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Three best practices to reduce insider cyberthreats

by FedScoop Staff • 2 weeks ago

A new white paper advises agencies on ways to strengthen insider-threat detection and optimize IT resources in the fight against malicious users.

Agile integration in infrastructure improves delivery of modernization efforts, report says

by FedScoop Staff • 4 weeks ago

Agile experts explain how agencies adopting a distributed architecture framework can better position themselves to adapt to changes in technology.

DOD’s GENESIS project closes the gap to achieving a single electronic health record

by FedScoop Staff • 4 weeks ago

The DOD’s chief medical informatics officer discusses his agency’s ambitious GENESIS program to provide a single worldwide EHR system for its 9 million beneficiaries.

How agencies can reduce cyberthreats by taking back control of encryption

by FedScoop Staff • 4 weeks ago

A new report highlights how to protect data on premises and in the cloud more effectively without sacrificing performance using centralized encryption tools.

Parting thoughts from FedTalks 2018

by Eva Skidmore • 1 month ago

Digital transformation has a better chance for success when agencies opt to shift, rather than change, their approach to enabling technologies.

Experts defend agile methodology as the best protection against digital disruptions

by FedScoop Staff • 1 month ago

Why agile integration is an essential step to improving application architecture and managing the exponential increase of endpoints and user interfaces.

How centralized key management systems can improve data encryption practices

by FedScoop Staff • 1 month ago

Data encryption experts offer guidelines to agency leaders for assessing the effectiveness of their data encryption practices and how to build a strategy across lines of business.

Open source can spark innovative business transformation in government, Red Hat leaders say

by FedScoop Staff • 1 month ago

And Red Hat can show agencies the way to drive a cycle of innovative business transformation through its Open Innovation Labs.

Rethinking delivery of citizen services with new partnerships

by FedScoop Staff • 1 month ago

An innovative public-private partnership contracting model has not only proven to improve digital services to citizens but leads to lower costs as well.

Three imperatives for federal agencies to capitalize on digital transformation

by FedScoop Staff • 2 months ago

A new study of federal employees reveals significant hurdles to digital transformation – as well as real opportunities for improved user experience and employee engagement.

Why cyberthreat intelligence offers the best defense against cyberattacks

by FedScoop Staff • 2 months ago

A new briefing report advises government IT leaders on how to gain an upper hand against cyber threats by leaning on timely, accurate and relevant information.

Leading transformation by cultivating data catalysts in your agency

by FedScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Encouraging employees with the right skills to innovate and lead analytics projects can break the status quo in agencies that are ready to get the most from their data, report says.

Latest CDM phase gives agencies greater flexibility to operationalize security tools

by FedScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Agencies can get more out of DHS’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation security program by tapping the expertise of qualified integrators, cybersecurity experts say.

Planning guide offers agencies detailed strategies for transformational moves to the cloud

by FedScoop Staff • 2 months ago

A five-step process for cloud migration aims to save IT leaders time and headaches as they sort through and choose the right service models for their needs, according to a new report.

AI and machine learning tools unlock insights in data and ongoing security threats

by FedScoop Staff • 3 months ago

Leaders feeling overwhelmed with their data and workloads can apply artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to make better decisions and improve their agency’s security posture, according to a new report.

Agencies should adopt behavioral analytics tools to fortify their security, expert says

by FedScoop Staff • 3 months ago

In the constant fight against phishing and malware attacks, developing a cybersecurity strategy that puts people and data at the center of the equation will go a long way to secure networks.

Tech Brief: Federal IT transformation takes on new dimensions with rise of multi-cloud

by FedScoop Staff • 3 months ago

The cloud has evolved into an operating model, not a destination, requiring a wider strategy, suggests leading chief technologist.

How agencies gain flexibility to acquire security tools through CDM DEFEND

by FedScoop Staff • 3 months ago

GSA updates to government’s Schedule 70 IT contract make it easier for agencies to acquire the security tools they want, says IT program official.

Plan now, and potentially reap big dividends in government’s telecom overhaul

by FedScoop Staff • 4 months ago

The government’s EIS contract gives agencies a rare window to overhaul their telecommunications and IT systems, but leaders need to act now to maximize benefits.

Why agencies are shifting from cyberdefense to digital resilience

by FedScoop Staff • 4 months ago

A new report highlights what’s driving agencies to move beyond protecting their networks and focus more on how to sustain operations during attacks.

Digital transformation and cloud computing in government

by FedScoop Staff • 4 months ago

Cloud computing can benefit agencies looking to modernize their IT operations, but deploying enterprise-scale applications calls for a solid development platform.

The benefits of high-performance, hyperconverged infrastructure for IT modernization

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

Agility, more than cost savings, may prove to be the greater benefit of moving to hyperconverged infrastructure architecture, say VMware and Intel executives in a FedScoop podcast.

Federal officials rank cloud migration as increasingly important to their agencies’ missions

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

Two-thirds of federal executives in a new survey say moving to cloud-based IT services will free up funds to reinvest in IT modernization, though obstacles remain.

Digital transformation and cloud computing in government

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

Cloud computing can benefit agencies looking to modernize their IT operations, but deploying enterprise-scale applications calls for a solid development platform.

Strategies to ensure a flexible and secure cloud future

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

Migrating applications and data to the cloud is getting easier for federal agencies. But achieving a stable and secure hybrid environment requires a good roadmap and rightsizing your applications, a new report says.

Agencies advance to next level of security risk assessment with CDM DEFEND

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

DHS’s Kevin Cox says that CDM DEFEND offers new flexibility for agencies moving on to Phase 3 of the CDM program.

Automating performance management processes to boost workforce productivity

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

Automating performance management processes can help agencies develop more effective employee performance plans and human capital strategies.

Leveraging innovations that transform data

by FedScoop Staff • 5 months ago

Pure Storage’s John Karagozian explains how innovations in flash technologies are making it easier for federal agencies to transition to next generation tools for managing data storage.

Closing the gaps in cybersecurity resilience at U.S. Government agencies

by FedScoop Staff • 6 months ago

A new survey of IT leaders at civilian, defense and intelligence agencies suggests the threat landscape is evolving quicker than their agencies can respond.

Tech Brief: The keys to achieving bigger dividends from federal IT modernization

by FedScoop Staff • 6 months ago

Rethinking digital transformation to become more agile, flexible, innovative and customer-focused can help agencies from falling behind in IT modernization.

Tech Brief: The future of mobile innovation in federal government

by FedScoop Staff • 6 months ago

New mobile technology advances are enabling innovations in immersive training, mobile productivity and security at civilian and defense agencies.

Cybersecurity researchers identify new variants of APT34 malware

by FedScoop Staff • 6 months ago

A Booz Allen research team developed an advanced technique to detect and block variations of malware infections attributed to suspected nation-state cyber-espionage group.

Podcast: Digital transformation depends on ‘future-proof’ IT modernization plans

by FedScoop Staff • 6 months ago

Dell EMC’s Kyle Leciejewiski says agencies can realize big dividends in data management, IT security and workforce productivity by taking a more holistic approach to modernizing their IT infrastructure.

How to find and remove advanced persistent adware in your network

by FedScoop Staff • 7 months ago

A new report offers methods to hunt and remove the advanced persistent adware in networks.

Federal workforce reform: Steps agencies can take now to meet OMB’s mandates to improve employee engagement and performance

by FedScoop Staff • 7 months ago

The adoption rate of federal performance management systems remains relatively low — less than 15 percent, according to a new guide for improving employee performance and engagement aimed at federal HR, human capital, business unit and IT leaders.

Tech Brief: Remove the multi-cloud barriers to your agency’s digital transformation

by FedScoop Staff • 7 months ago

A key step that federal agencies can take to operate across multiple clouds more efficiently is by leveraging the power of an enterprise-wide application delivery controller.

Podcast: Why meeting new federal mandates for digital accessibility makes good business sense

by FedScoop Staff • 7 months ago

New national mandates require software and technology makers to meet expanded digital accessibility standards. Deque Systems CEO Preety Kumar highlights why that’s good for business, and how agencies and technology providers can meet the new standards cost effectively.

Tech Brief: Put your mobile strategy to work for agency transformation

by FedScoop Staff • 8 months ago

Learn how your agency may already have the tools to boost workforce productivity using secure mobile device technology and management tools.

Closing the gaps in federal endpoint security

by FedScoop Staff • 8 months ago

More than half of government agency IT officials worry about cyberattacks from endpoint devices. Yet many aren’t taking advantage of technologies they may already have to reduce their risks.

Marshalling IT and agile development to improve customer service at U.S. Marshals Service

by FedScoop Staff • 9 months ago

Justice Department IT team engages marshals on agile scrum teams, tests mobile apps in the field, to keep improving on the user experience.

ICYMI — IT modernization: Winning staff buy-in matters as much as what technology you choose

by Casey Coleman • 9 months ago

A former federal CIO outlines key steps to navigating IT change.

Leveraging your network to fortify cybersecurity

by FedScoop Staff • 9 months ago

Using sensor-aware servers, switches, routers and devices not only supports a holistic cybersecurity strategy, but also lowers costs and improves performance.

Tech Brief: The key to federal workforce transformation — deploying the right technology for the job

by FedScoop Staff • 9 months ago

The rapid evolution of technology is creating new pressures to modernize federal agency technology and meet changing workforce expectations.

Open source’s security scalability and flexibility

by FedScoop Staff • 10 months ago

Henry Sowell, technical director for Hortonworks, spoke about how open source systems allow for that flexibility and scalability.

ICYMI: Which kind of legacy are federal CIOs leaving behind?

by Casey Coleman • 10 months ago

Make the decision to put your agency in a winning position for the future.

FEMA looks to the cloud to scale services and deliver better customer experience

by FedScoop Staff • 10 months ago

In this abridged Q&A, Federal Emergency Management Agency CTO Ted Okada shares how FEMA is marrying customer feedback with data analytics and cloud-based services to improve the customer experience for victims of disaster and for first responders.

Position paper: Taking a holistic approach to endpoint security

by FedScoop Staff • 11 months ago

Yesterday’s solutions can’t solve tomorrow’s problems.

Tech Brief: IT Modernization and the ‘Digital Dilemma’: From concept to prototype to execution

by FedScoop Staff • 11 months ago

Taking a ‘people, processes and technology’ approach to modernizing federal IT systems.

Tech Brief: Immersive technologies give military new tools for training

by FedScoop Staff • 11 months ago

Virtual and augmented reality offer new era of scalable, immersive training for Defense Department.

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