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OpenMake Software, provider of software development management solutions, has named Raymond Kratville vice president of professional services.

A former executive at software configuration management provider Serena, Kratville will be charged with launching new direct consulting, customer support and education services.


The U.S. Air Force Cryptographic Modernization Program has awarded General Dynamics C4 Systems, an integrator of information systems and technology, a $2.2 million task order to study standards for monitoring and controlling National Security Agency-certified cryptographic devices. The study is the first step in a program to create uniform network device encryption across U.S. military and government networks.


PGP and Intel have partnered to deliver data security solutions. PGP's encryption offerings, which include full-disk and local and portable storage encryption, will operate on the new Intel Centrino and Intel vPro processor systems running Microsoft Windows Vista or XP platforms.


Seven security companies have formed the OpenSEA Alliance, whose mission is to create and distribute an open-source 802.1X "supplicant" based on the port-based network access control standard. The alliance, initiated by Enterprise Strategy Group senior analyst Jon Oltsik, includes Symantec, Extreme Networks and TippingPoint.


Cisco and RSA are teaming up to create technology to simplify encryption. The integrated solution, which combines Cisco Storage Media Encryption and RSA Key Manager, will allow customers to manage both encrypted media and their keys, while meeting compliance regulations.


»Network security provider Sourcefire and Insecure.Org have signed a licensing agreement to jointly develop open-source

vulnerability scanning technology based on Insecure.Org's Nmap port-scanning and network discovery software. Insecure.Org will develop the engine, and Sourcefire will develop plug-ins.


Sentrigo, a database security software provider, has secured $3.5 million in venture capital funding from Benchmark Capital. The Woburn, Mass.-based company's software seeks to prevent unauthorized database access by privileged users and external attackers.

Dan Sarel has been appointed vice president of product management.


Verdasys, provider of leak prevention solutions, has named Ryan Sauls as its new vice president of sales. Sauls is charged with creating a global sales force, managing sales operations and forming training programs for the Waltham, Mass.-based company. He formerly worked at Novell where he was responsible for managing and maintaining strategic partnerships. Before that, he founded Knowledge Road, a business process automation firm.




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