Tag Archives: microsoft 365

CISA Asks Agencies to Apply Patches to Microsoft Exchange On-Premises Servers Via Emergency Directive

NSA-CISA-FBI-UK NCSC

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released an emergency directive requiring agencies to update their on-premises Microsoft Exchange Servers with security patches or disconnect the products. All agency chief information officers should submit a report by Friday, March 5th, using the provided template to inform CISA about their status.

Read More »

GDIT Signs Microsoft Partner Agreement to Deliver Azure to Federal Agencies

General Dynamics

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics, has signed a Microsoft Partner Agreement for Online Services-Government (AOS-G). "Microsoft offers Microsoft 365 for collaboration, Azure for cloud based workloads and Dynamics 365 for customer relationship management," said Ben Gianni, vice president and chief technology officer of GDIT. 

Read More »

Navy Eyes More Security Features for Cloud-Based Telework Platform by 2021

Cloud Environment

The U.S. Navy plans to update its telework system and include more features to the cloud-based platform as the service branch prepares for long-term remote work operations. The Navy has projected to transition operations into a Microsoft 365 integrated environment and establish more advanced security features by June 2021.

Read More »

Microsoft Further Developing CMMC Acceleration Program for DoD Suppliers

Microsoft CMMC Acceleration Program

Summit 7 Systems, a national leader for Cybersecurity and Compliance Solutions for the Aerospace and Defense industry, has helped Microsoft to build out a knowledge base for DIB companies in support of Microsoft’s  CMMC Acceleration Program. “Microsoft has and continues to be out in front with reference documentation for meeting CMMC and DFARS requirements,,” said Scott Edwards, president of Summit 7.

Read More »

Aaron Weis Issues Memo on Navy Dept’s ‘Single Tenant’ Cloud Effort

Aaron Weis

The Department of the Navy (DON) has implemented a policy mandating single tenancy for each DON component in the Microsoft 365 cloud environment. The move comes as part of the department’s efforts to improve directory management and reduce complexities in migrating DON users across disparate networks.

Read More »

Microsoft Expanding its Strategic Partnership with ServiceNow; Satya Nadella Quoted

Microsoft Corp. and ServiceNow announced on Tuesday that its strategic partnership with ServiceNow is expanding to enhance the integration and optimization of the companies’ products, platform and cloud capabilities. The partnership will enable enterprise customers to accelerate their digital transformation and drive new levels of insight and innovation.

Read More »