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4 Important Takeaways for Agencies Looking to Migrate to Cloud-Based Services

From Cloud First to Cloud Smart, adopting and regulating Federal cloud computing over the past decade has been a long and drawn-out process. Now, as more and more agencies look at moving to cloud-based solutions, what should they do to prepare?

DoD Financial Management Modernization - A Digital Transformation Guidebook

Over the past decade, a long-term process of "digitization" and "datafication" of the financial management mission area has been increasingly on the minds of executive leaders in defense agencies. These processes combined with new technologies are moving at lightning speed as more personnel are given the opportunity to work remotely and thus financial management technologies must be delivered safely and securely, faster than ever before. This whitepaper provides a step-by-step guide to digital transformation to help modernize financial management systems and processes for Defense agencies. Access this complimentary whitepaper to explore: * How to begin your financial management transformation journey * How to build a mission-capability model * How to analyze technical debt and prioritize opportunities * Ways to create a tactical pathway to the cloud * Creating a business case for cloud migration * How to establish a cloud brokerage Center of Excellence

A Government Leader's Book of Best Practices - Pandemic Edition - GCN

Government agencies across the world upended traditional processes and systems in record time as they raced to support surging demand in response to the pandemic. Here, we share a collection of best practices from Trailblazers who looked to the cloud to help quickly and securely modernize services that enabled them to support and lift up their communities during this crisis. Read this full eBook to learn more about how departments and agencies have modernized service and transformed their mission to meet the demand of today's digital era.

Annual State of Phishing Report 2021

From Emotet to Ryuk, and let’s not forget COVID-19, threat actors improved their methods and adapted to world events, bringing new trends to the phishing threat landscape. Download the 2021 Annual State of Phishing Report to learn how you can avoid a breach.

A Government Leader's Book of Best Practices - Pandemic Edition - FCW

Government agencies across the world upended traditional processes and systems in record time as they raced to support surging demand in response to the pandemic. Here, we share a collection of best practices from Trailblazers who looked to the cloud to help quickly and securely modernize services that enabled them to support and lift up their communities during this crisis. Read this full eBook to learn more about how departments and agencies have modernized service and transformed their mission to meet the demand of today's digital era.

The Threat We Can't See

Across the globe, cyberattacks are on the rise. With the sudden surge of remote work and the increase of vendors working with government agencies, both the private and public sectors are being hit increasingly hard and often by malicious actors who compromise personal information, threaten national security, and extort millions. How are government agencies using network visibility to mitigate the threat?

Think Big to Realize Lasting Results With AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) can support a wide range of Federal missions – from detecting and assessing cyber threats and building knowledge libraries, to improving customer service and refining agency operations. In this article, “Think Big to Realize Lasting Results with AI,” ViON’s Executive Vice President, David Kushner, discusses what agencies are learning as they roll out AI pilot programs enterprise-wide.

Transform the Federal Construction Life Cycle

Rome wasn’t built overnight, and federal-level projects are no different, with some taking over a decade to complete and costing taxpayers upwards of $1.5 billion. At a recent roundtable discussion titled, Modernizing the Federal Construction Life Cycle, hosted by GovExec and sponsored by Gordian, federal and industry leaders discussed how agencies can leverage technology to proactively manage their real property assets.

Advancing DevSecOps Throughout the U.S. Department of Defense

DevSecOps has become crucial when carrying out the software development process. To ensure information remains secure, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) must develop processes that allow for successful implementation of DevSecOps. In this mission brief, experts from the DoD and Red Hat provide DevSecOps best practices by exploring the role an organization plays when establishing security in DevOps and insights to approaching DevSecOps from a people perspective. Topics include: *How has increased telework over the past 18 months impacted DevSecOps opportunities? *What structure and skills are necessary to ensure DevSecOps has a people-change perspective? *How do you avoid information security risks with DevSecOps practices? *And more! Access this brief to explore aspects of highly regulated software delivery and how to scale a trusted approach to DevSecOps.

Assessing Agency IT Modernization Challenges, Priorities, and Progress

How is modernization progressing in the public sector? ScienceLogic set out to find the answer, so we commissioned the Government Business Council to survey a wide spectrum of federal agencies about their modernization pain points, priorities, and progress, as well as the role of AIOps in keeping systems secure and up to date as new technologies and services are adopted. Download the report today with our compliments, and get the detailed analysis about the priorities, obstacles, and risks of IT modernization facing federal agencies.

The Modern Technical Integrator: Delivering Space Superiority with Government-Owned Innovation

The unique attributes of the space domain require a tailored procurement and delivery approach that combines government understanding with Silicon Valley ingenuity—and puts the interests of national security and defense first. Space organizations need an agile, independent technical integrator that can work with both the government and industry to provide integrated solutions that the government needs to achieve objectives in the timelines needed.

Verizon Public Sector’s John Harris on Digital Transformation, 5G and EIS

Drawing on 16 years of experience at various levels within the technology giant, John Harris, Verizon Business Group’s Executive Director of Federal Civilian, offers advice on executing digital transformation with special attention to 5G and flexible contract vehicles.

Flexible Multi-Cloud Data Management for Intelligent Storage and Access with Maximum Security.

While adoption of multi-cloud environments continue to mature across agencies, migration of workloads and data to the cloud using third-party tools is proving to be extremely inefficient. NetApp continues to lead in the modern data landscape with its future-proof, hybrid, and multi-cloud solutions. Cloud Volumes ONTAP provides government agencies with leading support in three integral realms: data management, security, and modernization. Agencies experience a familiar user interface with the added benefits of leading multi-protocol storage access, built-in FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) compliance, flexible portability for all data environments, and a suite of features for fast operations and maximum security. The Cloud Volumes ONTAP suite is delivered within a single, multi-environment, storage solution that proves to be higher in value while lower in cost.

The State of Threat Hunting and the Role of the Analyst

To track the level of maturity at which analyst teams and threat hunting teams are operating, the research asks questions related to the use of threat intelligence, threat hunting, and the introduction of cyber reconnaissance.

What Elite Threat Hunters See, That Others Can’t

We spoke with a multinational corporation with several business units that employs threat reconnaissance to improve security. This walkthrough will illustrate the value of employing analysts in more strategic ways to optimize the incident response process, as well as improve prevention and detection.

Threat Reconnaissance Lessons from the Private Sector

State and Federal agencies continue to be targeted by sophisticated, nation-state-sponsored threat actors. The Banking and Finance sectors are similarly targeted by state-sponsored threat actors, and while the motivations may differ, the means necessary to defend against these threats is the same.

5 Strategic Insights to Help You Sell Smarter in 2022

Selling To Local Government/ 2021 Software Adoption Trends

Frictionless Zero Trust with CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike Falcon platform provides real-time security and compliance checks for user endpoints, enforcing access control beyond simple identity authentication and authorization. Achieve Zero Trust on all endpoints and enforce conditional access based on device health and compliance checks to secure against cyber attacks.

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