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The United States Department of Defense recently awarded Microsoft its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract, worth up to $10 billion over 10 years.

Samsung CIO talks about using Knox’s military-grade security at the Pentagon and beyond

Terry Halvorsen played a part in helping guide Samsung Knox to military grade compliance in his previous role as a CIO in the Pentagon. Now he's hands-on with the product as a CIO at Samsung.

BlackBerry scores multi-million dollar security contract with U.S. Government

The mobile communications provider has been selected for its AtHoc networked crisis communications system, which will be used by the U.S. government to improve emergency response times

US agencies scramble to meet security deadline

Two years ago U.S. President George Bush ordered the federal government to be ready by this Oct. 27 to issue a standards-based identity card that federal employees and government contractors would use for computer and building access.

Presence technologies and the Global Grid

I spent 10 years trying to convince people that this thing called the Internet would change the way we live and work. Today, I'm having the same conversation about presence technologies.

Defense Department goes on offense with RFID

Companies that want to sell products to the U.S. Department of Defense soon will have to comply with a new condition of doing business with the multibillion-dollar buyer: wireless inventory tagging.

Pentagon taps EDS for survivable IT program

The Pentagon Tuesday awarded Plano, Texas-based Electronic Data Systems Corp. a contract to develop and install a survivable IT and communications infrastructure capable of withstanding a future terrorist attack on a scale similar to or greater than the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

British computer administrator indicted for hacking

After a 17-month investigation, federal grand juries in Virginia and New Jersey this week indicted 36-year-old British computer administrator Gary McKinnon for allegedly hacking into 105 U.S. military networks.

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