March 27, 2017
As Data Loss Prevention Goes Mainstream, One Vendor Stands Out as a Leader premium
As incidents of government data breaches increase and threat landscapes grow, savvy federal, state and local government agencies should take a look at how data loss prevention technologies can help them discover, monitor, and protect sensitive data across clouds, mobile devices, and on-premise. What is Data Loss Prevention? Data loss prevention (DLP) is a critical […]
Government Writer
March 22, 2017
How Agencies Not Impacted by the Federal Hiring Freeze Can Woo Cybersecurity Talent premium
Fighting hackers is hard enough, but a huge shortage of cyber workers could leave the government exposed. According to numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were more than 209,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. in 2016, although the number could be as high as 350,000. And while the federal government has significantly […]
March 21, 2017
5 Lessons from an Application Security Pro premium
Cyberattacks on the application layer are becoming more commonplace than attacks on servers, according to a survey of IT professionals by DLT partner, Veracode. The problem is that traditional security methods are largely ineffective against these application layer attacks. But despite this increase, it’s important to maintain perspective. A holistic and systemic approach to security […]
Government Tech Writer
March 15, 2017
Breaking Down Migration to Microservice Databases premium
With the growing necessity for companies to digitally transform, a lot of emphasis has been given to the microservices architecture, with its improved scalability and distributed design.  While these facets may apply to some, adopting microservices is equally about the universal DevOps goals of improving lead times and reducing the batch size of releases, ultimately leading […]
Middleware Solutions Architect
March 14, 2017
Taking Technology to the Next Level premium
Advanced Solutions’ Tech Talks are educational webinars offered and hosted exclusively by one of our Autodesk Certified Instructors. Tech Talks cover a wide variety of topics for the architecture, engineering, construction, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries.  These one hour sessions take the technology beyond typical software instruction allowing users to streamline processes with simple enhancements and get […]
Advanced Solutions
March 13, 2017
Facilities Management Implementations Expose Data Gaps premium
The promise of the latest Facilities Management (FM) software is an exciting one of reduced asset and space management costs, increased productivity and a better-managed asset lifecycle.  One downside of implementing new technology is that it increases productivity in one area and exposes or exacerbates bottlenecks or gaps in data or processes in another.  Facilities […]
Repro Products
March 8, 2017
A Government Buyer’s Guide to Flash Storage premium
As costs have declined, all-flash storage has become the de facto enterprise standard for primary storage and the foundation for any cloud – internal, SaaS, or public. For the public sector, flash can address agency modernization efforts (mobile, data analytics and cloud) and help cut costs and reduce power and space requirements, despite growing data […]
March 7, 2017
Understanding and Overcoming the Obstacles to Airport Design premium
If you’re in the business of airport design and engineering, you may want to check out this class from Autodesk University (now available on demand for free). Presented by Creg Dieziger, a senior civil engineer designer with Morrison-Maierle and 28-year veteran in the civil engineering field. Creg shows how several tools from the Autodesk “toolbox […]
Government Writer
March 6, 2017
Opening New Possibilities for Government IT in 2017 premium
For the past few years, the word “open” has been a cornerstone of government IT. Not open in terms of security, of course—that would never do—but open in relation to technology that allows for greater agility and flexibility, as outlined in the Federal Source Code Policy. In 2017, the conversation around openness has expanded to […]
March 2, 2017
The Password is Dead – 6 Best Practices for Multi-Factor Authentication premium
Compromised credentials are a leading cause of security breaches.  According to Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report, 95% of security incidents involved stealing credentials from customer devices, and using them to web applications.  So many stolen credentials are available to hackers, generally on the Dark Web, that passwords are no longer effective. Careless cloud adoption […]
Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist