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2011-07-21 07:02:00

ORANGE, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Integrity Professionals, the experts on information security for System z, today announced a new version of Vanguard Configuration Manager, the first and only fully automated software scanner for System z. Vanguard Configuration Manager enables compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act requirements by automatically testing for compliance with the System z security technical implementation guidelines (STIGs) in the...

2011-07-19 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Splunk Inc., the leading provider of operational intelligence software, today demonstrated how its software is being used to support Continuous Monitoring of FISMA controls. Continuous Monitoring is achieved by converging operations and security data into integrated real-time dashboard views that enable rapid implementation of incident response and forensic procedures. Splunk's data engine is data agnostic, and enables agencies to index,...

2011-06-09 00:00:31

TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, today announced that it has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide technology upgrades and maintenance support for two database applications currently used by CMS in its work to combat Medicare fraud, waste and abuse. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Specifically, these applications are known as the CMS Complaints Database (commonly...

2011-06-07 11:44:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline's courseware now officially meets all of the requirements of the Committee on National Security Systems, National Information Assurance Training Standard for Senior Systems Managers (CNSSI 4012) certification. Additionally, the coursework continues to meet the standards for the National Training Standard for Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) Professionals and System Certifiers (NSTISSI 4011 and 4015 certifications). Students...

2011-05-05 12:47:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today said Google used deceptive and unfair trade practices in marketing its "cloud computing" services to government entities and asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate. In a letter to FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz, the nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group said the Internet giant's practices may violate the recent consent agreement in the "Buzz" case. "We urge you to impose the strongest...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

SSAE 16 Controls technical White Paper, released by NDB Accountants & Consultants (NDB), provides critical "must know" information for service organizations regarding the development of controls for SSAE 16 Type 1 and Type 2 reporting. In short, if you're an organization considering SSAE 16 compliance in the near future, you'll need to have a strong understanding of the Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) concept as it relates to SSAE 16 controls. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB)...

2011-04-19 13:35:00

TAMPA, Fla., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunView Software is proud to announce that Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc., a publicly-held retailer of golf and tennis equipment, apparel and accessories, has selected SunView Software's ChangeGear as their change management solution. Golfsmith replaced their existing change management solution with ChangeGear to gain best-of-breed change control functionality and to assist with PCI and SOX compliance auditing. "We chose ChangeGear...

2011-04-15 00:00:28

Leading Information Security Consulting Firm Joins With World-Class Tools Provider to Deliver Comprehensive Information Security Services Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 NetSPI is pleased to announce its partnership with Rapid7, the leading provider of unified vulnerability management and penetration testing solutions. "We see incredible synergy in this relationship," says Deke George, CEO of NetSPI. "Rapid7 offers the industry's most powerful vulnerability management and penetration...

2011-04-14 13:51:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunarline is a leading and award-winning provider of cyber security solutions, specialized information assurance (IA) services, and certified security training. Lunarline's specialized cyber security and IA training rivals competitors in several ways. In addition to NSTISSI No. 4011 and 4015 certifications, students have the ability to claim 40 hours of Continuous Professional Experience for existing certifications. "There are some big...

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2011-04-12 09:42:08

Microsoft is charging in court that Google is issuing misleading claims about the certification of a software package that the US Department of the Interior is considering for purchase. Google is rejecting the charges and is seeking to be allowed to continue in the bidding process for the nearly $60 million contract. Microsoft is claiming that Google Apps for Government, the internet-based suite of office tools from Google, had not been certified under the Federal Information Security...


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