October 18, 2017
3 Steps for Protecting PII in Government premium
From veterans to tax payers, contractors to military personnel, the U.S. government is one of the world’s largest harbors of personally identifiable information (PII). Year after year of security breaches has done nothing but destroy public trust in the government’s ability to protect PII about citizens, employees, and contractors. Protecting PII is a tricky business. […]
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Government Tech Writer
October 16, 2017
Blockchain to Help Department of State Reorganize premium
Earlier this summer, we wrote about how the Department of Defense is eyeing blockchain technology to improve cybersecurity. Now, Meritalk reveals that the State Department is also seeking the use of blockchain (the technology behind digital currency like Bitcoin) to protect its cyber infrastructure, improve its IT platforms and restructure the agency. Hot on the […]
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Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
October 11, 2017
Threat Hunting and Your SIEM: 10 Reasons Why You Need Both premium
I bet there was a time you loved your security information and event management (SIEM) system. This central location for managing all the security events on your network. But, as good as it may seem, many IT organizations have a love/hate relationship with their SIEM. Less than 25% of security professionals are getting full value […]
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Government Tech Writer
October 9, 2017
What to Expect at Autodesk University 2017 premium
It’s that time again. Autodesk University (AU) is fast approaching. This year’s in Las Vegas takes place November 14-16th. There’s still time to get savings off AU passes, if you haven’t locked down your spot yet, our sneak peek into what’s happening at AU 2017 may just tempt you! 700+ Sessions How do you top […]
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Government Writer
October 5, 2017
Hurricane-Ready: How States can Better Model Flooding Risk and Improve Mass Evacuations premium
Hurricane season is far from over, but with four major hurricanes – Category 3 or greater – already causing untold damage in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, 2017 has already proved to be a brutal one. The steady stream of unrelenting devastation has impacted millions of Americans who face the choice of rebuilding or moving […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
October 4, 2017
Going Beyond the Buzzword – Getting to Grips with Government Digital Transformation premium
Digital transformation, application modernization, faster service delivery – these terms are being thrown around so much that they’ve become so ubiquitous as to be meaningless. What is digital transformation after all? For me, the best analogy is Blockbuster versus Netflix. Failing to anticipate the shift to on-demand and streaming entertainment, Blockbuster failed to futureproof its […]
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victoria.negron@dlt.com'
Enterprise Platforms Marketing Manager
October 2, 2017
Is Your Database in Good Shape? Consider Health and Performance. premium
Your database is truly critical to the successful operation of your data center, yet databases pose extraordinarily complex management challenges. Try as you might to resolve issues as they arise, you may find yourself coming up short. Part of the problem is that many people consider database health and performance to be one and the […]
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DLT Solutions
September 29, 2017
Why Your Agency Needs to Start Talking about Professional Development Again premium
Building an engaging workplace is a key mission of any government agency. Engagement matters. Not only are engaged employees more innovative, productive, committed, and satisfied, they are also less likely to leave. And we all know that the cost of employee turnover is high in terms of monetary and knowledge loss. But what building blocks […]
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DLT Solutions
September 26, 2017
[Webinar] Ramp up your Roundabout Design premium
The U.S has trailed much of the world when it comes to roundabouts, aka traffic circles or rotaries. In fact, Americans must pass through 1,118 intersections before they are likely to encounter a roundabout. In France, you’ll encounter one every 45 intersections and the UK every 127 intersections (source). Despite this lag, roundabouts are becoming […]
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Government Writer
September 25, 2017
The Need for Advanced Threat Hunting premium
The 2017 DefCon conference featured former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov, who spoke about artificial intelligence, computers, and of course, chess.  After losing a match to a purpose-built computer in 1997, Kasparov realized that the machine, although it had beaten him, was not truly intelligent:  it had simply out-calculated him, by examining over 200 million […]
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Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist