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Hardware & Software, Tech

Treasury selects commercial vendor for financial shared services market

November 29, 2022

Via: FCW

The Treasury Department has added an initial commercial vendor to its financial management services marketplace, tapping CGI Federal to provide shared services to multiple agencies’ core financial systems across the federal government. In a Tuesday statement, the Fairfax-based federal subsidiary […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Amazon’s hardware group faces steep losses as Alexa monetization efforts flounder

November 22, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Few things persist for very long in the rapidly evolving world of technology and nearly a decade in, Alexa is struggling. Around this time last year, Bloomberg reported that Amazon was experiencing serious Alexa user retention issues. Holiday sales data […]


Education, Hardware & Software, Industry, Tech

Why IPaaS is key to gaining insights in higher education

November 22, 2022

Via: CIO

Higher education is entering a new era of data-driven insights, which promise to elevate both learner experience and institutional performance. The HE colleges and universities capable of collecting and leveraging data in a timely manner will not only boost student […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

CISA, NSA and industry outline security responsibilities of software suppliers

November 8, 2022

Via: FCW

Software suppliers have unique responsibilities maintaining efficient delivery of their products while considering security risks, according to guidance the National Security Agency recently released, together with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. “Prevention is often seen as the responsibility of […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Chinese officers charged in plot to obstruct US Huawei probe

October 25, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Two suspected Chinese intelligence officers have been charged with attempting to obstruct a U.S. criminal investigation of Chinese tech giant Huawei by offering bribes to someone they thought could provide inside information, the Justice Department said. The defendants are accused […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

FCC to ban all new Huawei and ZTE equipment on national security grounds

October 13, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to “ban all sales of new Huawei and ZTE telecommunications devices in the US” on national security grounds, Axios reported today. The FCC previously banned Huawei and ZTE equipment from being used in telecom […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Endor Labs offers dependency management platform for open source software

October 10, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Endor Labs came out of stealth mode on Monday, launching its Dependency Lifecycle Management Platform, designed to ensure end-to-end security for open source software (OSS). The software addresses three key things—helping engineers select better dependencies, helping organizations optimize their engineering, […]


Hardware & Software, Tech, Uncategorized

Secure web browsers for the enterprise compared: How to pick the right one

October 10, 2022

Via: CSO Online

The web browser has long been the security sinkhole of enterprise infrastructure. While email is often cited as the most common entry point, malware often enters via the browser and is more difficult to prevent. Phishing, drive-by attacks, ransomware, SQL […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Biden to mark IBM investment with Democrats in tough races

October 6, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden is ready to celebrate a new $20 billion investment by IBM in New York’s Hudson River Valley with two House Democrats running in competitive races in next month’s critical midterm elections. Biden is taking part in a […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

What are the new Windows 11 22H2 security features?

September 27, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Windows 11 2022 (22H2 release) is now out, and Microsoft has once again placed a heavy emphasis on security. The good news for this release is that even Windows Home versions can receive some of the key security features with […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Bipartisan Senate bill aims to safeguard open source software

September 22, 2022

Via: FCW

The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Homeland Security Committee have introduced new legislation aiming to protect open-source software from cyberattacks while evaluating how federal agencies throughout the government are using open source code. The Securing Open Source Software […]


Cybersecurity, Hardware & Software, Tech

US OMB releases guidance on federal agency software security requirements

September 16, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Earlier this week, Chris DeRusha, federal CISO and deputy national cyber director in the White House, announced the release of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance to ensure federal agencies rely only on software that has been built following […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Industry cautions on software security regs in the defense bill

September 14, 2022

Via: FCW

Technology trade groups are aligning against a proposal in the House-passed defense policy bill that would require software vendors to attest to the government that their products are free of known defects and to include a bill of materials describing […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Biden to tell Ohioans his policies will revive manufacturing

September 9, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden wants to put the spotlight on a rare bipartisan down payment on U.S. manufacturing when he visits Ohio on Friday for the groundbreaking of a new Intel computer chip facility. Biden heads to suburban Columbus to take […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

New US export rules prohibit Nvidia and AMD from selling high-end accelerators to China and Russia

September 1, 2022

Via: TechSpot

“The USG has imposed a new license requirement, effective immediately, for any future export to China (including Hong Kong) and Russia of the Company’s A100 and forthcoming H100 integrated circuits,” said Nvidia in an SEC filing. The restriction is designed […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Global software spending to grow despite headwinds: Forrester

August 17, 2022

Via: CIO

Global spending on software will continue to grow despite headwinds in the form of inflation, geopolitical risks and labor shortages, a new report from Forrester shows. Driven to a large degree by deployment of cloud and enterprise applications, software spending […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

US Government and QuSecure Orchestrate First-Ever Post-Quantum Encryption Communication over a Government Network

July 13, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

QuSecure™, Inc., a leader in post-quantum cybersecurity (PQC), today announced the U.S. Federal Government is currently orchestrating the world’s first-ever post-quantum encryption communication over a Government network by utilizing its QuProtect™ PQC solution. QuProtect is the industry’s first end-to-end PQC […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Virginia behavioral health dept. refreshes data system for young children

June 30, 2022

Via: StateScoop

The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services this week announced the launch of a new data system it says will help case workers collect information from families at their homes, and also relieve some of the administrative burden […]


Cloud Computing, Hardware & Software, Tech

Antitrust regulator considers Apple’s cloud gaming ban and WebKit requirement anticompetitive

June 13, 2022

Via: TechSpot

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced last week that it’s investigating the effects of Apple’s web browser and cloud gaming rules on the mobile market. The CMA also released a study in which it calls Apple and Google […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Quantum computer succeeds where a classical algorithm fails

June 9, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

People have performed many mathematical proofs to show that a quantum computer will vastly outperform traditional computers on a number of algorithms. But the quantum computers we have now are error-prone and don’t have enough qubits to allow for error […]