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Cybersecurity: What the U.S. can teach Europe

European countries should take a cue from the U.S. and move from being reactive to proactive when it comes to cybersecurity policies, writes Titania's Edwin Bentley.

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How agencies' security efforts can drive economic growth

Government IT can support more than just an agency mission -- physical and cybersecurity alike are critical to economic vitality.

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4 keys to digitizing federal records

A closer partnership between records management and IT leaders will make digitization seamless and foster a more open government.

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How IT reform could still pass Congress this year

Precious little time is left for legislative action, but Alan Balutis explains why FITARA and other reform efforts still have a chance.

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Do you know who will follow you?

Editor-in-Chief Troy K. Schneider says agencies could learn from the private sector's approach to succession planning.

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3 ways to get more out of the Data Act

An expert in government management and transformation argues more is required of Congress and agencies alike.

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Isolate and conquer: Getting past a reliance on layered security

It's time to throw cyberattackers into solitary before they strike, writes Bromium's Simon Crosby.

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Pivoting for the next big leap in government IT

For all the advancements we've seen in consumer technology and enterprise applications in the past couple of decades, government networks have remained largely unchanged.

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Program management: The importance of architecture

Integrating a comprehensive business architecture into an IT program's technical architecture can reduce risk and save time and money.

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How business-led IT changes the game

As other departments increase their technology spending, IT leaders can reap the benefits for the entire agency by following these five steps.

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Overcoming the fear of change can save our government billions

Video collaboration can bring big savings and efficiency gains, if managers get past their status-quo concerns.

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Continuous monitoring: Closer than you think

Many agencies are using a patch management tool that can be a powerful ally in the quest for continuous monitoring.