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Thu, 2016-12-22 08:23 AM

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ARLINGTON, VA Dec. 21, 2016 CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has been certified for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 credential for...
Thu, 2016-12-15 08:24 AM

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RALEIGH, NC Dec. 13, 2016 Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 has received nine Federal Information...
Thu, 2016-12-15 08:12 AM

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AUSTIN, TX Dec. 14, 2016 Zenoss Inc., the leader in hybrid IT monitoring and analytics software, today announced that the company has been awarded the multisite software contract for the United...
Fri, 2016-12-09 05:08 PM
WARREN, NJ Dec. 8, 2016 Prevalent, Inc., the leader in Third-Party Risk Management and Vendor Threat Intelligence, and Churchill & Harriman, the recognized leader in enterprise risk management...
Thu, 2016-12-01 08:14 AM

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BOSTON Nov. 30, 2016 As U.S. Federal agencies plan to replace outdated technology equipment, it becomes increasingly important to deploy IT asset disposition (ITAD) programs that ensure data security...
Wed, 2016-11-23 12:25 PM

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BEER-SHEVA, Israel, Nov. 22, 2016 Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have demonstrated malware that can turn computers into perpetual eavesdropping devices, even without a...
Thu, 2016-11-17 02:35 AM
WINTER SPRINGS, FL Nov. 15, 2016 Continuing to make headlines, Advanced IT Concepts (AITC) announced today that it has been awarded two new contracts to support the United States Army's Intelligence...
Tue, 2016-11-15 08:04 AM

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BOSTON Nov. 14, 2016 DFLabs, the global leader in cyber incident response automation and orchestration, announced today its CEO and ISO Co-Editor Dario Forte will present on “Standardizing and...
Tue, 2016-11-15 07:58 AM

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LEXINGTON PARK, MD Nov. 14, 2016 Defense contractor HTii will provide expert advice to the global community of IBM DOORS and DOORS Next Generation software users November 17 via a live video webinar...
Thu, 2016-11-10 12:43 AM

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RESTON, VA Nov. 8, 2016 NCI, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCIT), a leading provider of information technology (IT) and professional services and solutions to U.S. Federal Government agencies, announced today that...
Wed, 2016-11-09 10:33 AM

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CROFTON, MD Nov. 7, 2016 Force 3, the Network Security Company, today announces that it has been named Cisco Federal Intelligence Partner of the Year. The award was announced last week during Cisco’s...
Mon, 2016-11-07 06:09 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO Nov. 4, 2016 AMERGINT Technologies is previewing its new Enterprise Range Services (ERS) architecture at ITC 2016 in Glendale, Arizona, from November 8-10.

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Teaneck, NJ, July 14 – Multi-factor authentication – a security protection required by US government standards – could have prevented the recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) security breaches that have exposed the personal information of millions of citizens to hackers, spies and cyber-criminals. The Federal government has been encouraging its agencies to use multi-factor authentication since November 2009, when it published the FICAM (Federal Identity and Access Management) Roadmap and Implementation Guidance.
By Austin MartinIf you’ve ever wondered whether or not the Army is just like World of Warcraft, the answer is: kinda. It turns out that all branches of the military are experimenting with some special form of LMS or virtual training – with ever-increasing complexity and capabilities. Here are just a few examples: Battlefield Visualization
By Nir PolakEspionage isn’t what it used to be. While Hollywood still loves to produce thrillers about secret agents in disguise, the news tells a different story about how intelligence leaks out of the U.S. government. Often, its starts with an incoming email that looks innocuous. That’s exactly what happened to the White House recently, when a group of Russian hackers launched a sustained attack armed only with a phishing email and a piece of malware.
By John HarrisWith the 1998 implementation of the Government Paperwork Elimination Act, the United States government made clear its intentions to become more efficient and save taxpayer dollars by reducing its dependence on paper documents.
 

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Millis, MA-based Kanguru Solutions, a manufacturer of secure IT storage solutions, has announced the ad...

Reston, VA-based Input, which specializes in government business, has unveiled new research detailing adoption trends for cloud computing, virtualization, service-oriented archi...

Rockville, MD-based Telvent reports that it is the first vendor selected to participate in a DHS superv...

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Network Access Control and 802.1x - Advantages, Constraints and Capabilities

Written by distinguished security industry analyst Pete Lindstrom of Spire Security

The industry has been blurring the differences between 802.1x and NAC. Some believe that 802.1x is sufficient and similar enough to a full NAC solution to start down the path of implementation. What organizations often find is that the 802.1x story seems fairly simple and easy, but the deployment is much more difficult. This paper examines the fully 802.1x and NAC details such as:

    * What is 802.1x?
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    * What alternatives exist to 802.1x and why?
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Narus, a leader in real-time traffic intelligence for protecting governments, service providers and enterprises, just completed its 2010 annual cyber security survey focusing on the United States. Sponsored jointly with Converge Network Digest and Government Secuirty News, the survey queried a cross-section of security professionals in a variety of industries, and revealed compelling details relating to cyber security concerns, opinons and expectations for protection against attacks. More...