Tag Archives: Windows

Microsoft Launches Azure Templates for DOD Security Implementation Standards Compliance

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Microsoft has released templates to help organizations ensure secure cloud transitions that comply with the Department of Defense’s quarterly-updated security implementation guide. Nirali Shah, program manager for Microsoft Azure Government, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the templates are meant to comply with the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Security Technical Implementation Guide that covers configurations for hardware, software and operating systems.

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Dave Buss, Mike Knowles: Cubic to Feature Training Systems at U.K. Airshow

Cubic‘s global defense business will bring its combat training systems to the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, held in the U.K. from July 16 to 22. The company announced Thursday it will present its P5 Tactical Combat Training System, Cubic Miniature Encryptor for Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation, and a live, virtual and constructive simulation security …

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Rockwell Collins Unveils New Targeting, Communications System

Rockwell Collins has announced a new platform designed to provide tactical combat targeting and communications capabilities in the digital battlefield. The FasTAK wearable system consists of a laser range finder, a tactical computer, a video downlink receiver and digital targeting software that work together to provide communications and awareness data for warfighters, the company said …

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Bill Phelps, Adam Sohn Take Lockheed Comms VP Roles

Bill Phelps, former director of worldwide media relations at Lockheed Martin, has been appointed vice president for external communications of the company. Lockheed said Wednesday it also named Adam Sohn, former director of strategic communications at Amazon‘s devices and services business, as VP of space communications. Phelps will succeed Nettie Johnson, who will retire …

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Raytheon BBN to Help Army Implement Foreign Language Translation Platform

A Raytheon subsidiary has received a $4 million contract to provide one-year automatic speech and optical character recognition, text-to-speech and machine translation software licenses to the U.S. Army. Raytheon BBN Technologies will also help the Army’s Machine Foreign Language Translation System Program Office field a system for military personnel to communicate with Arabic and Pashto speakers from …

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StackArmor Earns AWS Security Competency Status

Bethesda, Maryland-based cloud consulting and managed services provider stackArmor has met the requirements for a “Security Competency” designation under an Amazon Web Services partner network. AWS has included stackArmor as one of ten initial security consulting launch partners for the former’s Partner Competency Program that works to help clients identify vendors that can help them integrate and implement cloud-based …

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Rockwell Collins to Facilitate Cross-Platform Data Link Comms Under DIUx Deal

Rockwell Collins has landed a Digitally Aided Close Air Support contract from the Defense Department‘s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental to facilitate cross-platform data link functions for mobile devices. Rockwell Collins said Tuesday it will offer an open source aggregation framework designed to support cross-platform data link communications on Android and Windows mobile devices …

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Engility Develops Data Link Offering for In-Theater Operations; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has developed a new data link offering to aid interoperability, situational awareness and connectivity for in-theater operations. The company said Wednesday the Tactical Data Link Lite system is designed to integrate with Android and Windows devices and address size, weight and power requirements of military customers for the use of such technology in adverse environments. Engility will showcase the …

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IRS Extends Software Maintenance Contract With Cyber Armed Security

Cyber Armed Security will continue its software maintenance services to the Internal Revenue Service‘s sign-on system through a six-month performance period. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday states the IRS exercised an option to extend maintenance services for 100,500 licenses of Passlogix-built v-GO Single Sign-On system. v-GO SSO is an enterprise single sign-on platform that works …

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IBA Unveils Cloud-Based Mobile App Delivery Platform for Federal Gov’t

Irving Burton Associates has unveiled a cloud-based service that is built on open source technology and designed to accelerate the delivery of native, hybrid and web-based mobile applications. The Federal Mobile Services Platform works to supply rapid prototypes to Android, iOS, Windows and BlackBerry devices and comply with federal customer security requirements and policies, IBA …

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BlackBerry Mobility Offerings Receive DISA STIG Approval for DOD Use; David Kleidermacher Comments

BlackBerry‘s latest operating system and its multi-OS enterprise mobility management platform have received the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Security Technical Implementation Guides approval for use across the Defense Department. BlackBerry said Tuesday the STIG approval certifies its BES12 platform and BlackBerry OS 10.3.2 for smartphones as compliant with efforts to help government agencies and organizations prevent cyber attacks. …

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DoD Program Implements SteelCloud’s Automated STIG Remediation Software

A cross-service tactical program of the Defense Department has deployed SteelCloud‘s automated remediation platform to drive compliance with the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Security Technical Implementation Guide standards. SteelCloud said Thursday ConfigOS is designed to scan Windows and Linux systems for STIG controls in less than a minute and remediate a system in less than two …

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Vahna Releases Updated Version of ‘Edge’ Cloud-Based Cyber Platform

Vahna has launched the latest version of its Edge cloud-based cybersecurity platform in efforts to expand integration across Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems at the enterprise level. Washington-based Vahna said Monday the updated Edge system also works to feature automated integration with network intrusion detection systems and enterprise-wide monitoring of live processes. Brendan …

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