The Department of Homeland Security has expanded its Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Tools Blanket Purchase Agreement with the inclusion of Imperva’s Web application and database firewalls. […]

In the five years since the government has encouraged agencies to transition to the cloud, spending on cloud-based technologies has increased to about 9 percent, which is a good pace, according to Tom Ruff, vice president of Public Sector America at Akamai.






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Intel released its Intel Silicon Photonics 100G optical transceivers, which allow companies and cloud service providers to transfer data between data centers at up to 100 gigabit per second over several kilometers using fiber optic links.






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With a growing majority of students balancing school and other adult responsibilities, it’s no surprise that many employers are beginning to beef up their educational benefits. From free or reduced tuition to flexible time off for classes, employers are making it easier for students to work and earn their bachelor’s degree.






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They’re not exactly “Wolverine” and “Rogue” of the X-Men fictional superhero franchise, but IBM is betting on its new X-Force Red unit of world-class cybersecurity experts to help the company continue the expansion of its security consulting and services business. The company announced that X-Force Red will consist of hundreds of security experts based in dozens of locations around the world.






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Hitachi announced the creation of a data management system and technology for parallel data processing that, when tested, increased the speed of data analytics by up to 100 times.






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The National Security Agency gave Unisys Stealth the National Information Assurance Partnership certification, which means the company has met the standards of more than 20 countries to protect secure information and systems.






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Technological capability in government is on the decline, according to Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel.
He spoke in support of nominee Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention and addressed the disparities between government and Silicon Valley when it comes to technological innovation.






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