Upcoming Events


High on Security:  FedRAMP’s High Baseline: September 27, 2016 The Cloud transition is rolling in low-impact, systems.  But what about high-impact, mission-critical workloads?  Here comes the FedRAMP High Baseline.  With three approved offerings, what’s the skinny on the High Baseline?  What agencies are currently utilizing the offerings?  What does it mean for IT, mission, procurement […]

Dell EMC World

As agencies embrace IT modernization, they need future ready tools to support mission strategies. Cloud-based solutions drive innovation, while endpoint strategies increase productivity. What’s next for Federal IT? How will modernization efforts shape the future of government services and achieve new efficiency? The Dell World 16 Federal track will explore these key questions, and more. […]


Cloud adopters across  Federal, state, and local agencies plan to nearly double their cloud use in the next five years – from 35 percent up to 60 percent – according to MeriTalk’s “Destination Cloud” report.  While cost savings and increased flexibility are fueling cloud adopters’ journey, 95 percent of IT managers are slamming on the […]


From the ground up, we are creating an anti-conference. No exhibit halls. No sponsored sessions. Only technical content and real-world examples. Tanium CONVERGE will include two full days of educational keynotes and best practices sessions, as well as CONVERGE Labs – a full day of hands-on module sessions. […]


Data centers get a bad rap. Too old, too many, too inefficient, too expensive – we’ve heard it all. But data centers are still the life blood of operations and missions in government, and aren’t going anywhere. With a renewed focus from both the Hill and OMB to reform IT and meet aggressive metrics, now is the time for IT leaders to accelerate data center transformation. […]


It’s been over five years since then-Federal CIO Vivek Kundra announced the cloud-first policy – and while it’s a common exercise to take a look back and at what has transpired over those years, we think it’s time to shift the view and get a clear picture of exactly where we stand now and where we are going. […]


IoT – Unleash the Power of Big Data to Improve Government Outcomes More than any other tech trend, IoT will fundamentally change our society — from healthcare to law enforcement to environmental protection to transportation to defense.  And, the implications for cyber security cut both ways.  More than a pipe dream, IoT’s already in action in […]


The drive for enhanced identity security across government has steered agencies towards two-factor authentication – PIV for all! Still, a myriad of vulnerabilities exist and adversaries only need one attack vector to unleash serious damage. What other security techniques are being leveraged that will continue to authenticate users while ensuring the integrity of critical data? […]