Opinion


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Managing the risks of data sprawl

A formalized risk framework can help agencies gain control of their entire information lifecycle.

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Accelerating IT modernization

It's not the money, it's the outcome that matters most when it comes to MGT.

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Can't we all just get along?

Some friction between senior careerists and political appointees is inevitable, but a little empathy can go a long way.

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How hunt operations can strengthen your security posture

Highly trained teams actively searching for evidence of hackers on the network can spot risks a security operations center might miss.

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Making modernization happen

Three key budget and policy steps from Congress and the Trump Administration would go a long way toward addressing this critical challenge.

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Federal acquisition shops shouldn't wait for direction

Three questions federal acquisition offices must answer after OMB Memo 17-22.

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How to ensure successful deployment of new technologies

When crafting a deployment strategy, remember these five best practices.

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How to report cybersecurity strategies to senior leaders

Government agencies can look to the private sector for the proven elements of a successful executive briefing.

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A security solution that's simple for government, tough for attackers

Format-preserving encryption can secure legacy systems and new solutions alike.

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The enterprise risk management approach to cybersecurity

Better cybersecurity tools are not even half the battle.

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How cloud can take open data to new heights

By removing the storage and transmission barriers, agencies are seeing the use of their datasets explode.

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Rules for IT radicals

A pragmatic guide to realistically disrupting the federal IT space.