Opinion


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Why compliance demands a DevOps approach

Security compliance doesn't have to stifle innovation -- it should baked into the agile development process.

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Why the CDM program needs an overhaul

By focusing on legacy attack vectors, DHS’ cybersecurity program fails to address rapidly evolving new threats.

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Reorganization fever

The Trump administration's reorganization plan could be a catalyst for substantive change.

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Orchestrating security technology

To tackle advanced threats in an ever more complex cyber world, agencies must integrate all their security tools, data and processes.

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Cyber challenges demand trained young leaders

Participants in this year's Cyber Defense Exercise fought back challenges of the type threatening U.S. critical infrastructure, including ransomware.

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7 not-so-secret weapons to modernize apps

High-profile failures can make "AppMod" a daunting proposition, but how you start shapes how you finish.

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Virtual roadblocks to modernization

Our aging federal IT infrastructure is a big impediment to using state-of-the-art tech applications for government service delivery.

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Securing the government cloud

FedRAMP is a good first step, argues one security expert, but in the end, the customer is responsible for taking steps to prevent, detect and respond to cyber adversaries.

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How government can securely move IT systems to the cloud

To manage the risks and maximize the opportunities, agencies keep five key considerations in mind.

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Cloud telecom can help agencies do more with less

In the government's battle to streamline operations and cut costs, cloud-based unified communications offer a quick win.

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10 steps to address the federal hiring freeze

Agency human capital leaders must adjust their performance management plans to reflect the changes President Trump is promising.

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Why Trump should dump spreadsheets

Many agencies still create multi-billion-dollar budgets in Excel spreadsheets, making it difficult to avoid the exact kind of waste the Office of Management and Budget wants to eliminate.