Appian | February 16, 2023
On February 15, 2023, Appian, a software development company, announced that over 200 government agencies trust it for accelerated mission success through packaged solutions, low-code development, and process automation across various branches of the Department of Defense and Intelligence agencies.
With IT modernization, it empowers mission-driven agencies for optimal efficiency and effectiveness. It became popular in military agencies due to the automation of transformational processes through various platforms at a large scale through Appian Data Fabric. The agency, partnering with BigBear.AI and Palantir Technologies, has opted for Appian for the implementation of a single Global Force Information Management system (GFIM) in a recent contract. This system is a platform of intelligence which is providing a holistic view of the agency's global force structure. The two other agencies selected Appian for management deployments connecting data, processes, people, and applications in mission-driven workflows.
The Appian Government Acquisition Management (GAM) suite is a set of pre-built solutions designed for the acquisition lifecycle, enabling government organizations to make procurement decisions with confidence and clarity. It also supports the US Air Force CON-IT acquisition system. This system standardizes acquisition contract writing across the government organization. In addition, it drives acquisition and contracting efficiency, decreases costs, enhances functionality, and makes statutory changes quickly.
It offers solutions dedicated to government agencies' requirements and challenges, ranging from gathering requirements to contract closeouts. Its GAM suite will continue to serve agencies and upgrade to support their growth, from implementing the DoD contract writing system to the acquisition of the BPM-based acquisition management solution in the United States Federal Government.
CEO of Appian, Matt Calkins, said, "We are in a time of economic turbulence, and if we are met with an upcoming recession, like many are predicting, we're going to see the same symptoms we see in any recession. We're all going to be asked to do a little more with a little less. The demands will be higher, and the resources will be lower."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Appian, a software company, has been designing, automating, and optimizing complex business processes since 1999. It improves the organization's workflows, data unification and operations optimization for growth and customer experience. It has become a standard for a contract writing system, saving time and manual effort. It provides solutions for digital transformation, process mining, automation, cloud, enterprise software, low-code, automation, enterprise integration, social business collaboration, business process management, and application platform-as-a-service.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Acalvio Technologies | March 13, 2023
One of the leaders in cyber deception, Acalvio Technologies and The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, Carahsoft Technology Corp., recently announced a partnership. Carahsoft will serve as Acalvio's Master Government Aggregator®, as per the agreement, making the company's market-leading Active Defense Platform and ShadowPlex Advanced Threat Defense accessible to the Public Sector via Carahsoft reseller associates, NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V, National Association of State Procurement Officials ValuePoint, Software 2 (ITES-SW2), Information Technology Enterprise Solutions, National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance and OMNIA Partners contracts.
Acalvio's ShadowPlex enables government agencies to efficiently execute the three most important aspects of adversarial engagement, including detection, which helps in rapid discovery of adversary presence both on-premises and in–cloud infrastructure, disruption to impede and slow down attacks and intelligence to easily collect granular forensics of attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures.
The Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) Program Approved Products List (APL) has approved Acalvio Technologies, and their products are now accessible through various Carahsoft contracts, including SEWP V contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B, NASPO ValuePoint Master Agreement #AR2472, ITES-SW2 Contract W52P1J-20-D-0042, NCPA Contract NCPA01-86, and OMNIA Partners Contract #R191902.
About Acalvio Technologies
Based in Santa Clara, California, Acalvio is one of the leading cyber deception technologies providers. The company helps businesses actively defend against advanced security threats. Established in 2015, it was built on 25 issued patents in autonomous deception and advanced AI. It also offers robust solutions for Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR), Ransomware Protection and Advanced Threat Detection for IT and OT networks, and Zero Trust.
Carahsoft is a government IT solutions provider, combining technological expertise with a comprehensive understanding of the government procurement process to assist public sector organizations in selecting and implementing the most cost-effective solution. The company is based in Reston, Virginia. It is one of the largest government partner catering as the government's master aggregator for many of its best-in-class vendors. It also drives value for a vast ecosystem of IT manufacturers, system integrators, resellers, and consulting partners.
Snyk | February 08, 2023
On February 07, 2023, Snyk, a computer and network security company, announced "In Process" authorization from FedRAMP, i.e., the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program marketplace, which will work towards developer security needs.
Currently working under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sponsorship, it will get the support of federal, local, and state governments, as well as educational institutes with whom it has previously worked because of government compliance requirements. The authorization represents its support to organizations in the public sector for secured digital transformation.
CEO of Snyk, Peter McKay, said, "Our progress towards FedRAMP authorization enables Snyk to help enhance our nation's overall software supply chain security, a vital need outlined in President Biden's recent Executive Order 14028." He added, "We are committed to helping government agencies evolve away from ineffective legacy cybersecurity approaches, allowing them to embrace a modern, developer-centric security mindset and experience the benefits of DevSecOps."
(Source - Globe Newswire)
Snyk, a provider of developer security, empowers developers to build secure applications and digital platforms worldwide. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, it is dedicated to securing all the critical components, from code to the cloud, for enhanced developer productivity, customer satisfaction, revenue growth, improved security posture, and cost savings. Its security platform automatically integrates with developers' workflows and has purpose-built security teams to collaborate with the client's development teams. Many industry leaders like Salesforce, Revolut, New Relic, MongoDB, Intuit, Google, and Asurion, along with more than 2,500 customers worldwide, trust it for cybersecurity.