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  • Online document management (Jirsak/Shutterstock.com)

    How can agencies improve collaboration? The answer might surprise you.

    Online document management helps government employees collaborate by streamlining processes and helping them manage the massive number of documents needed for day-to-day operations.

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    A one-stop shop for out-of-this-world multimedia

    NASA's cloud-based library standardized 50 years of images, videos and audio files to help employees and the public find and download content.

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    7 essential elements to effective key-management policy

    Managing cryptographic keys and the policies that govern them gets even more complex when the cloud is added to the equation.

  • water damaged laptop (mikeledray/Shutterstock.com)

    7 ways to minimize data loss after a storm

    Agencies must ensure their employees know how to deal with to damaged devices to reduce the likelihood of data loss.

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    Information security in government IT: Lessons learned from the financial industry

    Enterprise cloud migration and over-the-cloud PII protection can be less challenging for agencies if they draw from the experiences of early adopters in the financial industry.

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    BlueBorne and wireless risk: Going beyond NIST and standard frameworks

    Wireless security is rampant with undiscovered vulnerabilities and insecure protocols that have been paid scarce little attention despite some having been successfully exploited.

  • cloud as a utility

    Cloud utility models: What federal agencies need to know

    With pay-as-you-go cloud pricing, agencies get access to wider compute, storage and security options and avoid massive up-front costs.

  • Open source and the public sector

    Policies promoting open-source software may make it more difficult for agencies to ensure their code is secure.

  • analytics on employee performance (kentoh/Shutterstock.com)

    How to survive the 'silver tsunami'

    Analyzing and visualizing data on employee performance can help agencies recruit and retain the best employees and ensure seamless succession plans.

  • paths (cybrain/Shutterstock.com)

    A single path to hybrid IT success

    By following a single-path analysis strategy, managers can greatly reduce the challenges associated with managing hybrid IT infrastructures.

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    NYC looks to improve cybersecurity, broadband