tag >> dod
December 7th, 2016
ERM compliance goals are a huge cultural and technological shift for organizations; so how are agencies approaching OMB A-123, RIO and other risk management protocols?
October 12th, 2016
The insider threat is one of the most powerful attack vectors compromising government information today. Recent reports suggest that 59% of employees steal proprietary data when they quit or are fired; this statistic is especially critical for government agencies to address especially given cases like Edward Snowden and Aaron Alexis.
October 11th, 2016
Agencies across government must innovate to stay ahead of the technology and IT service curves. However, innovating, automating, and becoming agile are often difficult because many agencies have large numbers of mission-critical hardware and servers that run in heterogeneous environments. To counter these monolithic systems, many IT organizations have embraced virtualization, often times using VMware’s virtual appliances to deploy services.
August 10th, 2016
Is the IT industry, in conjunction with the Department of Defense, really doing all it can do to better support the warfighter? Are technology leaders and DoD IT officers really helping soldiers on the battlefield “be all that they can be” with the latest roll-outs of technological innovations? These questions were key topics discussed at DoDIIS 2016, an event sponsored by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), held last week in Atlanta, GA. This major government conference opened up with remarks by LTG Vincent R. Stewart, Director of DIA, and was hosted by Ms. Janice Glover-Jones, DIA's Chief Information Officer (CIO).
July 27th, 2016
Malicious hackers can access networks and critical data through stolen credentials and then easily move from workload to workload, taking the data most valuable to them. The time has long passed where firewalls were strong enough; organizations should now be concerning themselves protecting the workloads inside the network perimeter.
July 19th, 2016
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SPAWAR) develops, delivers, and maintains communications and information access capabilities for warfighters, keeping them connected at all times across the globe. In addition to their communication tasks, SPAWAR also acts as the research and application engineering department for the Navy. In a commercial market, the faster an application can be developed and tested, the faster it can get to market and start making a profit for the company. For SPAWARSYSCEN Pacific, the Systems Center of SPAWAR, getting applications to the warfighters faster is about far more than driving a profit – it’s about saving lives.
February 26th, 2016
Situational awareness can be defined simply as awareness of what’s going on around you. For individuals, this means understanding your immediate surroundings and seeing who is there, where the nearest exit is, how far is the next intersection, and other direct geographical components. For those involved in national security, situational awareness is decidedly more complex. Situational Awareness in the DoD encompasses the knowledge and understanding of what is happening on networks, the cyber security systems in place that defend them, and what is happening with forces deployed world-wide.
- Boundless, Department of Defense, DoD, Gridless Power, Oblong, Resilient, SafeNet, Situational Awareness, Vidcie
February 3rd, 2016
Autodesk is changing the way we see the world of 3D design and engineering in exciting and innovative ways. The company has expanded its simulation and training offering to create clear, realistic, and intricate workflows that offer quick integration of CAD data. Autodesk software now includes integrated real-time engines that simulate elements and environments.
November 4th, 2015
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 AUSA Annual Meeting & Expo in Washington, DC. As always, it’s exciting to see the cutting edge technologies at shows like this. AUSA 2015 offered a unique balance of technology, community networking, and informative sessions on current military trends and partnerships; there were over 35,000 attendees and more than 600 displays occupying five halls at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for one of the largest military events of the year.