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…

CSO: Getting the Most out of Your Security Budget

There may be no more pressing need in today’s online world than quality cybersecurity, making it a top-line item for just about everyone. But even as the need builds, the salaries rise, and the expectations heighten, resources remain scarce. Security…

NextGov: The Time to Automate Security is Now

Cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving. Unfortunately, federal IT teams often find themselves low on resources, which means being proactive to combat them is a pipe dream. So how can leadership focus on strengthening their agency’s security posture when they spend…