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  • How to prepare your network for the unexpected

    How to prepare your network for the unexpected

    For most agencies, a combination of security products create a formidable defense.

  • How agile is your IT help desk?

    How agile is your IT help desk?

    When the help desk is familiar with agency- and user-specific issues, it can eliminate gaps in communication, reduce response times, cut waste and create value.

  • AI can address cybersecurity personnel shortage

    AI can address cybersecurity personnel shortage

    Because it’s not possible to scale up the cybersecurity talent pool fast enough to address escalating threats, artificial intelligence approaches to cybersecurity automation provide a highly desirable solution.

  • Managing the Windows 10 update tsunami

    Managing the Windows 10 update tsunami

    Windows 10 marks a fundamental shift in the way agencies will manage and deploy system upgrades and cumulative patches.

  • Government software in the cloud, now what?

    Government software in the cloud, now what?

    To make the cloud more secure, IT teams must adopt a proactive, real-time approach to protecting it, taking advantage of agile software development and better monitoring capabilities.

  • Virtualization is transforming government IT, one benefit at a time

    Virtualization is transforming government IT, one benefit at a time

    By virtualizing network functions, IT managers can make their enterprise networks not only easier and more cost effective to manage, but also far more secure.

  • 5 steps to a mobile-first strategy

    5 steps to a mobile-first strategy

    In the ever-changing mobile world, a sound strategy includes the careful selection of projects and technologies that facilitate agility and flexibility.

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  • Putting the NIST Cyber Security Framework to work

    Putting the NIST Cyber Security Framework to work

    Market forces and the fear of liability may ultimately make the voluntary guidelines the de facto standard for public- and private-sector cybersecurity.

  • 5 lessons learned from the FedRAMP process

    5 lessons learned from the FedRAMP process

    Advice for those starting down the long and difficult road toward cloud authorization by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

  • The best cloud partnership: More security, savings and innovation

    The best cloud partnership: More security, savings and innovation

    When the day comes that the federal government can entrust private-sector companies with maintaining its cloud environments, some magical things could happen.

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  • How DHS hopes to harden tech against GPS spoofing (ShutterStock image)

    How DHS hopes to harden tech against GPS spoofing