Josh Davis

July 27, 2014
Changing AWS’ Elastic Load Balance Connection Timeout premium
Yesterday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the ability to customize the idle timeout for their Elastic Load Balancer from the previously fixed 60 seconds to anywhere from 1 to 3600 seconds. Learn how.
July 24, 2014
The 4 Steps To Opening Your Agency's Data premium
Open government is not about releasing every bit and byte you’ve ever collected to the world. Without context and structure, that data will not be applied in ways that will most benefit you and your constituents. We have identified four steps to help your agency move along the data flow process.
June 27, 2014
Aneesh Chopra Discuses Securing Data to Solve Problems premium
Aneesh Chopra, the first and former Chief Technology Officer of the United States, gave one of this year's GovDefenders keynotes. During his presentation – The Promise of Open Innovation: Securing Data to Solve Problems – Aneesh took time to talk about his work during his years in President Obama’s administration within the context of security.
June 26, 2014
Continuous Monitoring Risk Management Frameworks Explained by NIST’s Dr. Ross premium
Dr. Ross’ GovDefenders keynote focused on continuous monitoring, a topic NIST has been working with for over eight years. In his presentation, he zeroes in on two big questions: What is continuous monitoring and how does it fit into an agency’s risk management program?
June 25, 2014
Meeting the Cybersecurity Challenge premium
John Slye’s GovDefenders keynote, “Meeting the Cybersecurity Challenge,” was one of the most watched presentations during this year’s annual virtual event. In it, he breaks down what federal public sector agencies are doing to combat cyber threats.
June 24, 2014
Managing the Unpredictable Human Element of Cybersecurity: A SolarWinds Infographic premium
SolarWinds recently published an interesting infographic on cybersecurity based on a series of surveys they did with the federal IT community.
June 23, 2014
Evolving Government IT: A Conversation with SolarWinds’ VP of Product Management premium
SolarWinds recently published their newest public sector survey. This one focused on the complexities IT is facing as new technologies are brought into agencies. We spent some time with Chris LaPoint, SolarWinds' VP of Product Management, to discuss topics including BYOx, cloud, and security.
June 19, 2014
Critical Infrastructure: Principles & Activities to Achieve a Strong Cybersecurity Posture premium
We’ve posted the GovDefenders panel on YouTube. Moderated by DLT Solutions’ Chief Technology Officer Van Ristau, the panel featured Ken Durbin, Continuous Monitoring Practice Manager, Symantec; Paul Christman, Vice President, Dell Software Public Sector; and Wallace Sann, Regional Vice President – Systems Engineering & Federal Chief Technology Officer, ForeScout.
Man-in-the-Middle Cyber Attacks | What & How premium
What is a Man-in-the-Middle attack and why is it so worrisome for cybersecurity experts? Josh defines it, offers examples, and explains why they're currently so devastating.
May 22, 2014
Introducing CODEvolved: An Interview with Matt Micene premium
CODEvolved is a PaaS solution that delivers an elastic, fully-configured environment for accelerated application development, testing and hosting using Red Hat's OpenShift Enterprise on Amazon Web Services' (AWS) cloud. Matt Micene led the team who architected the solution. We interviewed him about this new offering from DLT Solutions.