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Jackpine Technologies Introduces Blockchain in DevOps

Maynard, MA May 10 – Today Jackpine Technologies Corp. announced the integration of blockchain technology into CONS3RT (www.cons3rt.com), its flagship cloud, security and DevOps orchestration platform. This industry-first integration establishes both full traceability of system integrity and smart contracts for automated decision making. As an orchestrator, CONS3RT takes complex tools and technologies and makes them […]

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HmC User Group Success

Jackpine Technologies sponsored the annual HmC User Group. A great collaboration event for users to discover and learn about new features and capabilities. Highlights Over 100 registeredusers Three conference rooms hosting 23 sessions over the course of the day Five sessions delivered by users; four sessions delivered by program offices Keynote speaker: Dr. Steve Hutchison, […]

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Why blockchain is needed in DevOps

What started as a small security and functional test automation effort, using a small private cloud in the government space, has quietly grown into one of the premier DevSecOps approaches and tool sets available in industry. Jackpine Technologies Corporation quickly realized at the time that having the full environment in place was imperative to effective […]

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Pentagon: Russia, China Able to Launch Catastrophic Cyber Attacks on U.S. Infrastructure for Next 10 Years

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. Defense Science Board calls for new cyber deterrence plan targeting foreign leaders Bill GertzMarch 10, 2017 5:00 am Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command / Getty Images BY: Critical American infrastructure like the electric grid will remain vulnerable to catastrophic cyber attacks from Russia […]

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DOD watchdog lists top 10 challenges for 2017

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. According to a new summary of 21 different unclassified audits and reports, the Department of Defense has deficiencies in seven of eight critical cybersecurity metrics. The cybersecurity summary by the DOD Office of Inspector General, dated Dec. 13, states that despite past warnings, the DOD continues to fall […]

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National Cyber Commission Unveils 6 Imperatives to Secure Digital Economy

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity has released a report that outlines six imperatives to ensure security of the digital economy. The commission said in the report published Thursday that the government and industry should work together to defend and safeguard digital networks and the information infrastructure, as well as […]

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DoD, Army Ramp Up Cybersecurity Measures With New Initiatives

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2016 — Two initiatives were rolled out today to strengthen the cyber security environment in the Defense Department and the Army, DoD officials announced. The first initiative is part of the “Hack the Pentagon” program that debuted last spring, officials said. Called the Vulnerability Disclosure Policy, […]

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Cybercom Commander: Public-Private Partnerships Needed for Cybersecurity

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2016 — The public-private cybersecurity partnership between private companies and U.S. Cyber Command and other federal agencies has been uneven so far despite some fledgling success, but collaboration is critical given growing threats to everyone from cyberspace, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command said here yesterday.  Navy Adm. […]

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All Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Initial Operating Capability

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. FORT MEADE, Md., Oct. 24, 2016 — All 133 of U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force teams achieved initial operating capability as of Oct. 21, Cybercom officials announced today. Reaching the IOC milestone is a testament to the Defense Department’s focus on developing cyber capability and capacity, as […]

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DOD partners with HackerOne and Synack on “Hack the Pentagon” Follow-up Security Initiative

Relevant links are at the bottom of this post. The Department of Defense announced today that it has awarded a contract to HackerOne and Synack to create a new contract vehicle for DOD components and the services to easily launch their own ‘bug bounty’ challenges, similar to Hack the Pentagon, with the ultimate objective  to […]

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