Tag Archives: Virtual Private Network

Executive Spotlight: Bruce Caswell, Maximus President & CEO

Bruce Caswell President

Bruce Caswell, president and chief executive officer of Maximus, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how the company has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as enhancing workforce support, developing new technologies and supporting employment services. Additionally, Caswell discussed investments in new technologies, as well as where Maximus will head in 2021. 

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Hitachi Vantara Federal’s Gary Hix: Agency IT Leaders Should Expand Tech Consideration Set

Gary Hix

Gary Hix, chief technology officer at Hitachi Vantara Federal, wrote in a GCN article published Friday that information technology leaders at government agencies should consider adopting cloud and other new technologies in addition to virtual private networks and virtual desktop infrastructure to support telework environments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Thales-Ponemon Report: 54% of IT Security Pros Believe Cloud Services Drive PKI Use

A Thales-sponsored report, based on a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, shows that 54 percent of information technology security practitioners consider cloud-based services as the most important trend that influences the use of public key infrastructure. The 2017 PKI Global Trends Report also revealed that 40 percent of respondents believe …

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State Dept Issues RFI on Mobile Biometric & Biographic Data Collection Tech

The State Department has posted a request for information on mobile data collection devices that work to obtain biometric and biographic information. The office of the chief technology officer within the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security seeks devices that weigh three pounds or less; can communicate wirelessly through a virtual private network; and can function in …

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DoD Adds Pulse Secure’s UC Tech to DISA-Approved Products List

Pulse Secure has obtained certification from the Defense Department to offer network access control and mobile virtual private network platforms to DoD customers. The company said Tuesday DoD added the Pulse Connect Secure 8.2 mobile VPN and Pulse Policy Secure 5.3 NAC tool to the DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Products List following a certification process run …

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Boeing, DISA Develop Mobile Device for Top-Secret Military Communications; Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency and Boeing have developed a mobile device designed to help military commanders transmit and receive top-secret messages, Defense One reported Nov. 1. Patrick Tucker writes the Boeing Black mobile phone works with virtual private networks and mobile device management platforms and has a dual-SIM functionality …

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CenturyLink Eyes Content Delivery, VPN Support Task Orders Under DISA GNS Contract; Tim Meehan Comments

CenturyLink plans to compete for task orders to provide wireless network transport support services outside the continental U.S. under the potential 10-year, $4.3 billion Global Network Services contract the Defense Information Systems Agency awarded in December. The company said Thursday it is authorized to submit bids for virtual private networks, Wi-Fi, network …

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DMI, Mobile Active Defense Forge Enterprise Data Security Alliance; Rick Doten Comments

Digital Management Inc. has partnered with Mobile Active Defense to deliver an enterprise security offering for customers to protect both active and inactive files that are stored in mobile devices. The companies seek to help clients address mobile data security and virtual private network connection issues through the alliance, DMI …

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Hughes Releases Emergency Networks for Hurricane Season; Mike Cook Comments

Hughes Network Systems has released emergency networking systems intended to provide governments and businesses satellite network communications and Internet access during hurricanes. The Hughes Emergency Services portfolio is designed to help customers prepare for these emergencies, restore services and respond to disasters, Hughes said Monday. Both the SPACEWAY Ka-band satellite …

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