May 22, 2017
What’s New in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 premium
Just installed Civil 3D 2017? Maybe just downloaded Civil 3D 2017 v1? Well never fear….2018 is here!! That was somewhat sarcastic, but I do some see much needed improvements to AutoCAD 2018 and its vertical products such as Civil 3D. You saw throughout the year with most Autodesk products that you get more periodic updates. Civil 3D 2017 v1 […]
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Shawn.Herring@prosoft.com'
ProSoft
May 18, 2017
How to Protect Your Agency Against WannaCry-Style Ransomware Attacks premium
As the worldwide fallout of the WannaCry ransomware virus continues and the blame game starts, the worldwide attack underscores the need for basic security hygiene, updating of operating systems, and regular patching writes DLT Chief Cybersecurity Technologist, Don Maclean. Unpatched software is one of the most significant vulnerabilities in the enterprise. Even though Microsoft released […]
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Government Tech Writer
May 16, 2017
[Webinar] Army Chief Discusses How Agencies Can Lay Foundations for Next Gen Data Center premium
Hybrid clouds are increasingly seen by government agencies as a comfortable solution to both their desire and mandates to move to the cloud. Highly sensitive data can be stored on-premises in a private cloud – using their existing infrastructure – while lower risk data and non-sensitive computing workloads can be placed in the public cloud […]
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Dana Suarez
Information Architect
May 15, 2017
What You Need To Know About The WannaCry Ransomware Virus premium
On May 12 a ransomware virus, WannaCry, was released on the Internet and rapidly spread to hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Windows based computers in over 150 countries.  The malware encrypts critical files on a computer, such as Excel, Word, and other important files, and seeks out backup copies for encryption as well.  Once it […]
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Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
May 15, 2017
Cyber EO: Positive Provisions, Unfortunate Omissions and Excessive Reporting premium
The White House has recently issued an Executive Order, “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.”  The Order is broad in scope, and features positive provisions, some unfortunate omissions and a seemingly excessive set of reporting requirements.  Let’s take a look. The Order begins by asserting that cybersecurity is an enterprise belonging to […]
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Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
May 11, 2017
6 Practical Tips for Protecting your Agency Against 2017’s Top Threats premium
Data breach statistics are staggering. Through the end of March 2017, there have already been over 300 major breaches and over nine million records stolen. It’s a challenging problem and one that doesn’t come with a lot of solutions. Part of the problem is understanding what the patterns are. Today’s attacks have several stages from […]
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Government Writer
May 9, 2017
What’s New in Autodesk InfraWorks 360 and Civil 3D 2018 premium
Autodesk InfraWorks 360 and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 are here! For infrastructure and transportation civil engineers and designers, the new releases incorporate feedback from users and stress better economics, practicality, resiliency and attractiveness in the conception, design and construction of road, highway, bridge, land, and other infrastructure projects. If you’re already a user on a […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
May 5, 2017
U.S. Government Moves Deeper into Cloud, But Hybrid IT Brings Challenges premium
U.S. public sector organizations are moving further into the cloud. That’s according to a new study from DLT partner, SolarWinds. In fact, 96% of public IT practitioners, managers, and directors report that they have migrated critical applications and infrastructure over the past year. Yet, despite the cost efficiencies of the cloud, hybrid IT is increasing […]
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May 2, 2017
What is Privilege Management and Where Do You Start? premium
What does privilege have to do with your agency’s security controls? The fact is that most data breaches start with privilege abuse. Think Edward Snowden. In the wake of his leaks, the NSA pledged to reduce system administrator privileges by 90%. Then there are outsiders. Most recent federal data breaches originate from attackers who exploited […]
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Government Tech Writer
May 1, 2017
How to Achieve NIST Compliance in the Cloud – On-Demand Webinar premium
In our recent webinar, three industry experts dissected the recently revised primary standard for security controls for federal information systems, NIST 800-53 revision 4. As more agencies in the public sector and their partners move to the cloud, security remains a top concern. Thought leaders from DLT, AWS and Evident.io exchanged perspectives on what NIST 800-53 […]
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Government Tech Writer