Industry Insight

The front lines of government cybersecurity defense

Because employees can be an agency's weakest link or strongest cyber advocate, repeated emphasis on cyber risks and mitigation practices helps build a culture of cybersecurity.

Open-source intelligence: The new frontier of digital investigations

End-to-end open source intelligence solutions that can automatically collect, analyze and structure information in a user-friendly way can help investigators get actionable insights from mountains of online data.

Harnessing data can help cities reduce homelessness

By leaning into digital and focusing on unlocking their data, governments can more easily connect individuals with the resources that keep them from sliding into homelessness.

Choosing the right mobile tech to enhance first responder workflows

Flexible and modular devices can improve responders’ efficiency and situational awareness while future-proofing a municipality’s investments.

To truly improve CX, the government should define its own metrics

The surface-level sentiments found in generic private sector surveys provide the government few helpful insights in assessing how well a service performs.

Why the infrastructure bill alone can’t solve digital connectivity challenges

State and local governments must come together with internet service providers to deliver training and devices to Americans that need access to essential services.

Advancing public safety by protecting critical infrastructure

Integrated and collaborative systems improve situational awareness and help responders quickly detect and contain threats.

Zero-trust architecture demands a new view on data security

State and local government agencies can meet today’s expanded threat landscape with zero trust’s simplified access control enforcement and continuous validation and authentication.

How federal tax incentives would benefit public power utilities

Giving public power utilities access to tax incentives for energy conservation makes those incentives fairer and more effective, ensuring that all utilities can embrace critical energy investments.

It's time for another look at election security – through a technological lens

Using a mobile device to cast a ballot – secretly, securely and verifiably – and having the ability to validate the accuracy of the voting process is certainly possible, and it's time to start taking that possibility more seriously.

Ramping up cloud security with zero trust micro-segmentation

Micro-segmentation helps protect the country’s critical data and infrastructure, supports cloud-enabled innovation and digital transformation and keeps the public sector workforce productive.

Looking to become a tech hub? Level up your local talent in 3 steps

If you want your city to be known as an up-and-coming tech magnet, develop your talent pool so you can attract investment.

4 leading practices for delivering business through the cloud

An effective, well-governed cloud migration will strengthen foundational cloud capabilities and enable agencies to rapidly deliver the service improvements that have the highest impact on mission success.

How NVMe storage powers government analytics

As e-discovery, compliance and analytics burdens multiply, agencies must modernize their storage solutions for maximum efficiency and reliability.

Celebrate the infrastructure bill’s broadband rollout, but mind the phone channel

As the infrastructure bill is implemented, a mixture of both citizen intelligence and broader authentication solutions is needed to secure the phone channel and keep lines of communication open between government and hard-to-reach households.

Using the Sherlock Holmes method for cyber defense

Endpoint and network detection and response solutions will give agencies the evidence they need for solving cybersecurity cases.

Rethinking a ‘lift and shift’ approach to cloud migration

More than half of organizations that performed a lift-and-shift migration overspent because they signed up for more services than they actually needed.