Tag Archives: Justice

Cisco Launches New Solutions to Support IT Operations; Todd Nightingale Quoted

Todd Nightingale

Cisco has launched new solutions designed to simplify IT operations across on-premise data centers and multicloud environments. The solutions will deliver greater scale and innovative application experiences “Today, Cisco is announcing IT platforms for multicloud operations that provide advanced insights and automation to help organizations transform faster," said Todd Nightingale, SVP and GM, Cisco Enterprise Networking and Cloud.

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KPMG Launches New Tech Architecture to Drive COVID-19 Recovery; Cliff Justice, Bharat Rao Quoted

Cliff Justice

KPMG has developed a technology architecture to match patients in clinical trials for convalescent plasma therapy to recovered patients willing to donate their antibodies, to advance the response and recovery of COVID-19 patients, the company reported on Thursday.

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Senate Subcommittee OKs $51B FY 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science Budget

A Senate appropriations subcommittee has approved a bill that provides the departments of Justice and Commerce as well as federal science organizations with a $51.2 billion combined budget for the next fiscal year, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that legislation on those agencies’ FY 2015 budget allocations will undergo …

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Cyber Info Sharing Bill Includes DHS, DOJ Clearinghouse Roles

Legislation that moved through the House Thursday designates the departments of Homeland Security and Justice as clearinghouses of digital data the government and private companies would share on cyber threats. The House approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act by a 288-127 vote, nearly a year after the House …

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China Criticizes New US IT Purchasing Law

China’s government is speaking out against a new law requiring some U.S. federal agencies to obtain approval from law enforcement before buying information technology products made in China, Reuters reports. Citing state media, Megha Rajagopalan writes that a Chinese commerce ministry spokesman claimed the bill is unfair to China-based enterprises …

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New CR Requires FBI Involvement in China IT Buys

U.S. government entities cannot acquire information technology equipment from companies owned or subsidized by China’s government without consulting the FBI first, Information Week reports. J. Nicholas Hoover writes Congress included the provision in the continuing resolution out of concerns over potential hackings and other risks posed by technology made by …

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Obama Taps Michael Horowitz for DOJ Inspector General

President Barack Obama announced Friday that Michael E. Horowitz, currently a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham, & Taft LLP, is the nominee for inspector general at the Justice Department. “Today is a proud day for Cadwalader,” said Christopher White, firm chairman. “Cadwalader has a long history of public service.  Answering the …

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DOJ Technology Budget to be Cut; FBI Will See Budget Increase

A recent vote on the budget of the Justice Department’s technology programs aims to cut funding by $45.9 million as compared to last year’s budget. The House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies’ vote would give the department less than the president requested. The favored $72.34 billion fiscal …

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