Tag Archives: Windows 10

RSA Seeks to Facilitate Authentication Interoperability With 4 Security Platforms

Dell Technologies’ RSA subsidiary has moved to make its multi-factor authentication platform interoperable with several firewalls and security platforms from Microsoft, VMware, CyberArk and Palo Alto Networks. RSA said Tuesday it aims to facilitate interoperability of its SecurID Access authentication system with VMware’s Workspace ONE, Microsoft’s Windows Hello, CyberArk’s Privileged Account …

Read More »

DOE Taps SteelCloud to Provide Security Compliance Automation Tool

SteelCloud has received a contract from the Energy Department to provide a remediation platform designed to automate compliance of applications and deployed data infrastructure with the Security Technical Implementation Guide. The company said Thursday ConfigOS works to scan endpoint platforms against STIG controls within a minute and remediate endpoints within 90 seconds. Brian …

Read More »

SteelCloud to Support DoD Windows 10 Deployment Through STIG Compliance Platform

SteelCloud has received a contract from a Defense Department component to provide a security compliance automation platform to support DoD’s deployment of the Windows 10 operating system. The company said Thursday its ConfigOS platform is designed to automate compliance with the Security Technical Implementation Guide as well as support Risk Management Framework accreditation. …

Read More »

Reports: Microsoft Develops Custom Windows 10 Offering for Chinese Govt

Microsoft has developed a customized version of its Windows 10 operating system for the Chinese government through a partnership with state-owned China Electronics Technology Group, Dow Jones Newswires reported Tuesday. Eva Dou and Yang Jie write CETC helped Microsoft develop the custom Windows 10 offering as the U.S.-based technology firm aims to regain access to the …

Read More »

Brazil Eyes Microsoft Product Buy for IT Standardization Efforts

Brazil’s government plans to commence a large procurement of Microsoft products in the next few months in a push to standardize the country’s information technology applications portfolio across government, ZDnet reported Tuesday. Angelica Mari writes that products most likely to be purchased include Windows 10, Windows Server and the Office suite. The report …

Read More »

Brian Hall: Microsoft Partners With Booz Allen, IBM to Expand Surface Tablet Features

Booz Allen Hamilton and IBM have joined Microsoft‘s Surface Enterprise Initiative with the goal to create and offer a range of support tools for government and commercial organizations that use Windows 10-equipped Surface tablets. Brian Hall, general manager of Microsoft’s devices business group, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that Booz Allen will develop new …

Read More »

Christian Ekhart: Icomedias Develops Microsoft Tech-Based Digitization App for Public Safety Agencies

Icomedias has collaborated with Microsoft to create a mobile application designed to help public safety organizations to digitize paperwork, icomedias CEO Christian Ekhart wrote in an article published Thursday on Microsoft’s website. Ekhart said the HYBRID.FORMS application is built upon Microsoft-built technology products such as Windows 10, SQL Server, SharePoint and Office 365. The app will work to help …

Read More »

SteelCloud STIG Remediation Tech for Microsoft, Red Hat OS Available Via GSA Schedule

SteelCloud will offer its Security Technical Implementation Guide-compliant remediation system for Microsoft Windows and Red Hat Linux via a new five-year Federal Supply Schedule contract awarded by the General Services Administration. The company said Thursday the ConfigOS system is a client-less technology that works to perform STIG scans on up to 5,000 endpoints and remediate up to 3,000 endpoints per hour. SteelCloud CEO …

Read More »

Terry Halvorsen Orders Microsoft Windows 10 Updates on 4M DoD Seats

Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer of the Defense Department, has committed 4 million seats in the department’s efforts to upgrade its information systems and devices to the Microsoft-built Windows 10 operating system. Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president for Windows and devices group at Microsoft, writes in a blog entry posted Wednesday that the …

Read More »