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December 22nd, 2017
Carahsoft's Steve Jacyna, Director of Sales for the Emerging Cybersecurity Solutions Team, shares his tips for online shopping safety.
July 20th, 2016
The Department of State saved $9 million from just the reduced energy costs when servers were virtualized. With these very real savings virtualization is an obvious move; still, agencies should not rush in and expect immediate returns. The process takes time, effort, and organization-wide support.
July 14th, 2016
When it comes to security, countless people still believe that cloud computing is inherently unsecure; many think that the only way to keep data safe is by using an on-premise server with strong perimeter security. However, data stored in the cloud can be safer than on-premise data; storage just has to be done correctly.
June 23rd, 2016
The security of armed services agencies’ IT infrastructure is at risk. Faced with increasingly complex digital threats, defense organizations must manage and harden the growing expanse of their IT infrastructures to ensure the safety of classified information and operations support systems. It’s clear that defense organizations face a critical challenge in managing the balance between access and security.
June 15th, 2016
The modernization of the federal government’s IT and security systems is a crucial step for both the protection against cyber-attacks and provision of services that better suits current executive demands. In a recent article from Federal News Radio, Vice President of Federal Operations at Vormetric, Wayne Lewandowski, discussed the proposed 35% increase in federal cybersecurity spending as well as the unveiling of the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP).
May 11th, 2016
At the recent VMware Innovation Summit, government IT leaders discussed the changes and creative postures their organizations are taking in order to boost cybersecurity, meet agility goals, and reach their mission objectives. These executives are taking new approaches to IT and embracing risk and its paying off in spades.
May 10th, 2016
Statisticians in West Virginia are completing important work that helps law enforcement agencies better protect our streets and improve national security. With the largest repository of fingerprint data and criminal history, the analysis of this big data is helping to catch criminals and offer enforcement agencies across the country information on the state of crime.
April 13th, 2016
The mission of Treasury underscores its role as an overseer of U.S. economic and financial systems, and with tax day coming up, there will be increased focus on the department, the Internal Revenue Service in particular, and how their IT systems respond to peak usage.
February 29th, 2016
Today’s society is addicted to data; we want information and we want it now. This growing expectation has been especially challenging for the government to meet. From a cultural perspective, agencies have always been measured and cautious in the amount of data they share. From a technology perspective, many agencies simply do not have the right systems in place to enable data sharing and dissemination.