Tag Archives: data

Chartis Research Recognizes LexisNexis Risk Solutions with RiskTech100 Award

LexisNexis

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has been recognized as the category winner for Financial Crime - Data in the Chartis Research RiskTech100, marking the third consecutive year the company has received recognition for the category award, LexisNexis Risk Solutions reported on Wednesday. The RiskTech100 is an annual evaluation of the leading global risk technology providers.

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QTS Names Brent Bensten as CTO, Jon Greaves as EVP of Quality Special Operations

QTS Realty Trust

QTS Realty Trust has appointed Brent Bensten as chief technology officer (CTO) and Jon Greaves as executive vice president (EVP) of Quality Special Operations, leading federal service delivery and strategy. "Brent and Jon have combined to help establish QTS as a leading innovator in the data center services industry and I look forward to their continued partnership driving QTS' success,” said Chad Williams, chairman and CEO, QTS. 

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NETSCOUT Extends Smart Perimeter Protection to AWS; Paul Barrett Quoted

NETSCOUT

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS has extended its Smart Perimeter Protection to Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company recently reported. The combination of NETSCOUT’s Cyber Investigator (NCI) and CyberStream software with AWS packet access services will enable efficiencies in mitigating novel security threats as enterprises move applications to the cloud. The solution will seamlessly integrate with AWS.

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Former Gov’t Cyber Officials Discuss Possible Outcomes If Adversaries Get Into DoD Networks; Jan Tighe Quoted

Cyber Hacks

Although the Department of Defense (DoD) reported that there has been no sign of breach to date linked to a cyber vulnerability involving SolarWinds’ Orion Network Management products, former cybersecurity officials at the government discussed several scenarios that could occur as a result of hackers making their way into DoD’s computer networks. 

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Accenture Report Analyzes CFOs’ Need for Real Time Data

Manish Sharma

Accenture recently published a report that found chief financial officers (CFO) and financial executives need more real-time data to create value. In conducting the report, the company surveyed 450 CFOs and other finance leaders at companies with at least $1 billion in annual revenue. "Operating with real-time data puts the CFO in a unique position to drive positive change for the business," said Manish Sharma.

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Andrew Turner Joins Booz Allen Hamilton Leadership Team to Drive Digital Transformation

Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton has appointed Andrew Turner as an executive vice president and market strategy leader for the company’s global commercial business. Turner will report to Bill Phelps, executive vice president and leader of Booz Allen’s global commercial cyber business. “We are thrilled that Andrew will bring his C-level experience and perspective as a cybersecurity practitioner to our team,” said Phelps. 

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NuWave Acquires ProModel Government Services; GovCon Expert Reggie Brothers Quoted

Reggie Brothers

NuWave Solutions has acquired ProModel Government Services, provider of mission critical predictive and prescriptive analytic software solutions for federal agencies, from the ProModel Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “ProModel Government Services is uniquely qualified to help federal government agencies with their decision making, and help ensure that their processes are more efficient and resources are better managed,” said Dr. Reggie Brothers, CEO of NuWave and GovCon Expert.

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Northrop Grumman Completes First Flight for GSMP

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the first flight for the Global Hawk Ground Station Modernization Program (GSMP). “New, modern ground stations for Global Hawk will significantly improve the system and allow operators to more efficiently deliver timely ISR data to warfighters and connect the joint force through its global communications node mission,” said Leslie Smith, vice president Global Hawk, Northrop Grumman.

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Navy Uses AI, Data Analytics to Address Aircraft Readiness Issues

Artificial Intelligence

The U.S. Navy is working to improve the readiness of its aircraft fleet using artificial intelligence, data analytics and the concept of reliability control boards. Robert Smith, head of the reliability control board data analytics team at NAWCAD, told the network in an interview about the Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System and how it could help advance predictive maintenance using data.

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HawkEye 360 Sends Satellites Shipment to Cape Canaveral for Launch

John Serafini

HawkEye 360 has shipped its second cluster of satellites to the launch site at Cape Canaveral. The satellites are scheduled to launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 no earlier than January 2021 as part of Spaceflight Inc.'s SXRS-3 rideshare mission. HawkEye Cluster 2 is the first of a series of next generation satellites HawkEye 360 is deploying to complete its baseline constellation.

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