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    NIST’s cybersecurity framework is changing -- what you should know

    Although the framework sets up a solid foundation for cybersecurity, it is just a starting point, not the end of the road.

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    7 essentials for a top-performing IT help desk

    In today’s increasingly complex IT environments, an efficient help desk must provide exceptional service to help agencies deliver on their missions.

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    How to help agile teams avoid fatigue and burnout

    The increased pressure on teams to perform at a fast clip can make them ripe for fatigue much sooner than traditional waterfall teams.

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    It’s time to repeal and replace network access control

    Software-defined perimeter technology offers a more secure, efficient and cost-effective solution for enterprise network security.

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    Microservices: The future of government IT

    By bringing efficiency to creating and maintaining digital services, microservices can help agencies delivery new functionality faster.

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    5 fixes for grants management

    In today’s uncertain political and budgetary climate, grants managers must improve transparency, streamline processes and leverage data-driven efficiencies.

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    How mobile, big data and citizen engagement help Iowa manage winter emergencies

    By combining location data with information from sensors installed on maintenance vehicles, Iowa can provide web-accessible analytics and applications to help travelers, businesses and state agencies make better decisions.

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    7 reasons why cloud-based security makes sense

    Moving the point of mitigation from the data center to the cloud platform offloads the responsibility from an agency’s IT staff to that of the cloud provider and offers several other advantages.

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    Section 508 refresh seeks digital access to all

    With the variety of online content platforms expanding every day, agencies must keep accessibility services up to date.

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    Cyber nationalism and the new world order

    More transparency, better law enforcement and a more robust engagement among the cyber superpowers can mitigate against the worst cybersecurity risks and reduce the influence of catalytic actors.

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    The risky ROI on municipal broadband