Whitepapers


Mobile Security: A Multi-Faceted Approach

Government agencies rely on mobile devices more than ever before. And it’s not just field operatives or inspectors. Agency staffers at all levels are being issued mobile devices. The challenge now for agencies is to ensure productivity and access to the tools they need to do their jobs; while at the same time ensuring those devices are truly secure. Security threats facing mobile devices continue to evolve, and so too must the security solutions and policies that protect those devices.


5 Ways Storage is Holdling You Back

Every day, government agencies must deal with new data challenges and raising public expectations for instantaneous, real-time service. In order to meet these needs, government IT departments are seeking a range of storage solutions in the hopes of optimizing the way data is stored, used and analyzed. Solid state storage used to cost a pretty penny but with its cost decreasing, it’s a game changer for agency data centers. In this white paper, learn five reasons why it’s worth considering upgrading to all-flash storage.


Flash Storage Buyer's Guide

Even if you haven't deployed flash in your infrastructure yet, chances are, in the next year it's likely to happen. To help you get started, we developed a comprehensive, vendor-neutral Flash Storage Buyer's Guide. The purpose of this guide is to provide a basis for evaluating and selecting the best flash storage solution for your business.


Simply Pure Cloud Economics 101

To the cloud, or not to the cloud? The answer may be more simple and economical than you imagine. In this white paper, Brian Garrett from Enterprise Strategy Group, is providing a quick lesson in cloud economics, based on an ESG audit of a model that compares the monthly cost of public cloud infrastructure with the monthly cost of leasing a converged private cloud.


Unlocking The Value of Federal Big Data

There has always been information around us. But it has only been in recent years that we have been able to harness the potent combination of powerful computing capabilities and an exploding volume of data to achieve unprecedented insights into our environments through Big Data. Despite widespread agreement that Big Data promises many benefits to federal agencies, fundamental questions and confusion remain over how to go about developing and applying Big Data capabilities.


Improving Threat Defenses with Pervasive Network Visibility and Security

With network complexity at an all-time high, gaining visibility across the network is harder than ever to achieve. Using sophisticated behavioral analytics, the Cisco StealthWatch System transforms data from existing infrastructure into actionable intelligence to deliver comprehensive visibility and protection for even the largest, most dynamic networks.


Tripwire Enterprise: Filling in the Gaps of HBSS

On the surface, the concept of the HBSS product suite is good: a set of pre-selected security solutions sold as an affordable package to protect the U.S. Department of Defense information systems and networks. Yet the solutions that the DoD can choose from leave gaps in security coverage. Learn how Tripwire® Enterprise helps fill those gaps.


Implementing FISMA SI-7: Tackle this Challenging Control to Improve Your FISMA Grade

To enhance your FISMA compliance grade, you must implement one of the most challenging controls in NIST SP800-53: SI-7, which requires organizations to employ automated and centrally-managed integrity verification tools to detect unauthorized change. This level of visibility can be difficult enough to achieve, but SI-7 also requires organizations to incorporate the unauthorized changes they find into their incident response process and be ready to pass an audit trial demonstrating these capabilities.


BIM Poised for Greater Adoption

Government agencies at the federal, state and local levels are always looking for ways to improve the manner in which they carry out various programs. This is both to ensure better outcomes and get the most out of the limited financial and staff resources they have to assign to projects. When it comes to building and construction jobs, nothing seems more promising than Building Information Modeling (BIM). Download this report to get access to findings from a recent survey polling more than 100 government and contractor sources about their organizations’ current use of BIM.


SEWP Keeps Pace with Tech Horizons

NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) contract vehicle has grown in size and currently operates with 145 contract holders, 119 of which are small businesses. Over the years, SEWP has gone from just one of a number of government-wide acquisition contracts (GWACs) to the top of the pile. It’s widely considered as one of best run IT-based contracts and has become a go-to resource for government agencies. Download this special report containing expert viewpoints from SEWP Program Manager, Joanne Woytek and experienced contract holders, as we take a deeper dive into SEWP V.


Getting the Edge on Cyberthreats

An event overview of the Aug. 24th Security Summit: Getting the Edge on Cyber Threats. Download now to learn more!


Advanced Analytics: A Powerful Prescription for Health and Social Programs

Advanced analytics can bring significant changes to government healthcare and social programs. Applying this level of data analytics can greatly improve patient outcomes, enhance research efforts and drive greater value from disparate data stores. It is already helping improve diagnoses and care and promises to streamline healthcare and social service practices in the future. Download this informative eBook to learn more!