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Executive Mosaic, Publisher of ExecutiveGov, Names New Editor-in-Chief

ExecutiveGov’s parent company and publisher, Executive Mosaic, announced today that Gerry A. Simone has been named editor-in-chief of the company’s host of media properties covering federal marketplace news and government contracting. Executive Mosaic CEO and Publisher Jim Garrettson praised Simone as “an accomplished and trusted adviser in online and media …

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Lynn at RSA: Military Might Not Enough to Combat Cyber Attacks

Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn, speaking at a cybersecurity conference Tuesday, said military might is not enough to protect the nation’s cyberspace and that the best minds in the private sector and government will have to work together. “The overwhelming percentage of our nation’s critical [information] infrastructure, including the …

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Kundra to Talk Cloud to Industry Crowd at Security Conference

Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, who has ushered in the government’s “cloud-first” approach to federal IT, will address today a sold-out crowd of industry and technology leaders at the Cloud Security Alliance in San Francisco. The cloud summit, held in conjunction with the RSA Conference, a well-known IT security …

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DISA’s Solutions for DoD’s Cloud Conundrum

Despite all the talk of cloud computing in the federal sector and, more important, action on cloud computing, security questions have threatened to overwhelm the government’s “cloud-first” policy with question marks. While cloud has promised to “free” data, making it easier to use, share and collaborate, how feasible is cloud …

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NIST Puts Cloud Security Guidelines Up for Debate

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has been thinking cloud for a while — but now, NIST is getting serious about hammering out clear security requirements for Web-based computing applications and services. NIST was tasked by federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra with accelerating the formation of security guidelines …

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