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  • DoD hires Verizon under Networx

    The Defense Department has chosen Verizon to provide both voice and data services under the Networx telecommunications contract. DoD ran two separate competitions that were worth a combined $1.1 billion and Verizon won both, the…

  • Labor picks Verizon under Networx

    The Labor Department awarded Verizon to provide wide area network services under the Networx telecommunications contract. The agency confirmed that the nine-year contract would be worth $63 million. Verizon also provided Labor services under the…

  • State award under Networx protested

    A second award under the Networx contract has been withdrawn because of protest. The State Department awarded a contract to AT&T, but Qwest protested the award to the Government Accountability Office. A State spokesman says…

  • GSA awards Internet security contract to Verizon

    By Dorothy Ramienski Internet Editor FederalNewsRadio The General Services Administration awarded an additional Internet security contract modification today to Verizon Business Services. Verizon got the award as a contract modification on GSA’s Networx Universal telecommunications…

  • GAO applauds DHS critical infrastructure protection plan

    Some ex-employees turn to cybercrime

  • GSA opens up possibility of FTS2001 extension

    Vendors pessimistic that agencies can transition all services to Networx by June 2011. GSA says it will decide a few months before the contract ends whether to extend the current telecommunications contract.

  • GSA, DHS approve first governmentwide cyber provider

    AT&T receives an authority to operate its cybersecurity services under the Networx telecommunications contract. Agencies now can purchase these services to meet the Trusted Internet Connections requirements.

  • AT&T Approved Under Networxx

    The General Services Administration and Homeland Security Department have approved the first government-wide provider of cybersecurity services under the Networx telecommunications contract.

    AT&T has received authority to operate its Managed Trusted IP Services (or MTIPS) program, a move that took almost a year to approve.

    Qwest, Sprint and Verizon also received awards to be MTIPS providers, but have not received the authority to operate on a governmentwide basis.

  • Agencies moving slowly to TICs

    Most mid- and small agencies missed the June 1 deadline to choose the Networx carrier to implement Managed Trusted IP Services. Some say part of the reason for the missed mandate is because GSA and DHS have approved only one MTIPS provider so far. OMB still wants agencies to have all traffic going through a TIC access point by Jan. 31.

  • Stolen credentials most common way cyber criminals gain access

    Learn more in today’s cybersecurity update.