April 15, 2019
Aiding Modernization is Key to Future IT Sales premium
Congress and the Trump administration may not agree on much, but everyone wants to keep pressing federal agencies to strive for modernization with their information technology systems. In hearings just this month, for example, members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee bore in on VA’s struggle to replace its electronic health record system and to […]
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qa@dlt.com'
April 10, 2019
How AI Will Change Federal Networking premium
Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) could very well be the next major technological advancements that change the way federal IT pros work. These technologies can provide substantial benefits to any IT shop, particularly when it comes to security, network, and application performance. Yet, while the federal government has been funding research into AI […]
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qa@dlt.com'
April 4, 2019
DoD Employees Cite Major Challenges to Data-Driven Insights premium
The DoD needs to find ways to protect their data, share it, and analyze it to inform decision making. And even while some are doing so successfully, frustrations still exist. A survey of Department of Defense employees commissioned by DLT partner, Veritas, and conducted by Federal Computer Week found that 46% of respondents agree that […]
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sherry.bennett@dlt.com'
April 1, 2019
The True Meaning of Solutions Aggregation premium
For nearly 30 years, DLT has grown to be one of the nation’s top providers of industry-leading IT solutions for the public sector. The strategic decision to focus solely on the public sector market has cultivated trust and assurance with our technology vendors that DLT is their go-to expert. With the evolution of technology and […]
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Art.richer@dlt.com'
March 29, 2019
The Truth in Cloud: Exposing the Risks to Government premium
Federal agencies are using multiple public clouds in addition to on-premises private and non-cloud infrastructures. This mutli-cloud adoption is creating increasingly complex environments and making it difficult to manage and protect data. Without proper data management, hybrid and multi-cloud environments can quickly become just another series of expensive and risky silos. All cloud migration strategies […]
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dana.suarez@dlt.com'
Information Architect
March 29, 2019
How to Best Manage Your System’s Assets premium
Many government agencies, particularly large agencies, face enormous obstacles in simply compiling and inventory of the software and hardware under in their system. The difficulty is understandable: I know of one agency responsible for 220,000 makes and models of medical devices (note that this number refers to “makes and models” only. The actual number of […]
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don.maclean@dlt.com'
March 28, 2019
Incident Response & Forensics premium
Every government organization has been the victim of a cybersecurity incident. These can range from mundane incidents such as a user leaving their desk without locking their screen, up to a major breach such as the OPM hack in which hackers stole comprehensive and confidential information on millions of government employees and contractors. Security personnel, […]
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don.maclean@dlt.com'
March 27, 2019
The Art of Access Management premium
Identity and Access Management (IAM) is the art and science of ensuring that someone is who they say claim to be. This ensures that they have the correct level of access to systems and data – enough to do their job, but no more. IAM systems cover a wide range of features, but typically include: […]
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don.maclean@dlt.com'
March 26, 2019
Common Compliance Conundrums premium
Cybersecurity assessment initiatives and frameworks abound in the US government, the most important being the Federal Information Systems Management Act (FISMA), passed in 2002.  The law’s broad scope included a mandate to the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), charging it to create methods and standards to assess and optimize the cybersecurity posture […]
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don.maclean@dlt.com'
March 26, 2019
The Dos and Don’ts of DevOps premium
While there has been a steady increase in the adoption of DevOps in the federal government – 75% of CIOs report that their organizations are now adopting it – many public sector organizations struggle to adapt to the DevOps culture. Challenges to Using DevOps in the Public Sector According to the 2017 Federal CIO Survey, […]
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