March 12, 2019
A Closer Look at Blockchain and Supply Chain Risk Management premium
“Build it in, don’t bolt it on” is a mantra we all learn when we study cybersecurity, yet we see it in practice far too rarely. Our adversaries also know this principle and have begun to implement it by infecting the supply chain – hardware and software – as close to the source as possible. […]
June 29, 2018
Big Data Month: DLT Chief Data Scientist Shares Insights premium
At DLT, July is Big Data Month, where we will be highlighting all things big data in the public sector.  To kick off Big Data Month, we sat down with DLT Chief Data Scientist Sherry Bennett to get her insights into what is going on the world of public sector data and analytics: INTERVIEWER: So […]
Can Blockchain Help Agencies be More Efficient? premium
Blockchain is no longer just a buzzword or simply a “technology to watch.” This database technology is being explored by agencies across government, from the General Services Administration (GSA) to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), from the Federal Maritime Commission to military supply chain professionals across the Department of Defense (DoD). The promise […]
January 16, 2018
Block Chain: The Next Big Thing? premium
There’s a lot of buzz about blockchain these days, even in government. In fact, we predict that 2018 will be the year of blockchain in government. Blockchain’s inherent security makes it resistant to data manipulation, making it a great tool for securely recording transactions between two parties, everything from medical records, contracts, transactions, even online […]
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 […]
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, […]
October 16, 2017
Blockchain to Help Department of State Reorganize premium
Earlier this summer, we wrote about how the Department of Defense is eyeing blockchain technology to improve cybersecurity. Now, Meritalk reveals that the State Department is also seeking the use of blockchain (the technology behind digital currency like Bitcoin) to protect its cyber infrastructure, improve its IT platforms and restructure the agency. Hot on the […]
August 24, 2017
DoD Eyes Blockchain Technology to Improve Cybersecurity premium
Could the technology that powers shadowy online cryptocurrencies used by terrorists, cyber criminals, and money launderers soon be deployed by the Department of Defense? Blockchain, the technology that underpins the Bitcoin, is the latest rush of digital transformation technologies that could dramatically improve security across the U.S. military preventing hacks, tampering and cyberhijackings of vehicles, […]
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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 […]