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USAF Completes First Phase of Cloud Migration; Plans Future Activities

The U.S. Air Force Network Integration Center aims to complete cloud migration of USAF enterprise services soon, following the first phase's conclusion in November. AFNIC intends to move all USAF enterprise services within continental the U.S. to Microsoft Office 365, the U.S. Air Force said Friday.

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Profile: Thresa Lang, Navy Cybersecurity Division Director for DCNO N2/N6

Thresa Lang serves as director of U.S. Navy cybersecurity division in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance. In this capacity, she oversees cyber analysis, assessment and technical efforts across the service branch. She concurrently serves as director of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s Washington operations …

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Dell’s Cameron Chehreh: Govt Legacy Software Structure is Main IT Modernization Challenge

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell’s federal business, has said the structure of legacy software for government off-the-shelf products is the main challenge facing the government’s information technology modernization efforts in an interview with Signal Magazine posted Tuesday. Chehreh told the publication the use of virtualization technology, software-defined networking and virtualized data centers as …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: FITARA Implementation Depends on Agency CIOs, IT Revolving Fund Approval

Dell’s Steve Harris has said government agencies’ progress in the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act depends on the approval of a White House bill that would establish a $3.1 billion revolving fund for IT system updates, FierceGovernmentIT reported Wednesday. Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell’s federal …

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Janet Hughes: UK Government Digital Service Identity Verification Platform to Go Live

The U.K.’s government digital service agency will launch its new identity verification platform for digital government services in the coming days. Janet Hughes, GDS identity assurance program director, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the GOV.UK Verify platform has passed the “Digital by Default Service Standard” assessment to address security, safety and usability requirements. …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: Federal CIOs Should Involve Employees in FITARA Implementation

Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell‘s federal systems group, has recommended federal chief information officers instill a “future-ready mindset” among employees to facilitate the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. “A future-ready organization will spend less on maintaining legacy systems; focus more on agile, responsive …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: FITARA to Drive ‘Momentum’ for Agency IT Modernization Efforts

Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell‘s federal systems unit, has said he believes the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act will create momentum in agencies’ efforts to update their information technology systems, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. “FITARA provides for the oversight and but more importantly, it provides the …

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Dell: IT Pros Report Security Challenges in Admin Passwords, Privileged Accounts

Dell‘s latest online survey of information technology professionals indicates 85 percent of organizations experience security challenges in the management of privileged accounts and administrative passwords. The company said respondents reported challenges such as shared credentials among administrators and the failure to consistently update default passwords and identify those responsible for administrative …

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DHS, NIST, Tech Firms Collaborate to Promote Cybersecurity Automation Standards

The OASIS nonprofit organization has formed a committee consisting of government and technology industry representatives to develop open standards for automated analysis and sharing of cyber-related threat information. OASIS said Thursday its Cyber Threat Intelligence Technical Committee also seeks to promote the STIX, TAXII and CyBOX programming languages for organizations …

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