June 28, 2017
Smart Cities are a Hacker’s Playground – Here’s What You Can Do premium
It’s clear that smart technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the future of our communities. But, is your agency ready for the billions – soon to be trillions – of sensors and devices connected to one another that will transform our society? The risks of a breach or attack, particularly to vulnerable network […]
Government Tech Writer
June 26, 2017
From Financial to Federal: Three Hot Technologies Impacting Government IT premium
Want a good idea of “what’s coming next” in federal IT? Look no further than the financial services industry. Consider the similarities between financial firms and government agencies. Both are highly regulated and striving for greater agility and efficiency and better control of their networks and data—not to mention both are highly regulated. Meanwhile, cybersecurity […]
DLT Solutions
June 22, 2017
The 5 Features of an Always-On Data Platform premium
From streaming movies to checking email 24×7, we take “always-on” data applications for granted. But in the public sector, this always-on mindset is a little slower to catch on. From cyber-attacks to power outages, data center outages to application failure, IT outages are an ongoing problem for the U.S. government. A 2015 report by MeriTalk, […]
DLT Solutions
June 19, 2017
Protect Your Files With Encryption and Information Rights Management premium
After hearing Congressman Langevin and NSA speak at the ICIT Annual Forum event it became obvious that the “Enemy with No Face” is getting in to our networks and what they want is our data. FinalCode is purpose built to protect files with encryption and Information Rights Management (IRM), sometimes called Enterprise Digital Rights Management […]
Government Tech Writer
June 15, 2017
How to Get Started with BIM (aka your “Beach BIM” Essentials) premium
BIM is everywhere. It’s poised for greater adoption by the U.S. government and, despite the “building” moniker, is also gaining ground in transportation infrastructure. As you get ready for your summer vacation, now is the perfect time to reflect on what BIM can do for your agency, and, more importantly, how do you go about […]
Government Writer
June 13, 2017
Rise of the Machines – on Both Sides of the Cybersecurity War premium
The theme of the recent ICIT Forum was “Rise of the Machines”, a call to recognize the vulnerability of an infrastructure increasingly under control of computers.  The steady increase in connected systems mandates a broad range of strategies – managing supply-chain risk, analysis of huge amounts of data through machine learning, dealing with the insider-threat […]
Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
June 12, 2017
[Guide] Make DevOps a Reality at Your Agency premium
Oh DevOps, DevOps. You hear time and again how it’s the future of application development and deployment. You’re told you need to implement it and engrain its best practices across your organization. But making a shift from the old way of doing things, however error-prone, slow, or disruptive it may be in comparison to the […]
Enterprise Platforms Marketing Manager
June 8, 2017
MySQL in the Oracle Cloud – What It Means for Government premium
The U.S. government is making a big shift towards open source, in part due to the cost savings (the government spends about $6 billion per year on software licenses) but also because it speeds up innovation and returns value to the tax payer. After all, the number one priority of government agencies, whether federal or […]
Kelly Tatum
Enterprise Applications Marketing Manager
June 7, 2017
[Report] The New Cyber Threat Landscape: Tactics are Getting Simpler, Outcomes are Becoming Unprecedented premium
It will come as no surprise to anyone that 2016 saw an alarming increase in targeted attacks aimed at politically motivated sabotage and subversion. This new level of ambition by cyber criminals is corroborated by the annual Internet Security Threat Report from DLT partner, Symantec. The perceived success of several campaigns – particularly the U.S. […]
Government Tech Writer
June 5, 2017
A 2017 Playbook for Federal Records Management premium
As the federal government continues to navigate the transition of the new administration, the imperative is on new political appointees to understand and adhere to records management rules and regulations while safeguarding classified and other personally identifiable information (PII). All this, of course, against the backdrop of exponential records growth, budgetary challenges, and other mission […]
Dana Suarez
Information Architect