Tag Archives: computer

Fortress Information Security Names John Cofrancesco VP of BD

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Fortress Information Security has appointed John Cofrancesco as vice president of Business Development. He will bring a demonstrated history of working across the Department of Defense (DoD), federal and computer software sectors. “I cannot wait to see where this new chapter of my career will take me, and to grow and learn within this role,” said Cofrancesco in a recent statement

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NY Times: White House Starts IT Infrastructure Updates

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The White House has started to update its information technology systems following the appointment of former Facebook Engineering Director David Recordon as director of White House IT in 2015, the New York Times reported Sunday. Michael D. Shear writes President Barack Obama’s development efforts on the U.S. Digital Service incited Anita Decker Breckenridge, …

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OMB Wants Public Input on Federal Website Authentication

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The Office of Management and Budget is seeking public and private sector comments on its plan to transition federal websites to the secure hypertext transfer protocol for computer network communication, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes the OMB’s draft proposal would require existing and new federal agency web …

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Rick Holgate: ATF Transitions to ‘Broader’ Device Options

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is upgrading its computers into Microsoft‘s modern operating system and deploying mobile devices to users, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Rick Holgate, ATF chief information officer, told the station the agency is migrating its employees to a wide variety of devices such as …

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IARPA Kicks Off Cryogenic Computing Program

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The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is seeking proposals for a new supercomputer as the agency seeks to help other agencies address power and cooling requirements of computer systems. Phase one of the Cryogenic Computing Complexity program will have contractors build technologies for the Office of the Director of National …

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