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Arkoon Netasq Unveils Its Updated Stormshield Data Security Solution Leveraging Secure Email Exchange On The Cloud And Data Protection On The Move

Government Security News Magazine | Jun 27, 2015

Paris, June 25 - Arkoon Netasq, a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space and a cyber security provider, has released version 9.1 of Stormshield Data Security, its software suite dedicated to data protection. This new version allows users to...

What Do US Intelligence Agencies And Netflix Have In Common? Both Are Amazon Cloud Customers

Next Gov | Jun 26, 2015

It's been almost a year since Amazon Web Servicesstood up a cloud computing infrastructure for the 17 agencies within the intelligence community. The C2S cloud, part ofa daring deal led by the Central Intelligence Agency, has already shaken up the...

CFPB's Complaint Database, FCC's IBM Cloud And Graves' Promotion

FCW | Jun 26, 2015

CFPB publishes consumer stories on complaint database The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published a trove of more than 7,700 stories from consumers about their hassles and hardships dealing with aggressive debt collectors, mortgage...

Planning, Procurement And Purchasing The Cloud: A Primer

FCW | Jun 26, 2015

Planning, procurement and purchasing the cloud: A primer When planning for the cloud, don't forget procurement. That was the message delivered by two experts with a shared and vested interest in successfully migrating federal agencies to cloud...

E-Government Successes: In Singapore, It Takes Just Minutes To File Your Taxes

Next Gov | Jun 26, 2015

Singapore might be a small island country in Southeast Asia, but it has recently had big wins with its e-government programs. Its recipe for success? Creating services based on the actual needs of the citizens, rather than the needs it assumes...

Government Logins Widely Available Online

i360Gov | Jun 26, 2015

Government logins widely available online Federal Times: Hackers were able to gain access to the Office of Personnel Management's networks using credentials stolen from an agency contractor, but they might not have had to work that hard. Read...

Healthcare.gov's Success On AWS Inspires Federal Cloud Use

i360Gov | Jun 26, 2015

Healthcare.gov's success on AWS inspires federal cloud use TechTarget: WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States federal government is moving beyond high-level cultural concerns as it looks to catch up to the private sector in cloud computing. Read...

U.S. Intelligence Chief: China Top Suspect In Hack Of U.S. Agency: WSJ

i360Gov | Jun 26, 2015

U.S. intelligence chief: China top suspect in hack of U.S. agency: WSJ Reuters: The United States' intelligence chief said on Thursday that China was the top suspect in a hack of a U.S. agency that compromised the personnel records of millions of...

Post-OPM Hack, An Opportunity To Retool Encryption

i360Gov | Jun 26, 2015

Post-OPM Hack, An Opportunity to Retool Encryption Nextgov: The recent Office of Personnel Management hacking incident has triggered much debate at times heated over the precarious state of government data. As a result, the very relevance of...

The Cybersecurity 500 Top Defense Contractors

i360Gov | Jun 26, 2015

The Cybersecurity 500 Top Defense Contractors Homeland Security Today: Eleven of the top defense contractors showed up on the Q2 Cybersecurity 500 list of the world's hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies. Read article Tags Lockheed...

OPM Breach May Have Exposed Feds’ Sex Lives, Info About Security Clearance References

i360Gov | Jun 26, 2015

OPM Breach May Have Exposed Feds Sex Lives, Info About Security Clearance References Government Executive: The total number of people affected by the cybersecurity attacks on Office of Personnel Management databases and the entire universe of...

Pentagon Hopes Single Service Provider Will Deliver

FCW | Jun 25, 2015

Pentagon officials hope an ongoing transition to a single service provider for department IT services will yield benefits in efficiency and scale. “Standardizing IT infrastructures will enable end-to-end network and security posture and...

Feds Take Evolutionary Path To Enterprise Mobility Management

Fed Tech | Jun 25, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture deployed mobile device management a few years ago but quickly recognized it would need more functionality. Janell Duke, deputy director of the USDA's Infrastructure Operations Division, says that's why the agency...

What Does The Leap Second Mean For Government IT?

GCN | Jun 25, 2015

On June 30, 2015, an extra second will be tacked on to the last minute of the day.  Known as a leap second, this occurrence will make standard civil time and all clocks synced to it read 23:59:60 before switching to July 1. The Coordinated...

Supreme Court Saves Obamacare

i360Gov | Jun 25, 2015

Supreme Court saves Obamacare CNN: Washington (CNN)Obamacare has survived -- again. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court saved the controversial health care law that will define President Barack Obama's administration for generations to come. Read...

Want Digital Services Tips? Watch Singapore

FCW | Jun 25, 2015

(Creative Commons image: Paul Chaloner / Flickr) A nation that has long topped global digital government measures is leading the way on digital services – sometimes by not providing any services at all. The government CIO of Singapore, Chan...

FCC Gives IBM Green Light To Operate New Cloud Services

Next Gov | Jun 25, 2015

The Federal Communications Commission has granted IBM an authorization to operate its Softlayer Federal Cloud, meaning Big Blue is about to have both a new federal customer and a second cloud service in compliance with FedRAMP. The agency ATO...

Fresno Community TV Channel Gets Cloud Distribution Service

Government Video | Jun 25, 2015

Fresno Community TV Channel Gets Cloud Distribution Service Jun 25, 2015

Republican-led Congress Hands Obama Major Win On Trade

i360Gov | Jun 25, 2015

Republican-led Congress hands Obama major win on trade AZ Central: WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long-sought by President Barack Obama...

House Oversight Chairman To OPM Chief: 'It's Time For You To Go'

i360Gov | Jun 25, 2015

House oversight chairman to OPM chief: 'It's time for you to go' USA Today: WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House oversight committee told Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta that "it's time for you to go" at a Wednesday...

Fed Says It Is Data Dependent, But Whose Data?

i360Gov | Jun 25, 2015

Fed says it is data dependent, but whose data? Reuters: The Federal Reserve says it will depend on straightforward data analysis in deciding when to raise U.S. interest rates. But whose data will it depend on? Read article Tags Federal Reserve...