The Defense Information Services Agency (DISA) issued long awaited guidance last week, reducing the number of classification levels for Cloud data from four to six.
You probably already know plenty about the latest in consumer high-tech gadgetry from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. But you might not be as familiar about what happened at the 10th annual CES Government, which preceded the main event.
Shortly after the White House set up the new U.S. Digital Service last summer, bringing in Google’s Mikey Dickerson to lead the effort to “build the federal government’s capacity to deliver world-class services to the American people,” the group posted its first product, the Digital Services Playbook.
Congress finally passed the Cyber Security Protection Act this month, amending the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to modernize cybersecurity measures for the 21st century.
As government agencies tighten their budgets, virtualization is more heavily relied upon to increase their capabilities without increasing their expenditures. VMware continues to raise the bar with their innovative solutions to help IT staff do more with less.
Agencies don’t have the time, money, or manpower to sift through every single tax return, Medicare claim, or unemployment payment that goes out the door, but that doesn’t mean fraudsters can’t be stopped cold.
Despite widespread concern, a question mark remains over the current state of federal cybersecurity.
Federal agencies are always looking for ways to serve their constituents and users more efficiently. Given the vast amounts of data agencies collect, integrating applications and data from numerous sources while also improving operational efficiency and increasing information consistency is critical.
Regardless of your agency’s mission, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software puts the consistent systems in place that keep your data secure and your agency in compliance with Federal mandates.
Checked out the latest report by MeriTalk yet? The “Big Five in Overdrive: Are State and Local Networks Ready?”, underwritten by Brocade, examines how the implementation of the Big Five – data center consolidation, mobility, security, big data, and cloud computing – will affect state and local government IT.