Attestiv and Carahsoft Partner to Bring Media Authentication Platform to the Public Sector

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Innovative Media Validation Solutions Now Available Through Carahsoft NASA SEWP V, NCPA, NASPO ValuePoint and OMNIA Partners Contracts

NATICK, MA and RESTON, VA — October 8, 2020 — Attestiv, a tamper-proof media validation platform and product provider, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, today announced a partnership. Under the agreement, Carahsoft will make Attestiv’s industry-leading authentication and detection solutions available to the public sector through Carahsoft’s NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V, National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint, National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA) and OMNIA Partners contracts and through the company’s reseller partners. 

“By partnering with Carahsoft to bring our revolutionary technology to government agencies, we aim to increase protection of critical data” said Mark Morley, COO of Attestiv. “Attestiv’s automated workflows for media capture enable digital transformation of processes while allowing any stakeholder in an organization to validate the integrity of photos and videos.”

Leveraging blockchain and AI technologies, Attestiv’s media validation platform tracks whether media files have been altered and outlines any changes that have occurred for review by an administrator. Attestiv’s platform enables government agencies to easily authenticate important photos, videos and documents that are used in decision-making processes and allows for a higher level of trust within existing systems, facilitating more efficient and cost-effective processes. In addition, Attestiv provides customizable workflows for image and video capture to streamline data acquisition and ensure the integrity of files from the moment they are imported.

“We are excited to make Attestiv’s groundbreaking media authentication solutions available to the public sector,” said Phillip Carroll, Manager supporting the Attestiv team at Carahsoft. “The platform helps improve government decision makers’ confidence in the integrity of data and provides greater visibility into file histories to help IT teams identify potential fraud and insider threats. We look forward to working with Attestiv and our reseller partners to secure the collection, storage and transfer of media files within public sector agencies.”   

Attestiv’s media validation and capture solutions are available through Carahsoft’s SEWP V contracts NNG15SC03B and NNG15SC27B and NASPO ValuePoint, NCPA and OMNIA Partners cooperative purchasing contracts. For more information, contact the Attestiv team at Carahsoft at (703) 673-3506 or Attestiv@carahsoft.com.

About Carahsoft
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®. As a top-performing GSA Schedule and SEWP contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the Master Government Aggregator® for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company’s dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver Attestiv, VMware, AWS, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, Veritas, McAfee, Dell, Adobe, F5 Networks, Google Cloud, ServiceNow, Open Source, Micro Focus Government Solutions, SAP, Salesforce, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer and is listed annually among the industry’s fastest growing and largest firms by CRN, Inc., Forbes, Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and Bloomberg Government. Visit us at www.carahsoft.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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Nicos Vekiarides

Nicos Vekiarides

Nicos Vekiarides is the Chief Executive Officer & co-founder of Attestiv. He has spent the past 20+ years in enterprise IT and cloud, as a CEO & entrepreneur, bringing innovative new technologies to market. His previous startup, TwinStrata, an innovative cloud storage company where he pioneered cloud-integrated storage for the enterprise, was acquired by EMC in 2014. Before that, he brought to market the industry’s first storage virtualization appliance for StorageApps, a company later acquired by HP.

Nicos holds 6 technology patents in storage, networking and cloud technology and has published numerous articles on new technologies. Nicos is a partner at Mentors Fund, an early-stage venture fund, a mentor at Founder Institute Boston, where he coaches first-time entrepreneurs, and an advisor to several companies. Nicos holds degrees from MIT and Carnegie Mellon University.

Mark Morley

Mark Morley

Mark Morley is the Chief Operating Officer of Attestiv.

He received his formative Data Integrity training at Deloitte. Served as the CFO of Iomega (NYSE), the international manufacturer of Zip storage devices, at the time,  the second fastest-growing public company in the U.S.. He served as the CFO of Encore Computer (NASDAQ) as it grew from Revenue of $2 million to over $200 million. During “Desert Storm”, Mark was required to hold the highest U.S. and NATO clearances.

Mark authored a seminal article on Data Integrity, that was published in the online Wall Street Journal. Additionally, he served as EVP, General Counsel and CFO at Digital Guardian, a high-growth cybersecurity company.

Earlier in his career, he worked at an independent insurance agency, Amica Mutual Insurance Company as a claims representative, and later, was the CEO of the Bermuda captive insurance subsidiary of a NYSE company. Also, he was the president of WorldPath Health, an international healthcare company.