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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.

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Independence, accountability and the Office of Inspector General

Two longtime federal IT leaders explore the balancing act required to maximize IGs' effectiveness.

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What now for the Army's $5B ADMC 3 contract?

A key vehicle for hardware purchases has been slowed by protests and is now at an important crossroads.

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Why this IT modernization push could actually work

A former agency CIO suggests that the key pieces are finally falling into place.

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