Whitepaper List

Embracing Zero Trust: A Guide for Agencies to Address the Cybersecurity Executive Order

Embark on the Zero Trust Path for Government The Cybersecurity Executive Order has agencies committed to taking a more proactive stance against the rapidly intensifying surge of phishing and ransomware attacks against our nation.

Automated Solutions Help Meet Demands

Optimize costs while modernizing your IT infrastructure. Unifying management, compute, and storage speeds modernization plans and answers pandemic demands. In adapting to the constraints of the pandemic, agencies were forced to accelerate their plans for modernization. This adjustment also emphasized the importance of having a modern, scalable, and secure infrastructure that wouldn't place additional strain on budgets or employees.

Learn How to Combat Fragmented Constituent Service

In this on-demand webinar, you’ll hear from state and local government leaders from the City of Saint Paul, the City of Portland, and Calvert County. They’ll share key learnings and best practices for IT modernization, no matter where you sit on the digital transformation spectrum.

Endpoint to Cloud Security: 5 Best Practices for Achieving Zero Trust in a Changing Threat Landscape

Cybersecurity risk has expanded across every reach of state and local government due to major shifts in hybrid remote work environments. Lookout has developed a guide that addresses unique challenges within various State and Local Government verticals, and offers strategies for effectively mitigating emerging threats with a comprehensive set of Zero Trust framework capabilities, on a single platform, including Mobile Endpoint Security, Threat Intelligence and modern SASE strategies such as CASB, ZTNA

The U.S. Government Threat Report: Teleworkers Exposed to Heightened Mobile Risk

Mobile devices have unlocked previously untapped potential for your organization, enabling your employees to work however and from wherever they’re the most productive.

Modernizing Government Cybersecurity with Zero Trust

Lookout CEO, Jim Dolce delivered a keynote address at the recent CyberTalks conference. In a time of disruption and uncertainty, cyberattacks have been on the rise and an Executive Order was issued requiring agencies to have a plan for Zero Trust. Learn how agencies can get started on this journey, securing apps, data and resources, regardless of where they reside. This on-demand video recap provides guidance on how to stay ahead of the complex threat landscape posed by nation states and other adversaries. Learn more about the commitment Lookout has made to keeping federal, state and local agencies secure through our platform, providing enhanced coverage from endpoint to cloud.

Reimagining the Public Sector Workforce: Strategic Priorities and Drivers in Government

As organizations adjust to remote and hybrid work models, the role of human resources (HR) is changing. HR functions are evolving beyond training, onboarding, and compliance enforcement as HR shifts to becoming a strategic partner in workplace innovation and adaptation. This evolution is taking place across industries and sectors. In this whitepaper, we’ll examine the changes facing government agencies.

Public Sector IT Modernization: Creating Agility and Resilience for a Changing Digital World

IT modernization has emerged as a top priority at federal, state, and local governments amid the disruption of COVID-19 and ongoing cybersecurity threats. Cloud-native integration plays a pivotal role in modernizing IT for digital service delivery and building resilience to withstand disruption.

Data Unlocks Solutions for Safer Communities

Download this eBook to learn now law enforcement is protecting constituents and reducing crime through data driven decision making.

Bring Secure, Frictionless Customer Experiences to Government Faster with Modern CIAM

The Public Sector’s Path to Modern Customer Identity and Access Management

CDO Technologies

Tasked with advancing the privacy of 5 million U.S. Air Force users, CDO Technologies relies on Okta to raise the organization’s security position


Now with a U.S. Department of Defense Impact Level 4 Provisional Authorization, Okta offers modern cloud-based access management to support today’s dynamic mission, veteran and dependent needs.

Case Study: University of Notre Dame

As the university’s legacy technology expanded, operational efficiency and vulnerability to data breaches became time consuming challenges. Identity and access management (IAM) was evolving faster than the resources required to oversee it properly, and security and user experience had become a balancing act. Notre Dame needed to modernize and automate IT workflows so it could provide campus users with a secure, seamless experience.

FICAM: Securing Identities, Credentials, and Access in Federal Government Agencies

This whitepaper explores what OMB 19-17 means for agencies. Plus, it discusses how an Okta and Amazon Web Services (AWS) partnership can help you to comply with FICAM requirements and perform at full potential.


CMS transforms the American healthcare system. Okta secures and streamlines identity.

Leveraging Okta’s Identity Cloud as the first line of defense against fraud, waste and abuse

As more government organizations move their citizen services to mobile and cloud-based platforms, ensuring the validity of those benefits claims is more important than ever. Many are adopting an identity centric security model as a framework for prevention of risk and fraud.

Oakland County Improves Service and Decreases Costs with Okta

Oakland County, Michigan, is one of the largest counties in the United States and according to the Center for Digital Government, it’s also one of the most technologically advanced. To get there, the county needed to re-architect an infrastructure made up of fractured, on-premises and cloud systems so that it could efficiently manage access

How to Achieve Frictionless Identity Management in Government Healthcare

The healthcare industry is undergoing a substantial shift toward a quality-focused care model. While the transition from fee-for-service care to value-based care has been under way for some years, provider organizations are still grappling with implementing systems and processes to support this new model of healthcare.

Okta Brings Zero Trust Identity and Access to Defense Department Networks

Department of Defense organizations understand that secure identity and access management (IAM) will grow more critical as the military transitions into a more modern information enterprise.

Okta for Education

Okta helps educational institutions around the world run more efficiently and improve the student, staff experience.

Streamlining AWS SSO and Command Line Interface (C:I) Access with the Okta Identity Cloud

AWS and Okta are both market leaders in their respective industries of public cloud infrastructure and identity and access management. And it’s no surprise that a vast number of organizations leverage Okta for single sign-on to secure access to AWS resources. But for organizations that manage sophisticated AWS deployments involving multiple accounts and permission sets around who can access what, this can become extremely time consuming to manage at scale.

Okta for Government

The Identity Standard for IT Modernization. Deliver Better, More Secure Workforce and Citizen Experiences.

The 3 Tenets of Enabling a Remote Government Workforce

As agencies begin to support a more permanent remote future, it’s critical that they build security in every step of the way – starting with access and identity.

Reduce risk and cyber insurance premiums with Okta

Organizations are moving towards digital transformation, leveraging software and hosting data across multiple environments and vendors. To mitigate security risks associated with the expanded threat surface, many companies adopt cyber insurance policies that provide technical, PR, incident response, financial, and recovery support in case of security exploitation. The recent rise in ransomware and data breaches impacted many cyber insurance carriers, increasing the number of insurance claims versus premiums earned (insurance loss ratio). As a response, insurance providers updated their policies with more stringent underwriting requirements, especially related to identity and access management and infrastructure access control.

Modernization with Cloud: Sharing the Security Challenge

As remote work continues, state and local government must secure larger attack surfaces with stretched budgets and a rising ransomware threat. To understand how state and local IT professionals are responding, download this informative infographic.

How to Prevent and Respond to Ransomware Attacks

This year, experts estimate that there will be a ransomware attack against businesses every 11 seconds. Learn how you can protect your organization and what to do in the event of a successful attack.

Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity

In the wake of recent attacks on U.S. agencies like Sunburst, newer critical infrastructure attacks like Colonial Pipeline attack, and recent data showing that similar attacks are growing in frequency, learning from these incidents and setting a new course for national cybersecurity is critically important.

Tableau Advances the Era of Smart Analytics

The next breakthroughs in business intelligence (BI) and analytics will see machine learning and artificial intelligence used to improve data access and data quality, uncover previously hidden insights, suggest analyses, deliver predictive analytics, and suggest actions. Download this white paper to get an inside look at these capabilities and how they will benefit customers in the future.

Putting Data to Work for the Public Sector

Learn how Tableau empowers public sector employees and management to see and understand mission-critical data when it is needed most.

Modern Vaccine Management: What Leaders Need to Know

Download this whitepaper now to learn more about: addressing vaccination challenges at scale, the increasing focus on vaccine equity, what modern vaccination management looks like, and real world solutions in use today.

Citizens & Government: Strengthening the Relationship with Data

Download this whitepaper now to learn how nine federal, state and local government entities are leveraging and visualizing data to support their COVID-19 response, building a data culture to promote data-driven decision making at every level of the organization, and improving operational efficiency to improve the citizen experience.

How Government Agencies Can Use Data to Manage Through a Crisis

While some agencies had experience with natural disasters and even public health crises such as Ebola and H1N1, few could envision the information storm that struck with the COVID-19 pandemic. However, when managing, analyzing, and sharing volumes of quickly-changing data in the middle of a crisis seemed impossible, advanced analytics and data visualization models used by agencies across the country served as a critical aid to help communities stabilize and re-open.

How to create better constituent and employee experiences

Is your agency taking full advantage of opportunities in the "new normal" to improve public and customer engagement? Audit your engagement strategies with this Zendesk eBook.

The Global Trust Imperative

Governments everywhere are facing a trust deficit among the constituents they serve. Recent research, by BCG and Salesforce, explores the accessibility of government services and how agencies can improve digital service delivery to meet the needs of the customer.

Achieve more for less with Microsoft Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Microsoft Azure Red Hat® OpenShift® gives you a complete containerized environment based on production-grade components. This managed solution can help you reduce costs, increase operational efficiency, and free your staff to innovate. Read this brief to see how you can do more for less with Azure Red Hat OpenShift.

Getting started with Azure Red Hat OpenShift

Bolster application building and deployment capabilities by using Azure and Red Hat® OpenShift® for full-service deployment of fully managed OpenShift clusters. In this guide, we will walk you through the ins and outs of using Azure’s development tools on the OpenShift platform. Once you have a solid understanding of the basic OpenShift concepts, a hands-on guide will teach you everything from how to set up your first cluster, to management, to deploying data services, all powered by Azure.

Provision BIG-IP on Microsoft Azure Red Hat OpenShift

BIG-IP virtual editions (VE) for Microsoft Azure integrated with Microsoft Azure Red Hat® OpenShift® lets you take advantage of the elasticity of the public cloud while continuing to manage and better secure critical applications as you would when they’re hosted on-premise. Whether you want to move your applications entirely to Azure cloud, use a hybrid private-public cloud network, or deploy a multicloud architecture, BIG-IP VEs for Microsoft Azure can help optimize performance.

9 Reasons to Trust Red Hat OpenShift and Microsoft Azure

With a jointly engineered and supported solution, Red Hat and Microsoft accelerate time to value and create a unified approach to development.

GCN Market Insights: Securing the Cloud - State & Local IT Eager to Address Rising Cyber Concerns

Across state and local governments, the pandemic-inspired rush to telework had raised the bar on cyber security concerns. Learn more about the findings from our recent survey.

Get to Know Cloud Content Management for Government Agencies

In this eBook, see how managing your content in the cloud lets you automate critical workflows and secure data across teams inside and outside your perimeter.

Powering Your Organization with a Best-of-Breed Productivity Stack

Download our eBook, Powering Your Organization with a Best-of-Breed Productivity Stack. You’ll learn how to get your teams moving and your files secured with best-of-breed technologies that connect all of your tools, all in one place.

How to Secure Your Content in the Cloud with Box

How to Secure Your Content in the Cloud with Box is a great overview of our approach to security, governance, and compliance — and how it's woven into our DNA. Download the eBook, and learn how to secure your most valuable content.

How to Modernize State and Local Governments in the Cloud

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the inefficiencies of legacy processes and systems. For some government agencies, the impact will be felt for years, especially as tax revenue shrinks and IT budgets are scrutinized. Now is the time for IT leaders to embrace modernization in the cloud.

The Ten Riskiest AWS Misconfigurations

This white paper delves into the most riskiest configurations and guides teams to help them pinpoint the potential risks in their own environments. The importance of auto-remediation and select examples on best practices for implementing is also covered.

Federal Agency Boosts Scalability with Unified Enterprise Visibility

To be able to successfully scale, IT teams need to understand the impacts of change. To deploy new services, whether it be on premise or via cloud service providers, IT teams need visibility on the effects of change to properly scale components of their services. As federal IT teams know, scaling IT infrastructure can be a huge challenge, be it the proliferation of new data centers, networks, servers, and applications. Download this use case to learn how an independent federal agency successfully scales its IT services by leveraging Riverbed’s SteelCentral Network Performance Monitoring (NPM) solutions with support from RavenTek.

2021 Crypto Crime Report

2020 was an incredible year for cryptocurrency. Despite the devastation wrought by the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, Bitcoin shattered its previous price records, largely driven by the increased demand from institutional investors that many in the cryptocurrency community have long speculated would drive the asset to new heights. However, cryptocurrency remains appealing for criminals, primarily due to its pseudonymous nature and the ease with which it allows users to instantly send funds anywhere in the world, despite its transparent and traceable design. The Chainalysis 2021 Crypto Crime Report has everything you need to understand the latest trends.

Federal Resiliency, Accelerated

Download this whitepaper to learn ways you can help to create a post-pandemic resilient government within your organization.

SharePoint Migration Planning Guide

Migration projects are inherently complex and risky. The most important factor in success? Thorough planning. This white paper explains the steps involved in planning a SharePoint migration, including best practices and proven solutions for reducing risk and driving platform adoption and ROI.

Preparing for Attacks that Seek Total Annihilation

Defending your IT infrastructure against attack has never been a simple task. But things have taken a decidedly ugly turn of late: More and more attacks are simply seeking the total annihilation of your infrastructure. Any organization can be a target - or simply collateral damage from an attack targeting someone else. Read this informative technical brief to learn more.