Emerging Technology, Infrastructure
GlobeNewswire | August 28, 2023
ProcedureFlow, the next-generation knowledge management software, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced a partnership. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will serve as ProcedureFlow’s Master Government Aggregator®, making its platform available to the Public Sector through Carahsoft’s reseller partners and National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA), OMNIA Partners, E&I Cooperative Services Contract and The Quilt contracts.
“We are excited to work with Carahsoft and its extensive reseller partner network to expand our Public Sector customer base and increase our visibility in the market,” said Dan Keddy, Sr. Director Partner Sales and Channel Management at ProcedureFlow. “The improved process visual flows that ProcedureFlow’s knowledge management software provides will allow Public Sector customers to simplify their processes and promote efficiency within their organizations.”
ProcedureFlow is a secure, cloud-based environment uniquely designed for the modern workplace that eliminates the need for traditional training methods, such as lengthy manuals or text-heavy documentation, and creates a single source of truth for all organizational information. By centralizing people, processes and technology, ProcedureFlow facilitates an integrated approach for identifying, capturing, evaluating, retrieving and sharing all information and processes in a visual manner, reducing barriers caused by traditional training methods.
ProcedureFlow’s next-generation procedural knowledge management software simplifies the ways employees navigate processes and increase employee proficiency, while also providing employers insight into employee performance and quality adherence. Improved process visual flows give organizations the ability to create, collaborate, share and track procedures for easier end-to-end management and offer valuable insights that support the optimization of operational efficiency.
“We are excited to add ProcedureFlow’s solutions to our portfolio and begin offering our customers access to its next-generation knowledge management software,” said Zak Kennedy, Contact Center Solutions Leader at Carahsoft. “Government and Public Sector agencies are tasked with conveying massive amounts of information to their employees about a diverse array of topics on a daily basis. We look forward to collaborating with ProcedureFlow and our reseller partners to enable our Public Sector customers to transform their processes, improve efficiency and enhance public services they provide.”
The Technology Training portfolio at Carahsoft offers industry-leading solutions that enable Public Sector customers to achieve digital transformation and utilize technology more efficiently. Carahsoft offers training programs and services that help the Public Sector stay current with IT trends and certifications to progress their agency’s mission. Learn more about Carahsoft’s Training Technology Solutions here.
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, supporting Public Sector organizations across Federal, State and Local Government agencies and Education and Healthcare markets. As the Master Government Aggregator® for our vendor partners, we deliver solutions for Technology Training, Customer Experience, Cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Open Source and more. Working with resellers, systems integrators and consultants, our sales and marketing teams provide industry leading IT products, services and training through hundreds of contract vehicles. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com.
A Knowledge Management software uniquely designed for the modern workplace. ProcedureFlow simplifies the way employees navigate organizational processes to accelerate proficiency. Our improved process flows allow you to create, organize, update, share, and track procedures for easier end-to-end management.
ProcedureFlow digitizes your operations to create a single source of truth for company processes. This allows employees to access the information they need in a highly consumable, visual, and easily updatable format. With ProcedureFlow, companies can create a high performing culture by improving training and proficiency and boosting employee confidence from day one.
Emerging Technology, Cybersecurity
PR Newswire | August 18, 2023
Axiad, a leading provider of organization-wide passwordless orchestration, today announced a new Unified Credential Management System (UCMS) package calledPasswordless for Air Gapped and Critical Environmentsto meet the phishing-resistant requirements of The White House Executive Order (EO) 14028. This package brings passwordless authentication and end user self-service capabilities to air gapped and critical infrastructure environments that integrate Microsoft Security solutions. Overall, the package helps government agencies as well as critical infrastructure and defense industrial base (DIB) organizations maximize security and end-user acceptance and minimize security overhead.
In the United States, critical infrastructure systems continue to be a top target for cybercriminals. In fact,Microsoft reportedthat critical infrastructure cyberattacks doubled in 2022 from 20% to 40% of nation-state-sponsored attacks. Because of this, the U.S. government, via EO 14028 on improving the nation's cybersecurity, has mandated security measures, including strong passwordless multi-factor authentication (MFA), for government agencies and is strongly recommending the use of this technology for critical infrastructure.
In response to this growing need, Axiad's Passwordless for Air Gapped and Critical Environments provides a seamless way for organizations to integrate government-grade, phishing-resistant passwordless authentication as well as key functional and operational support into on-premises air gapped environments.
The new package provides full interoperation with a range of Microsoft products – including Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services and Microsoft Certificate Authority – to ensure authentication is highly secure and consistent and customers get maximum value out of their existing environments. Additionally, it provides credential management and self-service credential enrollment and account recovery (CEAR), which are critical capabilities due to the high costs or the complete lack of on-site IT support in air gapped environments.
"Organizations with air gapped and critical infrastructure environments need passwordless authentication and a range of physical and platform authenticators to help prevent cyber-attacks," said Jerome Becquart, chief operating officer at Axiad. "With this new package, Axiad is the first company to provide all these elements plus the critical missing ingredient – self-service authentication management, including enrollment and account recovery – and bring them to the on-premises Microsoft ecosystem."
Axiad's Passwordless for Air Gapped and Critical Environments provides the following unique capabilities:
Strong Authentication:The package provides government-grade FIPS 140 validated passwordless authentication with the flexibility needed to accommodate the full range of needs of employees, contractors, vendors and suppliers. For example, it offers a range of passwordless options, including both physical (YubiKeys, smart cards, PIV cards, USB keys, etc.) and platform (virtual smart cards).
Powerful Self-Service Capabilities:Axiad AirLock, which provides help desk automation by eliminating temporary passwords, provides self-service credential enrollment, and Axiad MyCircle provides self-service account recovery within a trusted circle of colleagues rather than waiting for the help desk to respond – both of which help to increase operational efficiencies for frontline workers and reduce IT costs.
Ready Implementation:The package's architecture is made to operate in air gapped environments and to seamlessly interoperate with existing authentication and infrastructure investments without requiring upgrades. This package fully leverages and extends the life of Microsoft authentication (e.g., Microsoft Active Directory) and infrastructure (e.g., Microsoft Windows Server) investments.
"Axiad's integration with Microsoft empowers critical infrastructure, government and defense industrial base to easily upgrade their existing Microsoft on-premises infrastructure to become passwordless," said Ehud Itshaki, principal product manager at Microsoft. "With phishing-resistant, passwordless authentication, they can enhance their security posture and comply with the recent EO mandating phishing-resistant MFA – all while getting more out of their existing Microsoft authentication and infrastructure investments."
Axiad delivers organization-wide passwordless orchestration to secure people, machines, and interactions for enterprise and public sector organizations that must optimize their cybersecurity posture while navigating underlying IT complexity. The company's flagship product, Axiad Cloud, is a comprehensive, secure and integrated authentication platform that allows customers to move to a passwordless future without the friction and risk of fragmented solutions. Axiad supports the widest range of credentials in the industry including FIDO, mobile MFA, Windows Hello for Business, YubiKeys, smart cards, TPM and biometrics, and is trusted by public sector organizations and Fortune 500 companies across aerospace & defense, financial services, insurance, healthcare, oil & energy and more.
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Emerging Technology, Infrastructure, Cybersecurity
Globenewswire | July 27, 2023
ATP Gov, a leading provider of information technology solutions for the federal government, alongside Telos Corporation (NASDAQ: TLS), a leading provider of cyber, cloud and enterprise security solutions for the world’s most security-conscious organizations, celebrate a new delivery order with the U.S. Air Force to provide global satellite communications solutions across austere environments.
Together, ATP Gov and Telos will deliver the Airbus Ranger Terminal — a compact, scalable small SATCOM Terminal solution that meets the stringent air transport size restrictions and provides critical reach back services for U.S. Air Force expeditionary forces in terms of capabilities, compatibility with other SATCOM Terminal components, standardized SATCOM operations and maintenance training, and sustainability.
“It's an honor to help deliver such critical functionalities to the U.S. Air Force,” said Marianne Samborski, president of ATP Gov. “Their mission is our mission, and we are committed to using our team’s extensive technical expertise to help them achieve it.”
Working collaboratively, ATP Gov provides holistic program management support as the prime contractor, while Telos leads cybersecurity efforts to secure the system and provides expertise to develop technical orders.
“We’re pleased to team with ATP Gov to arm the U.S. Air Force with the technical expertise and security solutions it needs for the success of its satellite communications program,” said John B. Wood, chairman and CEO, Telos.
Telos has been providing solutions to various offices within the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) for over a decade, and more specifically to the AFLCMC Theater Deployable Communications (TDC) Program Management Office (PMO) for the last three years. Telos’ recent TDC PMO deliveries include the TDC Black Core Architecture and TDC Network Control Center – Deployed (NCC-D) Flex Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) programs.
About Telos Corporation
Telos empowers and protects the world’s most security-conscious organizations with solutions for continuous security assurance of individuals, systems, and information. Telos’ offerings include cybersecurity solutions for IT risk management and information security; cloud security solutions to protect cloud-based assets and enable continuous compliance with industry and government security standards; and enterprise security solutions for identity and access management, secure mobility, organizational messaging, and network management and defense. The company serves commercial enterprises, regulated industries and government customers around the world.