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  • Former Technica Exec Basil Parker Appointed OPM Senior Adviser - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Technica Exec Basil Parker Appointed OPM Senior Adviser

    Basil Parker, former director of Defense Department programs at Technica, has joined the Office of Personnel Management as senior adviser for governmentwide information technology and cyber workforce development. He will serve in the Senior Executive Service-level advisory role for a term of up to three years and advise the OPM director on workforce-related IT, information systems […] More

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    Veris Group Concludes FedRAMP High-Impact Level Assessment of 3 New AWS GovCloud (US) Services

    Veris Group, which now operates under cyber risk management services provider Coalfire, has completed the review of three additional service offerings within Amazon Web Services' GovCloud (US) platform as a third-party independent assessment organization for AWS under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. Coalfire said Tuesday the Amazon CloudWatch Logs, AWS CloudTrail and Amazon Relational […] More

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    Veris Group to Utilize Endgame Security Platform to Boost Threat Hunting Capacity

    Veris Group‘s adaptive threat division will use Endgame‘s endpoint detection and response platform in a push to boost detection, response and threat hunting capacity for customers and help them address security threats at a faster rate. Endgame said Thursday the partnership builds on its previous platform updates such as the In-Memory Attack Detection and Malicious Persistence […] More

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    Veris Group to Offer Agencies Cyber Services Under GSA Schedule 70 Contract

    Veris Group will offer penetration testing, cyber hunting and risk and vulnerability assessment services to government agencies through the General Services Administration‘s Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services Special Item Number. The company said Friday its adaptive threat division that offers red teaming, hunt operations and application security assessment services will act as a primary provider of services […] More

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    HPE’s Judith Douglas Appointed Vice Chair of ACT-IAC Institute for Innovation Advisory Board

    The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council has appointed Judith Douglas, a client industry executive at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as vice chair of the council’s Institute for Innovation Advisory Board. The institute seeks to utilize thought leadership in information technology to support government missions, as well as oversee projects designed to address issues through government and […] More

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    Cornerstone OnDemand Secures FedRAMP Approval for Talent Mgmt Platform

    Cornerstone OnDemand has obtained a Federal Risk Authorization Management Program certification to offer the company’s cloud-based talent management platform to government agencies. Cornerstone said Tuesday it aims to help agency human resource managers recruit, train and engage workers through its software offering. “We look forward to continuing to serve the talent management needs of federal agencies and […] More

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    Chad Woolf: AWS Guidance Aims to Help Agencies Secure Cloud Network Connections

    Amazon Web Services has developed a framework meant to help agencies and vendors architect Trusted Internet Connection-ready cloud computing tools that comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s moderate baseline security requirements. The Guidance for TIC Readiness on AWS was produced after the cloud service provider completed its FedRAMP-Trusted Internet Connection Overlay testing program, Chad Woolf, AWS’ director […] More

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    NetComm SaaS Platform Gets FedRAMP ATO From NIH

    The National Institutes of Health has granted NetComm a Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program certification that allows the company to implement its software-as-a-service platform to government organizations. Netcomm said Jan. 28 the FedRAMP authority-to-operate certificate is for the company’s Beacon, a cloud computing SaaS designed to help agencies manage and secure workflows. Veris Group audited the Beacon offering as an […] More

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    CSC Obtains FedRAMP Certification for PaaS Cloud Offering; Red Hat’s Paul Smith Comments

    Computer Sciences Corp. has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for the company’s ARCWRX cloud computing technology. CSC said Tuesday this is the second FedRAMP certification for the platform-as-a-service ARCWRX, which is based on Red Hat's OpenShift and resides on CSC’s ARC-P platform. Paul Smith, general manager and vice president of public sector at Red […] More

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    QTS Gets Federal Info Security Mgmt Authorization; Oliver Schmidt Comments

    QTS Realty Trust has earned authorization to operate its Richmond and Atlanta-Metro data centers under security requirements based on the Federal Information Security Management Act. Third party assessment organization Veris Group conducted the tests for QTS’ data center and colocation services following the latest version of FISMA, QTS said Thursday. “In this time of increased […] More

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    Veris Group Launches Accounting Arm for SOC Audits

    Veris Group has opened an accounting organization that will specialize in Service Organization Control audit reports and other attestation engagements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The company said Friday its Veris Group RA business will deliver audit services in support of information technology assurance efforts. “We are excited about the opportunity to expand our service capabilities for SOC 1, […] More

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    Adobe Cloud Services Get FedRAMP ATO From HHS; John Landwehr Comments

    The Department of Health and Human Services has granted Adobe a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program authority-to-operate that allows the company to deploy its cloud services to government agencies. The company said Tuesday it will deliver services such as Web conferencing, Web content management, e-learning, document rights management and electronic forms with e-signatures through Adobe Experience Manager and Adobe […] More

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