Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/12/2015

Peter George: Fidelis Acquires Resolution1 to Expand Cybersecurity Portfolio

Fidelis Cybersecurity has bought Resolution1 Security for an undisclosed sum in a bid to offer customers a unified platform to address network and endpoint threats. The companies aim to integrate Resolution1’s security incident analysis and automated response technology with the Fidelis XPS threat prevention and detection platform, Fidelis said Tuesday
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NGA, Engility Unveil NGA App Provider Program; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched a new program for commercial application developers to use unclassified geospatial data in efforts to create new mapping applications. NGA said Monday applications developed under the Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program will be available for download via the agency’s GEOINT App Store…
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Marc Arendt Joins Sevatec as BD, Cyber Services Senior Director; Burke Cox Comments

Marc Arendt, formerly director of business development for cybersecurity at Blue Canopy Group, has joined Sevatec as senior director of business development and cyber services. Arendt helped Blue Canopy Group manage its cybersecurity consulting practice at the Treasury Department, Small Business Administration, Consumer Financial Protection Board and the Internal Revenue Service, Sevatec said Tuesday
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MeriTalk Unveils New Cloud Adoption Tools for Gov’t Clients; Steve O’Keeffe Comments

MeriTalk has introduced three new cloud computing tools intended to help federal government customers adopt cloud services in compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The Gov Cloud Shopper initiative is designed for government buyers to estimate cloud cost based on data from FedRAMP-approved cloud service providers, MeriTalk said Monday
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Brad Carson: DoD Needs to Revamp Military HR Mgmt Strategy

Brad Carson, acting defense undersecretary for personnel and readiness, has said he will propose reforms to the Defense Department‘s military workforce management system, Military Times reported Monday
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NASA Unveils ‘Datanaut’ Community to Drive ‘Space-Inspired’ Data Science

NASA has formed a “datanaut” user community of data science professionals to build up leadership and innovation in the field as the agency works to leverage data as an asset to support space programs…
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