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CISA, FBI Issue Joint Advisory on Threat Actors Targeting Federal, State, Local IT Networks

CISA

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have warned that advanced persistent threat actors are exploiting legacy vulnerabilities in internet-facing infrastructure devices to gain access to networks of federal and state, local, tribal and territorial government agencies. "Vulnerability chaining exploits multiple vulnerabilities in the course of a single intrusion to compromise a network or application,” CISA and FBI stated.

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GSA’s 18F Unveils Guides to Help Federal, State Agencies Implement IT Projects

General Services

The General Services Administration’s (GSA) 18F digital services unit has released “de-risking” guides to help federal and state government agencies plan and address issues in implementing information technology projects. The guides explain the six basic principles of modern software development: agile software development, user-centered design; DevOps, product ownership, modular contracting and building with loosely coupled parts.

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Red Hat Launches Red Hat Accelerators to Support IT Community; Chris Wright Quoted

Chris Wright

Red Hat has launched its enterprise customer advocacy program, Red Hat Accelerators, to advance the company’s customer-focused approach to its open source and enterprise product portfolio. "I’ve found that substantial innovation comes from engaging real world customers and being truly receptive to their feedback,” said Chris Wright, SVP and CTO, Red Hat. 

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JAIC, Deloitte Work on Cloud-Based AI Development Space; Nand Mulchandani Quoted

Nand Mulchandani

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is working with Deloitte to develop a prototype of a cloud platform that could enable developers to create uses for AI under an $80 million contract awarded in August 2020. Mulchandani said the JCF will accommodate open-source platforms and other development tools.

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Executive Mosaic Launches ArchIntel Events; Deltek’s August Jackson to Keynote Archintel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Forum on Oct. 22nd

ArchIntel

As the leader in exclusive peer networking events, virtual events and media in the government contracting (GovCon) sector, Executive Mosaic continues to expand its platform with the launch of ArchIntel Events. On October 22nd, ArchIntel Events will host the ArchIntel - AI in Competitive Intelligence Forum as its first virtual event featuring August Jackson, senior director of Marketing and Competitive Intelligence for Deltek, as the keynote speaker. 

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Will Roper: Air Force Eyes Opening Up Some of its Code to Greater Cyber Community

Will Roper

Will Roper, assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the service plans to publish on open source platforms some of its code to generate more insights from the cybersecurity community, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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ArchIntel Releases White Paper to Analyze OSINT, CI in a Competitive Marketplace; Jim Garrettson Quoted

ArchIntel

ArchIntel, a provider of concise actionable intelligence to business leaders, has released its latest white paper, “Leveraging OSINT for Competitive Advantage: A Guide to Having Your Listening Post,” that analyzes how open source intelligence (OSINT) can enhance business performance and gain competitive advantages in a marketplace. Learn more by downloading a free copy of the white paper here.

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Nicolas Chaillan: Air Force’s Joint All-Domain C2 Effort to Require New Data Architecture

Nicolas Chaillan, chief software officer of the U.S. Air Force, said the service branch’s effort to link the military across all domains through the Joint All-Domain Command and Control program would not entail a major technology transformation but would require a "completely new" open-source data architecture, FedScoop reported Tuesday.

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