Tag Archives: Azure

CISA Asks Agencies to Apply Patches to Microsoft Exchange On-Premises Servers Via Emergency Directive

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released an emergency directive requiring agencies to update their on-premises Microsoft Exchange Servers with security patches or disconnect the products. All agency chief information officers should submit a report by Friday, March 5th, using the provided template to inform CISA about their status.

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Microsoft Launches Top Secret Cloud Service; Tom Keane Quoted

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Microsoft has developed a new cloud service to protect agencies’ data that is classified as “top secret.” The company will continue to work with the US Government on accreditation for Azure Government Top Secret. “The broad range of services will meet the demand for greater agility in the classified space," said Tom Keane, corporate vice president of Azure Global.

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Microsoft Further Developing CMMC Acceleration Program for DoD Suppliers

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Summit 7 Systems, a national leader for Cybersecurity and Compliance Solutions for the Aerospace and Defense industry, has helped Microsoft to build out a knowledge base for DIB companies in support of Microsoft’s  CMMC Acceleration Program. “Microsoft has and continues to be out in front with reference documentation for meeting CMMC and DFARS requirements,,” said Scott Edwards, president of Summit 7.

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CyberX, Microsoft Azure Collaborate to Enhance Cybersecurity’ Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk, Nir Giller Quoted 

CyberX, an IoT security company, has collaborated with Microsoft Azure Security Center for IoT to develop a unified view of security across managed and unmanaged IoT devices, Microsoft announced on Friday

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KBR Receives Contract from IMCOM to Improve DoD and Federal Law Enforcement; Byron Bright Quoted

KBR has been awarded a three-year, firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) to provide video evidence management services for the Mobile Federal Law Enforcement Enterprise Technology Service (M-FLEETS) program, the company announced on Thursday

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Microsoft Expanding its Strategic Partnership with ServiceNow; Satya Nadella Quoted

Microsoft Corp. and ServiceNow announced on Tuesday that its strategic partnership with ServiceNow is expanding to enhance the integration and optimization of the companies’ products, platform and cloud capabilities. The partnership will enable enterprise customers to accelerate their digital transformation and drive new levels of insight and innovation.

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John Sherman on Microsoft Azure’s Addition to Intell Community’s IT Modernization Effort

John Sherman, chief information officer of the Intelligence Community, has said the inclusion of Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform in the IC Information Technology Enterprise reflects his office’s efforts to search for alternative technologies in support of the community’s requirements, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. ICITE is a program that seeks …

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