If a company gets hit with ransomware, don’t pay the ransom, said Kevin Haley, director of product management and security response at Symantec. […]
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.[…]
Cisco and Fortinet are working to fix their security software after the alleged hack on the National Security Agency earlier this week.[…]
Unisys announced a $232 million award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for cloud and application modernization services. Unisys will support USDA’s Rural Development Comprehensive Loan Program.[…]
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.[…]
Nlyte software company created a Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) module to help agencies report on their progress and an Energy Optimizer to help data centers run at peak efficiency.[…]
Federal agencies can now move their Red Hat subscriptions between physical or on-premises systems to both Microsoft Azure and Azure Government cloud platforms.[…]
Intel announced its 3D XPoint technology and 3D NAND technology, which will help increase memory and storage capabilities in the cloud.[…]
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.[…]
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.