October 11, 2018
Taming the Ever-Expanding Network premium
Federal IT pros understand the challenge agencies face in trying to manage an ever-growing, increasingly complex network environment. While federal IT networks are becoming more distributed—with more devices being added all the time—the demand for security and availability is increasing as well. Yes, at some point new technologies may make networking easier and more secure; […]
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October 8, 2018
Federal Government Data Maturity Model: Drive Your Agency’s 2019 Data Strategy and Roadmap premium
Form follows function – and so should your organization’s data! Form follows function is a principle associated with 20th-century modernist architecture and industrial design which says that the shape of a building or object should primarily relate to its intended function or purpose.  Similarly, management gurus opine about successful companies’ relationships between organizational structure, mission functions, and business […]
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sherry.bennett@dlt.com'
October 3, 2018
DLT’s Don Maclean on Today’s Cyber Challenges premium
This month, Symantec caught up with Don Maclean, Chief Cyber Security Technologist, DLT, to get his thoughts on today’s top cyber challenges. You can hear more from Don at the Symantec Government Symposium on Oct. 30, as he shares his perspective on the “Aligning Cyber Priorities and Modernization Policies” panel. 1. Agencies are dealing with […]
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Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
September 27, 2018
As Government Cloud Adoption Reaches Inflection Point, Cyber Teams Must Prepare premium
Cloud adoption among government agencies is reaching an inflection point. Driven by the cloud’s cost-efficiencies and ability to offer an improved citizen experience, faster delivery of mission capabilities, agile development, and scale applications up and down, much of the initial reticence about cloud models is dissipating. FedRAMP has played a big part in accelerating cloud […]
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Government Writer
September 27, 2018
DLT’s Don Maclean Takes an In-Depth Look at CDM premium
To improve the federal government’s cybersecurity posture, the Department of Homeland Security created the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program.  On September 6, the House of Representatives voted to codify CDM, and barely two weeks later, the White House’s National Cyber Strategy assigned to DHS still more authority over cybersecurity in the United States.  What’s […]
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Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
September 27, 2018
4 Ways our Elections are Under Threat (And What We Can Do About It) premium
Fear of digital sabotage of the mid-term elections has become the biggest cybersecurity talking point of 2018. With the latest election security bill stalled in Congress and suspicions that Russia (and possibly others) are still seeking to sow divisions among the U.S. electorate, voters and political organizations are right to be worried. Ironically, the month […]
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Government Writer
September 27, 2018
DLT Expands Industry-Leading Cybersecurity Portfolio to Help Government Remain Secure premium
2018 marks the 15th year of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a government/industry effort – observed every October – that works to ensure every American has the resources they need to “be safer and more secure online” and educating everyone about the roles they play in helping to safeguard the internet. While many of the […]
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melissa.perez@dlt.com'
September 24, 2018
FFYE: 5 Ways Federal Agencies Can Plan Now for Next Year’s Busy Buying Season premium
With Federal Fiscal Year End rapidly approaching, government buyers can breathe a sigh of relief that the spending frenzy is almost over. But, you’re probably reading stories and anecdotes in the media about examples of wasteful spending that occurred during the last few weeks of the fiscal year as agencies rushed to spend their “use […]
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During FFYE, Good Requirements Help Both Government and Industry premium
The old business adage runs, “Nothing happens until somebody sells something.” To which you might add this corollary: nothing good happens in the absence of strong requirements. It’s generally incumbent on the government to write requirements on which contractors bid. The reality is far more complicated. Fairly simple requirements for standard, commercial products give way […]
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brian.strosser@dlt.com'
September 14, 2018
Preparing the Network for the Impact of Digital Twins premium
Digital twins may sound like the stuff of science fiction. Yet, digital twin technology is one of the top 10 strategic technology trends for 2018, according to research firm Gartner, Inc. Gartner® recently announced 48% of surveyed organizations working with the Internet of Things (IoT) say they are already using, or plan to use, digital […]
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