A Bridge to the Cloud

For federal agencies, the move to the cloud can be a daunting task. CIOs face an array of challenges in making the transition — from worries about data security, to concerns for budget and resources, the task requires a concerted…

GCN: Securing Data in the Cloud Requires Planning, Constant Vigilance

Government agencies know -- and have largely accepted the fact -- that moving to the cloud is inevitable. Where many start struggling is with the “how.”  How do they move legacy systems to the cloud? How do they choose the…

TechTarget: IBM Business Partners Mull Benefits, Risks of Red Hat Acquisition

IBM business partners have begun recalibrating strategies in the wake of the vendor's announcement that it would acquire open source software vendor Red Hat. IBM, which plans to purchase Red Hat for $34 billion, sparked a wildfire of questions this…

NextGov: It’s Time to Tackle the Problem of Unapproved Cloud Apps to Keep your Agency Secure

It’s a problem seen across all federal agencies: Employees are using cloud-based applications that aren’t approved or protected by IT teams. These apps range from sharing tools, such as cloud storage platforms, to social media sites or personal email accounts…

GCN: Why Blockchain Belongs in Government

Anyone with a finger on the pulse of the latest cybersecurity trends has probably noticed an increasing number of contributions to the blockchain conversation. The dialogue around blockchain, while loud, clear and growing, has been largely undirected for the past…

Federal Times: Can Industry Bridge the Government Cyber Skills Gap?

Federal agencies have until April 2019 to identify critical work roles and skill shortages in IT and cybersecurity as part of the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act. While this is a first step in determining a holistic approach to address…