; Julian Cracknell Comments

BAE Systems has introduced an online tool designed to help business organizations assess their cybersecurity measures. BAE’s online platform works to help organizations evaluate the status of their cybersecurity programs for their information and communications technology systems through responses to 10 questions that are based on cyber guidance issued by CESG, the …

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Tripwire Survey: 73% of Federal IT Professionals Believe Networks Would Generate Unauthorized Access Alerts

A new Tripwire survey says 73 percent of information technology professionals in the federal government believe their IT systems would send e-mail notifications or alerts of non-privileged access to files within hours. Tripwire said Thursday it commissioned market research firm Dimensional Research to poll 763 IT executives from different sectors, including 103 …

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Exostar Updates Risk Management Service to Address DoD Cybersecurity Compliance Mandate

Exostar has updated its risk management service offered to defense contractors in an effort to meet a cybersecurity compliance mandate from the Defense Department. The service now includes a questionnaire that works to guide defense contractors through more than 100 information security controls in the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Special …

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Cisco Seeks to Support DoD Cyber Strategy Through NIST Risk Mgmt Framework Compliance

Cisco has moved to align its cybersecurity platforms with the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework’s process for the selection of security controls. Steve Caimi, industry solutions specialist at Cisco, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday that such effort seeks to support of the Defense Department’s cybersecurity …

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