February 20, 2019
DOD Cloud Strategy: A Gigantic Opportunity premium
For the last few weeks, the federal IT industry has been trying to decipher the 18-page “DOD Cloud Strategy”. It is dated December 2018 but was posted online this month. Among the initial reactions: 1. It seems to basically ratify the approach into which the Defense Department has deeply tread. It justifies the still-to-be-awarded Joint […]
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February 14, 2019
How to Make Every Agency Employee a Security Advocate premium
The rising numbers of data breaches should come as no surprise to federal IT security pros who work every day to ensure agency information is secure. However, these breaches may not be something a federal IT team can prevent on its own. According to the most recent SolarWinds Federal Cybersecurity Survey, more than 50% of […]
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February 14, 2019
Providing Deeper Database Insights for the Federal IT Manager premium
The database is at the heart of every application; when applications are having performance issues, there’s a good chance the database is somehow involved. The greater the depth of insight a federal IT pro has into its performance, the more opportunity to enhance application performance. Every federal IT pro collects (or, should collect) database performance […]
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February 12, 2019
Why State and Local Agencies Need a Low-Code Approach to Case Management premium
State and local government CIOs are always looking for ways to be agile and innovative in the delivery of citizen services. Yet, developing digital initiatives and omni-channel experiences in response to constituent demand is a real challenge. Perpetual barriers to digital transformation like siloed systems and data, funding, and ongoing support for legacy systems all […]
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Enterprise Platforms Marketing Manager
February 7, 2019
Analysis: DHS Domain Name System Breach Directive premium
On January 22, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a directive to government agencies in response to breaches of the Domain Name System (DNS). The attackers used stolen credentials to alter DNS entries and steal certificates used for encryption and decryption. In combination, these actions let the attackers redirect sensitive traffic to their own […]
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February 7, 2019
From “If Only” to “What If”— Get Timely and Actionable Insights from Your Log Data premium
Public sector organizations generate huge volumes of log data each day from servers, virtualization infrastructure, databases, security systems, applications, and more. And, according to IDC, unstructured data is growing at an annual compound rate of 60%. But due to its unstructured nature, that data, often called machine data, is much harder to analyze than structured […]
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February 7, 2019
What Technology Skills Were Popular in 2018 and Today? premium
There is always something new to learn in the world of information technology, and organizations must act fast to keep pace with the fast pace of change. But where should your agency spend its training dollars to upskill its talent to match your evolving technology strategy? DLT’s technology partner, Pluralsight, has the answer. Pluralsight is […]
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February 1, 2019
Data Innovations in Healthcare: Sometimes Two Steps Forward Requires One Step Back premium
Technological innovations in the storage and computing capacity in the world of data has moved exponentially – especially in the healthcare space.  One of the most dramatic use cases is in the field of genomics.  As Andrea Norris, the CIO for NIH mentioned at a public sector Healthcare Summit on IT Modernization last week, technology […]
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February 1, 2019
Examining the OPEN Government Data Act premium
2019 is off to a great start for anyone in the business of working with data in the public sector.  President Trump signed the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act on January 14th, and with it, the OPEN Government Data Act has finally become law.[1] The law requires all non-sensitive government data to be made available in machine-readable […]
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Video: Modernizing Data Protection in the Public Sector premium
Expert Panel: The Challenges and Opportunities for Modernizing Data Protection As online data has become ubiquitous, managing that data has become as important an endeavor as amassing and storing it. A host of issues surround data management, not the least of which is security. But many others loom as data increases exponentially both in size […]
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