Posts from GovConDaily for 03/02/2016

March 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Marginally Up on February Payroll Report, Rate Hike Odds Rise

The GovCon Index edged higher Wednesday with a gain of 0.300 points to 73.224 as the three major U.S. stock indices also closed narrowly up on new data investors welcomed as showing slight improvement in the U…
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Jim Jasinski of Fortinet on How to Balance New Tech Adoption With Legacy Systems & Procurement Lessons From His FBI Career

Jim Jasinski joined Silicon Valley-based Fortinet one year ago to help the computer security technology product maker build its U.S. government market presence as vice president of federal business development for supply chain…
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Mark Testoni: In-Memory Computing Tools Can Help CIOs Detect, Respond to Cyber Attacks in Real Time

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, has said the adoption of in-memory computing platforms can help chief information officers detect and respond to cyber threats as they happen…
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DLT, Sqrrl Form Threat Detection and Response Platform Partnership; Alan Marc Smith Comments

DLT Solutions and Sqrrl have formed a partnership to provide government agencies with a threat detection and response platform. The Sqrrl Enterprise platform works to target and disrupt cyber threats through the use of user and entity behavior analytics, DLT said Tuesday…
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SolarWinds Survey: Federal IT Leaders Link Updates, Consolidation Efforts to IT Security Challenges

A new SolarWinds survey has found that 48 percent of federal information technology professionals see increased information technology security challenges as a result of upgrades and consolidation programs for IT systems…
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GAO: DoD, VA Should Develop Criteria for Federal Healthcare Center Leadership Selection

The Government Accountability Office has called on the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to collaborate on the development of criteria for use in the selection and assessment of leaders for a federal healthcare center demonstration…
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Richard Haley: FBI HQ Consolidation Key for Bureau’s Collaborative Threat Intell Activities

Richard L. Haley II, assistant director at the FBI‘s facilities and finance division, has told a House subcommittee he believes consolidating the bureau’s offices into a new headquarters will increase collaboration among special agents, analysts and other professional staff members…
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Denise Turner Roth: FY 2017 Budget Proposal Addresses Federal Real Estate, Acquisition, Tech Needs

Denise Turner Roth, administrator at the General Services Administration, has said President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal would help the agency deliver real estate, procurement and information technology services across the government…
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