December 13, 2017
8 Tips for Monitoring and Identifying Pesky Government Website Issues premium
Government websites can’t afford downtime. Even if they aren’t losing revenue because of un-scheduled outages, latency, DNS attacks and so on, the public loss of access to resources and employee loss of productivity is frustrating and stressful, as well as a public relations nightmare. It’s also a big distraction for IT operations. Website performance issues […]
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DLT Solutions
December 13, 2017
Best Practices for Rolling Out New CAD Software premium
It doesn’t matter whether you work in the federal, state or local government, rolling out any new software to your workforce can be a challenge. This is especially true of CAD software. Oftentimes, a department may upgrade from AutoCAD to a discipline-specific tool like AutoCAD Civil 3D or Revit, or depart radically from an old […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
December 11, 2017
Is Your Agency Ready for the Threat Hunt? premium
Targeted campaigns by malicious actors have become commonplace. As recent breaches show, these threat actors can stay hidden on agency networks for long periods of time, assessing your systems and looking for information to exfiltrate. We call them the enemy with no face. Take the OPM breach, for example. Hackers first entered the system in […]
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Government Tech Writer
December 6, 2017
AWS’s New Secret Region a Game Changer for Intel Agencies premium
Intel agencies and other government organizations that deal with secret-level datasets, now have access to a “secret” cloud data center region – the AWS Secret Region. With the launch of this region, DLT partner, AWS becomes the first and only commercial cloud provider to offer regions to serve government workloads across the full range of […]
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DLT Solutions
December 5, 2017
The Inside Job: Agencies Struggle to Prevent Cyberattacks from Within premium
Defending against insider threats is a top priority for the U.S. government. When surveyed by MeriTalk, 85% of federal cybersecurity professionals say their agency is more focused on combating insider threats in 2017 than they were just a year ago. An insider threat is manifested as an incident when a person with authorized access to […]
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Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
December 4, 2017
The Inconvenient Truth About Professional Development in the Government Workplace premium
When you think of learning or professional development in the workplace, what thoughts spring to mind? Enduring another lunch and learn where a colleague shares their insights? Struggling to stay awake through another PowerPoint? That kind of learning can be drudgery, even if it does come with a free lunch. But it doesn’t have to […]
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DLT Solutions
December 4, 2017
Create the Perfect Blend – Data Blending for Dummies premium
Take your cloud data, database data, HR data, financial data, throw it in a blender and what have you got? Data soup! It may as well be. You have all the right ingredients, but no recipe for pulling it all together. As we accumulate more data, across disparate data sources, the challenge for today’s government data […]
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rachael.lynch@dlt.com'
December 1, 2017
This is Why 2018 Will Be the Year of Blockchain in Government premium
There’s been a lot of buzz about blockchain in 2017. It was only a few months ago in March 2017 that Betanews predicted that blockchain would be the buzzword that would take 2017 by storm. And it did, expanding beyond the financial community where it’s had a home for several years and breaking into other […]
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DLT Solutions
November 30, 2017
Blockchain Technology: A Primer for Government premium
The use of blockchain technology by government agencies is moving at a fast pace. In the past few months, both the Department of Defense and Department of State are reported to be eyeing the technology behind the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. What is Blockchain Technology? A blockchain is essentially a distributed database, like a spreadsheet or ledger, […]
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DLT Solutions
November 29, 2017
Are You Ready for the Next Federal Records Management Deadline? premium
Agencies breathed a sigh of relief at the end of 2016 as they met the Managing Government Records Directive (OMB Memo M-12-18) for managing all email records in an electronic format (a big step in ensuring the accountability and transparency of the federal government). But another deadline is looming. On December 31, 2019 agencies must […]
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Dana Suarez
Information Architect