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IBM Cognitive Security digital white paper

At IBM Security, we are training a new generation of systems to understand, reason and learn about constantly evolving security threats. We are beginning to build security instincts and expertise into new defenses that analyze research reports, web text, threat data and other security-relevant structured and unstructured data - just like security professionals do every day - but at a scale like we've never seen. Read about the new era of cognitive security and why analysts will call upon cognitive systems to help augment and even automate their understanding of a threat... making analysts smarter about the latest attacks and freeing up valuable time to focus on other pressing issues.

NIST and DOD guidelines for Mobile Device Management

In this white paper we will look at NIST and DISA efforts to articulate requirements for Mobile Device Management. The line-in-the-sand for securing and managing mobile devices in government agencies and public sector offices has been drawn. Now is the time to prepare for the guidelines set forth by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) by exploring the vulnerabilities of mobility and mitigation strategies for complete mobile control with Mobile Device Management. Download  the Essential Capabilities for Secure Mobility for a high-level look at the over 300 guidelines in the DISA’s Mobile Device Management (MDM) Server Security Requirements Guide, and strategies to manage this ever expanding list.

The changing face of IT security in the government sector

A government’s core role is to protect and enhance the lives of its citizens. It must deliver services to create and sustain a robust and efficient public infrastructure, ensure public safety, foster sustainable economic growth, and build stronger communities. Those tasks bring many challenges, but one overriding requirement is common to them all: security. Without it, no government in the world can perform its role. Security is a prerequisite.

Mobile E-Signatures for Government
5 Key Trends Accelerate Government Demand for Mobile Signing

Mobile technologies are providing opportunities for delivering information and services to citizens, partners and the public. This complimentary white paper covers the 5 key trends influencing the transition to mobile e-signatures, including FedRAMP, derived credentials and mobile apps.

Public Safety Departments & Text Messaging
Simplify Public Records with Policies and Procedures

Text messaging for business purposes is on the rise. In fact, 80 percent of respondents from a 2015 Instantly/RingCentral study are using text messaging for business purposes, and 15 percent said more than half of their texts are sent or received for business purposes.1 Although text messaging is the most popular cell phone feature, there are certain guidelines and considerations that public safety agencies should be aware of when allowing employees to communicate by text. One such consideration is the role text messages could play in open records requests, eDiscovery, and litigious events.

How to Protect Windows-Based Endpoints from Zero-Day Malware and Exploits

Read this complimentary paper to learn how to protect Windows-based endpoints (e.g., desktops, servers, workstations, Windows CE devices) from zero-day malware and exploits.

5 Actions to take for an Airtight Mobile Use Strategy in Government

Enable text messaging and reduce your organization’s legal and open-records risk around mobile communications.

Lessons in Archiving for Public Sector Agencies

In this three-part e-book, Don DeLoach, former Chief Information Officer for City of Tallahassee and consultant to local government firms, walks public sector organizations through the key elements needed to respond quickly and accurately to open records requests: identifying what information needs to be retained and archived, best practices and procedures for retaining communications, finding and implementing an automated solution, and the important roles stakeholders play in the records response process.

Unlock the Power of Now

Data storage is a moving target, with organizations constantly having to estimate their needs months or years in the future. Red River’s Storage on Demand is the answer, by providing immediate access to extra storage capacity when you need it.  Download our latest ViewPoint and learn how a storage on demand solution can help you:

eBook: Five Reasons You Should Be Thinking Flash

All-Flash storage is transforming storage architecture and revolutionizing the enterprise data center. And, with prices dropping fast, Flash is now in easy reach of agencies under tight budget constraints.

A Faster Path to Cloud

With VSPEX and Red River, nothing stands in the way of the cost savings, extreme flexibility and opportunities for innovation that Cloud provides. The latest eBook from the experts at Red River charts a faster path to Cloud with Dell-EMC VSPEX Cloud architectures and hyper-converged infrastructure.   This eBook will show you how to:

Build Your Cloud Strategy with Confidence

Organizations are under immense pressure to get to the cloud now. But with tight budgets, limited resources and concerns about security and control, cloud remains out of reach for many.  

The Real Costs of Building vs. Buying Data Analytics Capabilities

Companies that leverage big data analytics outperform their competitors by 20% or more and big data can help businesses realize a potential increase of 60% operating margins. But what’s the best way to efficiently add these capabilities? Compare the benefits of building or buying your data analytics solution to determine which option best fits your needs in the new whitepaper from the experts at ViON and IBM.  The paper evaluates all the factors associated with this decision that impact your organization including:

Connecting the Digital Justice System - Protecting communities through real-time justice information sharing

Delivering a single view of real-time data to support justice and public safety decisions requires state-of-the-art technology. At the heart of our standards-based solution is the world’s fastest information exchange engine.  Within the court system, responsibilities range from docketing the court calendar to prosecuting to defending the accused to judging and sentencing. The data to support these myriad activities means you need to be able to quickly pull together information on citations, motor vehicle records, crime lab results—as well as the schedules of dozens of people. Beyond administering justice proceedings, you’re increasingly expected to improve the quality of justice, access to justice, and public trust and confidence in courts through what the private sector would call customer relations management.

Software AG: The #1 IOT Streaming Analytics platform

Why does Software AG have the highest scoring streaming analytics platform? We come armed with the highest performing data processing engine to deliver real-time business transformation to our customers.

Cisco Cybersecurity Pocket Guide 2016

As much as the Digital Economy and the Internet of Everything (IoE) create opportunities for companies and consumers - over $19 trillion in value to organizations over the next decade - they also create opportunities for hackers and cybercriminals. With an expanded attack surface represented by the IoE, cybercriminals look to cash in on the estimated value of $450 billion to over $1 trillion of the Hacker Economy.

Cisco 2016 Annual Security Report
Security professionals must rethink their defense strategies.

Adversaries and defenders are both developing technologiesand tactics that are growing in sophistication. For their part, bad actors are building strong back-end infrastructures with which to launch and support their campaigns. Online criminals are refining their techniques for extracting money from victims and for evading detection even as they continue to steal data and intellectual property.
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Federal Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and the Rise of Cloud-based Cognitive Computing

U.S. defense and intelligence organizations leverage analytic tools to help gather intelligence, investigate and deter a wide array of cybersecurity threats.  Open source intelligence (OSINT), a primary weapon in their arsenals, is quickly evolving to embrace cloud technologies and cognitive computing (artificial intelligence). These latest advances may help all types of government organizations better track what criminals do and say online, to thwart attacks and reduce cybersecurity risks.

Digitally Transforming Government through the convergence of EA & BPM
Accelerate your agency’s transition to a digital enterprise by integrating your enterprise architectures and business process management disciplines

Accelerate your agency’s transition to a digital enterprise by integrating your EA and BPM disciplines. We’ve aligned our two best-of-breed products, Alfabet and Aris, enabling you to plan, design and manage your agency and IT initiatives from a federated repository with integrated analytics.

Improving Citizen Engagement and Government Services Delivery Through Real-Time, Accurate and Complete Information

In the Age of the Customer, citizens expect their engagement with government agencies to be both efficient and effective. But it's impossible to create a seamless experience when information is fragmented. And when citizen requests for service remain unanswered, both citizens and public sector employees suffer.

Finding Purpose in the Internet of Things
Generate Value from the Flood of IoT Data

In the coming years, billions of connected devices will create a torrent of data. The question is not whether you can capture that information, but how you can use an IoT solution to solve new problems and enhance government services. This white Paper provides a framework for your organization to harness connected devices and remote monitoring capabilities for strategic benefits.

Keys To Digital Transformation in Government
Integration improves service delivery, reduces costs, and enables greater transparency

Not all government systems and services are created equal. Some share data and expose their services quite readily; others stand alone, seemingly aloof, incommunicado.  You don’t have to ponder that dynamic for long to realize that government systems that don’t work well together can create complications and inefficiencies that outweigh the benefits of a single application’s speed and performance.

Six Steps to Creating Your Hybrid Integration Stragegy
Cloud Integration for Digital Transformation: Complete Enterprise Connectivity

Agencies today need to integrate with an ever-increasing number of cloud applications. Do you have a strategy for meeting this challenge that considers the key factors that will ensure your cloud integration program is a success?

The 2017 Public Sector Guide to Social Media Strategy & Policy

The widespread adoption of social media across public agencies is creating new possibilities for public outreach and media relationships. But to be heard above the noise on social networks like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter requires a smart strategy and thoughtful policies.

The Public Sector Guide to Text Messaging Policy and Retention 2017 Edition

Learn the practical steps that will help your organization develop a text message policy and retention strategy to protect against the risk involved with use of this popular, universal form of communication. It also outlines smart text records management practices so you’ll be better prepared to respond to open records requests or other e-discovery needs when they arise.

Don’t Risk IT
Use FedRAMP-Compliant Web Meeting Tools

This infographic illustrates the differences between Jack and Zach. They both work in government IT. Jack wants to know something: Why can’t the people at his agency meet and collaborate on the web with anybody, anywhere, at a moment’s notice, without worrying about security?

Cisco Security Posture Assessment Service

*Validate Your Current Security Posture* Changing business models – cloud, mobile, social, and the Internet of Everything – all introduce new security challenges. Add to this, a dynamic threat landscape and you understand why now, more than ever, organizations need to protect their infrastructures, their data, and their brand reputation.

The value of smarter public safety and security
Reducing threats, increasing efficiency, delivering prosperity

Politicians and citizens consistently rank safety and security as a high priority. Good policing, emergency services, disaster preparedness and response help communities thrive. Yet with public budgets under severe strain, funding is a challenge. New initiatives must demonstrate tangible economic benefits.

Accelerating law enforcement

To protect citizens and investigate crimes and suspects, your law enforcement organization’s agents, officers and teams need access to real-time data and onsite information that includes maps, mugshots and time series data points. And, they need to be able to exchange information and communicate with other agencies.

High-performance law enforcement
Technology-powered policing for the twenty-first century

Law enforcement is increasingly an information management business. Getting the right information into the right hands at the right time can prevent crime and save lives. To get the most out of the new tools available to fight crime, law enforcement agencies need an integrated, end-to-end technology strategy — one that delivers the capabilities they need to protect and serve the public in a cost-effective manner.

Driving Value from Body Cameras
Analytics can help law enforcement gain insights into thousands of hours of video content

The use of body cameras by public safety and law enforcement professionals is a particularly hot topic, as increasing numbers of agencies purchase equipment and set up new policies. These devices capture events from the officers’ perspective, and can record part or all of an officer’s shift, depending on the agency’s defined policy. This surge in interest, including grant funding from the United States federal government, is intended to better protect the general public and improve the safety of officers.

Collaboration-as-a-Service: Breaking Down What You Need to Know

New collaboration technologies let governments connect and cooperate with a click of the mouse or a swipe of the finger. These technologies are more of a service than a tool; they are a true solution for achieving agency mission goals.

Cybersecurity Risk: The Driver for IT Modernization

Many federal, state and local government agencies are taking unnecessary security risks by operating network equipment beyond the end of supported life. Replacing outdated infrastructure with modern secure technology not only reduces security risks but also improves efficiency, productivity and service delivery in our digitized world. To bring awareness to this issue, and help the public sector address it, GovLoop and Cisco have partnered for this Industry Perspective about modernizing your network and infrastructure. In this report, we interviewed Anthony Grieco, Senior Director of Cisco’s Security and Trust Organization, for his take on the need for government to modernize.

The Importance of the Internet of Things for Communities
Five Essential Elements for your Digital Community

IDC answers your questions about how the Internet of Everything (IoE) can create amazing opportunities for your community to innovate faster, create a better quality of life for citizens, and make the best use of limited resources. Download this informative, complimentary whitepaper now.

Public Sector Text Messaging Scandals and 3 Major Tips to Avoid Them

Being in the public eye is difficult. Just ask any celebrity. Everything they do or say can cause quite the stir, and anything they do serves as fodder for the court of public opinion. Similar rules and judgment—befalls employees of local and state government agencies. The only difference is their public notoriety often comes on the back of an embarrassing scandal. Download this guide to examine 3 recent government text message scandals, and proactive ways to avoid them.

Five Steps to Creating Your Hybrid Integration Strategy

Enterprise organizations are adopting cloud-based SaaS applications at increasing rates. And many are simultaneously moving existing applications and systems to public and/or private cloud infrastructures. These trends are making hybrid IT environments the “new normal.”

The Government Social Media Survival Guide

For public sector organizations, interacting with the community is an absolute necessity. Social media not only makes it easy to communicate instantly ─ it can also establish your agency as a go-to resource for news, alerts, and emergency instructions.

3 Ways Text Messaging Exposes Government Organizations to Massive Risk

Texting is simple, concise and compatible with virtually every mobile device, operating system and wireless carrier—making it extremely accessible when a government official or employee wants to communicate with staff or community members in a time-crunched world. But even though text is easy, reliable and intuitive—if it’s used for official business communications, it can create tremendous risk.

Reach New Heights with Red River and FlexPod® for Cloud

Cloud computing and virtualization offer powerful benefits, but they are complex undertakings that can rain on any organization or agency’s plans. There is a silver lining: Red River knows Cloud.

Real-World Surveillance Success

The ability to counter security threats and criminal activity is on the rise with dramatic leaps in video surveillance capabilities. However, without the right solutions and expertise, costs and complexities can quickly derail surveillance initiatives and undermine compliance.
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A Natural Evolution: From Data Center Consolidation to IT Optimization

As federal IT organizations make progress consolidating and modernizing their IT infrastructures, the impact of legacy platforms, technologies and traditional data centers still weighs heavy, along with each agency’s ability to attract and maintain the skill sets and applications needed to meet 21st century requirements.

Gov Viewpoint: Turn Your Network into a Sensor & Enforcer

You’ve already invested heavily in network infrastructure. Start putting it to work to increase situation awareness and improve incident response.

Convergence: The First Step to the Internet of Everything
Sometimes Disruption is a Good Thing

The Internet of Everything (IoE) is changing everything. But it's creating amazing opportunities for government agencies. Read this GovLoop paper to see how to innovate faster and benefit from the convergence of cloud, mobility, and big data analytics with the IoE.

VIEWPOINT: Solving IOT & Big Data Demands

Open the door to the massive data sets Big Data and Internet of Things (IOT) initiatives entail and you’ll likely swamp your established systems. Find out how you can move Big Data and IOT plans forward in this new ViewPoint from the experts at Red River and Fujitsu. You’ll learn how to:

Rethinking the Network as a Security Sensor and Enforcer

Today’s corporate networks are more important to business objectives than ever before. Consequently, greater amounts of sensitive data traverse both wired and wireless networks. This plethora of valuable data in today's enterprise attracts an increasing number of hackers and malware applications. However, the inherent connected intelligence and distributed nature that makes the network a treasure trove for cybercriminals can also empower the network to be a proactive security tool. Through traffic visibility, and segmentation, today's enterprise network can prove itself to be a sensor and enforcer for security.

The Importance of Foundational Security in Public Sector Networks

Across organizations from all sectors, the network is becoming more integral to daily operations. This is acutely felt by public sector organizations in the United States, namely federal, state, and local governmental organizations. Public sector organizations contend with the challenge of ensuring the security of highly sensitive data on the network in the midst of uncertain budgets and, in many cases, outdated infrastructure. At the same time, many public sector organizations grapple with a complex web of compliance protocols that must be supported on the network. This Analyst Connection explores the need for network infrastructure upgrades that include "foundational security."

Cybersecurity Risk: Industry Perspective The Driver for IT Modernization

Many federal, state and local government agencies are taking unnecessary security risks by operating network equipment beyond the end of supported life. Replacing outdated infrastructure with modern secure technology not only reduces security risks but also improves efficiency, productivity and service delivery in our digitized world. To bring awareness to this issue, and help the public sector address it, GovLoop and Cisco have partnered for this Industry Perspective about modernizing your network and infrastructure. In this report, we interviewed Anthony Grieco, Senior Director of Cisco’s Security and Trust Organization, for his take on the need for government to modernize.

eBook: Five Reasons You Should Be Thinking Flash

All-Flash storage is transforming storage architecture and revolutionizing the enterprise data center. And, with prices dropping fast, Flash is now in easy reach of agencies under tight budget constraints.

4 Ways to Reduce Records Challenges with Automation

Responding to records requests is time consuming, can drain your personnel resources, and failing to respond quickly may open your agency up to litigation.

Viewpoint: Empower Network Protection, Intel & Visibility

Traditional network defenses are failing. They can’t defend against insider threats and don’t deliver the lateral visibility you need to see and respond to anomalies real-time. Red River is solving this problem for government agencies with StealthWatch.

Data Driven Government

This paper outlines a way forward in the journey to a data-driven government. Although the principles apply to all agencies, the focus of this paper is the government agencies responsible for revenue collection and distribution of social benefits.

Smarter Care: Impact at the point of care

Health and social care systems are interdependent and each critically affects the other. Yet, a complex matrix of public and private stakeholders dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals still operates largely within silos. They provide separate types of intervention, often with competing objectives and insufficient regard for the outcomes. The world is now at the cusp of creating a type of “system of systems,” in which private and public stakeholders are coming together to coordinate resources at unprecedented levels. These stakeholders span industries, governments, cities and communities. Learn how you can improve social systems at the point of delivery in this white paper.

Co-ordinating Health and Human Services

The federal government is providing critical funding to the states to enable states and cities to improve program results for citizens. Research repeatedly confirms that the vast majority of healthcare costs are associated with a small minority of individuals with chronic conditions. For vulnerable populations, state and federal government leaders are looking beyond traditional healthcare boundaries to address the non-health conditions associated with high-need populations. They are considering social determinants such as housing, education, work and early life experience to uncover ways to improve the health of families and individuals and contain healthcare costs. Learn how a single view of the citizen can improve service delivery and outcomes when delivering social services.

Modernize and Simplify with Unity!

EMC is a global leader in enabling government agencies to redefine their operations and deliver IT as a service (ITaaS). Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect, and analyze their most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted, and cost-efficient way.

Flash Decisions: Which Solution is Right for You?

Once available only to those with big budgets, Flash storage is now well within reach of most organizations and offers tremendous speed and capacity advantages. But with so many Flash options, it’s difficult to discern which solutions are right for you.

eBook: A Faster Path to Cloud

With VSPEX and Red River, nothing stands in the way of the cost savings, extreme flexibility and opportunities for innovation that Cloud provides. The latest eBook from the experts at Red River charts a faster path to Cloud with EMC VSPEX Cloud architectures and hyper-converged infrastructure.

eBook: Realizing the Full Potential of the Software-Defined Data Center

Why stop at virtualizing servers and storage? By virtualizing the network with VMware NSX networking virtualization platform, organizations can institute the third pillar of the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), move to next-generation networking and enable many of the benefits they’re already seeing by virtualizing compute and storage.

Data Analytics for Federal Healthcare eBook: Alleviating Pressure with Insight and Intelligence

Government healthcare agencies are under tremendous pressure to provide better patient care and manage sophisticated security threats as well as complex IT infrastructure – All while pinned down by strict budget limitations and compliance mandates.

Flash Decisions: Which Solution is Right for You?

Once available only to those with big budgets, Flash storage is now well within reach of most organizations and offers tremendous speed and capacity advantages. But with so many Flash options, it’s difficult to discern which solutions are right for you.

Top 10 Considerations for Selecting Mobile Gateways

Mission-Critical mobile workers who spend most of their time on the road or in temporary offices operate in a wide range of industries—law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire departments, utilities, field service, disaster relief, news, and entertainment—but they all have one thing in common: they need seamless, reliable mobile connectivity. Whether it’s connecting to the home office or setting up an ad-hoc network on-site, mobile connectivity is essential to their work. This article will help you with considerations when selecting Mobile Gateways.

Is it your network that’s bringing down your most critical applications?

Or is another application in your ecosystem to blame? Whether your networks or your apps are giving you a bad day, we give you the tools to help you figure out what’s to blame.  Visit our trial download library and choose from one of our network or application monitoring tools – and start having a good day again.

Top Reasons to Choose EMC for Video Surveillance Applications

Meeting the needs of an open, flexible and cost-effective video surveillance storage infrastructure can be challenging. However, if you need to reduce costs, insure video asset security and manage growth, EMC provides open, flexible and cost-effective video surveillance solutions that cover the entirety of edge-to-core deployments. Find out the top 5 reasons to choose EMC for your next video surveillance project.

Avoid over purchasing IT resources and infrastructure

Organizations are under immense pressure to get to the cloud now. But with tight budgets, limited resources and concerns about security and control, cloud remains out of reach for many.   In this exciting new eBook from ViON and Hitachi Data Systems Federal, you’ll learn how to Build Your Cloud Strategy with Confidence and use a cloud-based business model to:   Experience freedom and flexibility using operational vs. capital funds to break free from traditional procurement constraints

Hidden in Plain Sight: Practical Tips for Detecting and Fixing the Underlying Causes of Common Application Performance Problems

Performance issues today are compounded by the ever-increasingly complex infrastructures that IT teams must contend with when delivering applications. Infrastructures that contain a combination of virtualized, hosted, and cloud environments. Applications that are increasingly distributed, multi-tiered, and consist of disparate components supported by a growing number of suppliers.
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Flipping the 80/20 Rule to Gain Agile Application Development

Because agencies typically spend 80 percent of IT budgets managing legacy systems and only 20 percent on new technology -- the more agencies can adopt agile application development methods, the faster they will increase efficiency and improve performance.  Agility in software development requires keeping code simple, testing often and delivering functional bits of an application as soon as they are ready.

eBook: The Business of Cloud

Cloud IT offers an expansive array of benefits, from extreme performance and high availability to flexibility and the ability to pay for storage and services on demand.  But the business of Cloud can be complex.
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Solutions to Safeguarding Growing Cloud Data

IT and security managers in the federal government—like their private sector counterparts—are facing daunting challenges when it comes to safeguarding data throughout their organization.

11 Mistakes when buying charging and storage carts & How to Avoid Them

Download this whitepaper from Blackbox to lean about the top 11 mistakes that are made when buying charging carts and how your government organization can apply those principles and avoid those mistakes.  Contact your GovConnection account manager to learn more.

ESET through GovConnection: Flexible bundles right-sized for your organization

ESET bundled business solutions simplify purchasing by reducing the number of licenses you need to buy, renew and manage. And with the ability to upgrade any time, you can buy with confidence now and add capabilities and licenses as you need them. With ESET bundled business solutions you can cover all platforms including workstations, servers and mobile devices with one easy to manage bundle.  Download the whitepaper and then call your GovConnection account manager to learn more.
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Growing Government Cyber Intelligence (ebook)

As traditional network perimeters surrounding data centers dissolve, agencies face enormous difficulties fending off attacks using a patchwork of traditional security tools to protect classified or personally identifiable information (PII).

Making the Case for Storage on Demand (ebook)

It’s no wonder that storage tops the “to-do” lists of many government and commercial enterprises. With data volumes growing at exponential rates and new technology initiatives, such as Cloud, virtualization and Big Data, requiring increased capacity and performance, powerful storage options are now a must-have. Storage is also increasingly complex. Yet, today’s tight IT budgets leave little room for error, so it’s important to make the right choices from the start.
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Survey Underscores Need for Greater Application Management Awareness

Government application portfolios are plagued with redundant functions and a lack of transparency, which has led to uncontrolled costs and a general reluctance to change anything. This frustrating scenario is primarily why Application Portfolio Management (APM) is considered vital to helping improve agency operations, including the ability to manage cloud services, lower hardware and software costs, and minimize risks.
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‘Deter and Detect, Disrupt and Protect’
How Agencies Can Reduce Insider Threat Risks

Insider threats rank among the most common, costly and damaging risks federal agencies face today. Read i360Gov's latest special report to learn what you can do to better protect your organization. Also in the report, Chris Farrow, CISO for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, describes what the FDIC has done to reduce insider threats.
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A Roadmap for E-Discovery Compliance

Without the right combination of tools and defendable, repeatable, internal processes in place, agencies tend to ‘overcollect’ information for e-discovery, and can end up incurring judicial sanctions, along with ballooning costs. By establishing scalable and agency-wide e-discovery processes, it’s possible to lower costs, and improve regulatory compliance. Read this important i360Gov special report to learn more what it takes to efficiently handle information requests and avoid sanctions, fines, or any undermining of public confidence.

Auditing Your Data for Insider Threats

Data generated by applications and servers, inside or outside a department or agency, can play a significant role in determining anomalous employee behaviors. In some cases, the motivational context for those behaviors can signify an insider threat. Knowing the difference between willful acts and innocent mistakes requires understanding when user activity is abnormal in the broader context of employee behavior.
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Special Report: Anything as a Service

Government agencies are under pressure to keep costs under tight control while at the same time providing a high level of services to citizens and businesses. It’s a tall order for sure, but not impossible thanks to a host of “anything-as-a-service” offerings enabled by the cloud and virtualization technology.
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Defense Organizations Strive for Software-Defined Operations

Virtualization mandates have spread as military organizations strive to comply with initiatives such as the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) and ‘Cloud First.’ Now defense and military organizations are migrating to cloud services, which rely on virtualized apps, servers and storage, as a way to modernize IT operations.
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Defending the Enterprise: Reinforcing Endpoint Security Across all Levels of Government

As the number and severity of security breaches rises, detecting anomalies and performing triage to quickly respond to cyber-attacks -- by killing processes or wiping to erase compromised devices -- has become a necessity across government agencies and departments. Read i360Gov’s latest special report to learn more about the latest guidance to address endpoint security, and how the state of Hawaii is stepping up to take a leading role as a cybersecurity hub in the Pacific.
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Embracing Data’s ‘Dark’ Side: Mitigating Risks of Unstructured Data

Government organizations generate, share and strive to maintain oceans of unstructured data, which is causing storage and/or backup operations to grow by at least 20-40% per year.  As agencies intensify their focus on how to improve constituent services, they must figure out how to decipher what data must be kept, for how long, and what can be discarded from the sea of transactional data that flows through every day. Read i360Gov’s latest special report to gain the latest advice from Administration officials, and learn how the Department of Justice handles its hefty data management responsibilities.

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