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Industry Helps ODNI Develop Common Security Clearance Standards; ManTech's Kevin Phillips Quoted

Industry Helps ODNI Develop Common Security Clearance Standards; ManTech's Kevin Phillips Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Industry stakeholders have participated in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's efforts to come up with a framework of common standards designed to help agencies assess an individual's suitability for a security clearance, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. Sue Gordon, principal deputy director of national intelligence, said Tuesday …

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ATI to Head DARPA-Backed Consortium for Satellite Servicing Standards

ATI to Head DARPA-Backed Consortium for Satellite Servicing Standards - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Advanced Technology International will lead a federal government-established group of satellite industry stakeholders from the public and private sectors that is intended to set the standards for satellite servicing. The Analytic Services subsidiary said Thursday that it will head the Consortium for Execution of Rendezvous and Servicing Operations as the prime contractor that …

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Jim Reno: CA to Help Security Consortium Partners Hit ‘Zero-Friction’ Authentication

Jim Reno: CA to Help Security Consortium Partners Hit 'Zero-Friction' Authentication - top government contractors - best government contracting event

CA Technologies has joined a cybersecurity alliance that seeks to craft multi-factor authentication standards for securing online transactions. The company sought to bring its experience in securing identities and data access to the Fast IDentity Online group, CA said Tuesday. “The market has been screaming for an alternative to passwords for …

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David Cronin: Booz Allen Offers Guidelines to Help Utilities Fight Cyber Threats

David Cronin: Booz Allen Offers Guidelines to Help Utilities Fight Cyber Threats - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Booz Allen Hamilton has created a set of guidelines for energy companies to protect infrastructures from cyber attacks and to help operators comply with security standards established by the North American Electric Reliability Corp. The NERC updated critical infrastructure protection requirements after a report from the Department of Homeland Security …

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INDUS Obtains CMMI Level 3 Certification

INDUS Obtains CMMI Level 3 Certification - top government contractors - best government contracting event

INDUS Corp. has obtained level three of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration certification. The CMMI level three certification indicates that INDUS' processes comply with certain standards and procedures, INDUS said Tuesday. INDUS provides business analytics, cloud, critical infrastructure protection, information technology, health IT, network defense, mobility and software …

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Microsoft Signs Cloud Security Compliance Agreement; Stuart McKee Comments

Microsoft Signs Cloud Security Compliance Agreement; Stuart McKee Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Microsoft has agreed to follow the FBI‘s Criminal Justice Information Systems security requirements for cloud computing technology, Government Technology reported Monday. Jason Shueh writes Microsoft indicates in an agreement with the California Department of Justice that it will comply with CJIS standards for managing criminal justice information in the cloud. …

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KnowledgeCG, SRA On GSA's First FedRAMP Third-Party Review List

KnowledgeCG and SRA International Inc. are approved to perform independent security reviews of cloud products and services in the federal government. The General Services Administration announced the companies will perform the reviews under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. KCG CEO Dusty Wince said in a company announcement that …

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