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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
January 9, 2019
Cloud Risk Report 2019: More Data Exposed, More Threats Events Detected premium
Cloud services are accelerating agility and collaboration and generating cost-efficiencies for government agencies. But as the public sector takes more and more advantage of the cloud, it’s important not to forget the data. In SaaS environments, agencies own the security of that data and need to access it appropriately. When using IaaS or PaaS, government […]
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Government Writer
December 17, 2018
For a Better Customer Experience, Look to the Cloud premium
The service-to-the-citizen movement is adding oomph to federal agencies’ adoption of cloud computing. And vice versa. Note that the Obama-era cloud-first policy was reiterated in the Trump administration’s President’s Management Agenda. Maturation of the Federal and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, has somewhat simplified the process. A range of software-as-a-service products has received the FedRAMP […]
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brian.strosser@dlt.com'
October 31, 2018
AWS Insight: The Role of the Cloud in Powering U.S. Elections premium
Choice and self-determination are cornerstones of our nation’s democratic process. Come election night, we might not all root for the same candidates, but there’s one point we can all rally around – the need for modernization and the role of the cloud in powering U.S. elections. Elections administrators, political campaigns, and civic organizations are faced […]
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brandon.norris@dlt.com'
October 29, 2018
Government Cloud Computing Gets Renewed Emphasis premium
The Obama and Trump administrations may not have a lot in common. But encouraging federal agencies to move their computing workloads to cloud services providers has been a definite point of policy continuity. Recall that during the Obama years, cloud and a fresh data center consolidation initiative roughly coincided. (I say “fresh” because of presidential […]
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brian.strosser@dlt.com'
September 27, 2018
As Government Cloud Adoption Reaches Inflection Point, Cyber Teams Must Prepare premium
Cloud adoption among government agencies is reaching an inflection point. Driven by the cloud’s cost-efficiencies and ability to offer an improved citizen experience, faster delivery of mission capabilities, agile development, and scale applications up and down, much of the initial reticence about cloud models is dissipating. FedRAMP has played a big part in accelerating cloud […]
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Government Writer
After Atlanta SamSam Ransomware Attack, Learn How to Better Protect your Agency premium
Another day, another government ransomware victim. On March 22nd, 2018, the city of Atlanta found itself locked out of computers across government offices and facing a ransom demand of $51,000 or $6,800 per computer, GCN reported. The attack affected internal systems and citizen-facing apps that residents use to pay bills and access court-related information. The […]
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qa@dlt.com'
March 7, 2018
SaaS Offering Simplifies Remote Application Access Control, Reduces Attack Surface premium
Ransomware tops today’s list of security concerns for governments, and no agency is immune. Just look at the statistics: • Cook County, Chicago was a victim of last year’s WannaCry ransomware attack. • St. Louis Public Library was hit with ransomware, demanding $35,000 in Bitcoin. • Bingham County, Idaho paid out #3,000 in ransomware to […]
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qa@dlt.com'
February 15, 2018
How to Maintain End User Experience When Moving Existing Applications to the Cloud premium
Just about every type of existing application is currently being migrated or considered for migration to a cloud infrastructure. While priorities vary from agency to agency based on mission priorities and/or application development and re-platform priorities – the pattern is clear. And, with the passing of the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGLA) into law in […]
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valerie.rider@dlt.com'
February 2, 2018
Best Practices for Moving your Government Databases to the Cloud premium
Are you thinking of moving your databases to the cloud? Perhaps, you’re thinking about transitioning to database-as-a-service (DBaaS)? But what’s involved? What hurdles must be overcome and how do you chart a path to cloud migration of your most sensitive workloads? Why Move Databases to the Cloud? Migrating to the cloud offers several benefits to […]
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bradley.gernat@dlt.com'