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Amazon Announces Global Investments with Wind and Solar Projects to Achieve 100% Renewable Energy by 2030; Kara Hurst, Denver Riggleman Quoted

Amazon has announced four new renewable energy projects in Australia, Spain, Sweden and the United States to reach 80 percent renewable energy by 2024 and 100 percent renewable energy by 2030, on a path to net-zero carbon by 2040, the company announced on Thursday

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Report: VA Fails to Meet Savings, Cost Targets for Data Center Consolidation

A new watchdog report shows the Department of Veterans Affairs failed to meet the required savings and cost avoidance during its data center consolidation efforts in fiscal year 2018. The agency did not meet the $85.3M target set by the Office of Management and Budget, the VA Office of Inspector General said its audit report issued Wednesday.

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Report: Russia Eyes Cloud-Based Military Data Storage

Russia’s military is developing a cloud-based infrastructure designed to operate with data centers and store confidential information, Defense One reported Friday. The report said the project is part of the country’s ongoing efforts to increase its armed forces’ capacity to perform missions even when internet connection is lost, damaged or hacked. …

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DoD Launches First Wi-Fi Network at the Pentagon; Brian Dravis Comments

The Defense Department has implemented a Wi-Fi network at the Pentagon as a result of efforts to consolidate DoD’s information technology services under a Defense Information Systems Agency-controlled shared services organization, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes Brig. Gen. Brian Dravis, director of the Joint Service Provider, said that savings from the …

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MeriTalk Study: Threat Monitoring & Protection Automation Could Save Federal Govt $5B Annually

A new MeriTalk study estimates the federal government can save up to $5 billion in annual cybersecurity funds through optimized threat monitoring, correlation and protection automation. The report titled “Pedal to the Metal: Mitigating New Threats Faster with Rapid Intel and Automation” is underwritten by Palo Alto Networks and is based on an online survey of …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: Gov’t Works on New Cybersecurity Measures for People, Process & Technology

Casey Coleman, group vice president for federal civilian agencies at Unisys, has called for new approaches for the protection of federal data and networks. “[Traditional] perimeter-based defenses are not going to keep attackers out 100 percent of the time,” Coleman wrote in a guest piece published Tuesday on the Federal Times. She said IT …

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