Whitepapers


Hackers have an effective plan to get to your privileged accounts – here’s a three-step plan to prevent their success

Gaining access to privileged accounts is key to a hacker’s success because of the unlimited access that they provide. Read this paper to learn a framework for creating a Privileged Account Management (PAM) governance plan and a three-step process for taking control of your privileged accounts.


Beyond Meeting the NARA Mandates

Despite a deadline of December 31st, about one third of federal agency leaders are still unsure how they will achieve compliance with NARA requirements. However, satisfying requirements are just one of the many reasons agencies should change and improve their processes. Download this report to read more on the latest strategies for effectively managing agency records and information.


Preparing for Private Cloud and Hybrid IT with Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure

Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure (RHCI) provides a datacenter platform for traditional applications and OpenStack for next-generation cloud applications, as well as a cloud management platform (CMP) to unify the management across both workload types, running on-premise or in public clouds. It is clear that enterprises will require a full solution to realize the many benefits of cloud while maintaining control and governance. RHCI is a prime example of a cloud solution that can help enterprises make the migration.


Mobile Security: Agency Workers on the Move

The proliferation of mobile devices has changed the modern workplace. Employees can stay fully engaged and connected no matter where they’re working. However, supporting a seamless mobile workforce requires enterprise-grade mobile security. Keith Fuentes, VP of Samsung KNOX, tells FCW how advanced mobile security technology, and the processes to match, can pay off in increased employee productivity, cost savings and a truly secure mobile workforce.


Barriers to the Cloud Remain

About six years ago, the White House launched its Cloud First initiative. This was intended to encourage agencies to consider cloud computing as a platform for their IT operations because of the flexibility and the opportunity for cost savings. During an event on March 30, speakers addressed security concerns about cloud computing platforms. Download this eBook to learn more about how security is handled on cloud computing platforms.


Old PCs Put Your Business at Risk

Protect against hackers by upgrading to new desktops featuring Intel’s hardware-enhanced security and supporting software. Innovative hardware enhancements, built into Intel®-powered desktops since mid-2013, “harden” key information and commands normally executed in software, giving your business maximum protection. Read this paper to learn what your organization can do to overcome security challenges.


Four Ways to Win by Replacing Legacy Laptops and Desktops

Security. That’s what keeps IT leaders up at night. Yet security is not the only concern – to it, you can add incompatible platforms and operating systems, limited technical/IT resources, and ever-shrinking budgets. Research from IDG shows a direct correlation between the mitigating these challenges and upgrading client hardware and OS’s. Read this 2 page paper to learn more about how replacing legacy client systems can help alleviate security risks while improving end user productivity.


6 Benefits of Upgrading to Windows 10

This paper details the benefits of switching to Windows 10 and the best new features of the new OS for business. Explore the benefits of moving to modern operating systems and get a quick list of actions you can take to ease the way.


Modern Manufacturing Comes to Federal Agencies

Call it 3D printing, call it additive manufacturing; by any name, it’s transforming fields as diverse as biological engineering and aircraft part production. Fields like that require precise tolerances in component production, which digital 3D printing provides. They also have significant degrees of flexibility and versatility, since 3D printer output is generated directly from digital files you can instantly edit or revise as needed.Download this exclusive Executive Insights to learn how 3D printing is emerging as the answer for many complex government production and prototyping projects.


The Rugged Truth: TCO of Rugged vs. Non-Rugged Computing Devices

Are you trying to determine if a rugged notebook or tablet is right for your business? Technology Business Research, Inc.(TBR) found in their recent research, purchasers should understand the true value of their mobile computing by calculating the total cost of ownership to see if a switch to rugged systems is worthwhile. In order to help IT and organizational purchasers make the right computing investment, Dell and Intel® recently worked with VDC Research to understand the true total cost of ownership for rugged vs. non–rugged notebooks and tablets in harsh work environments. Read this white paper to see the costs associated with each scenario and to help you determine if a rugged solution would benefit your business.


3 Must-Haves for Rugged Devices

A rugged notebook or tablet is just one piece of a mobile solution for highly demanding, tough work environments. When combined with the right level of support, security, and manageability, the comprehensive solution will keep employees in the field, on the road, and thriving in the harshest conditions. Download this whitepaper to learn more about how to find the right combination of rugged notebooks, which feature Intel® Core vPro technology, and the appropriate services needed to meet the demands of your end users.


Security Mandate: Evolving Response to Evolving Threats

After years of well-publicized and damaging data breaches at major agencies, there’s no question the federal government faces a massive cybersecurity challenge. The traditional methods of securing agency networks and systems often prove ineffective against the newest rapidly evolving generation of cyberthreats. Download this article to learn more on what steps agencies are taking to combat this new advanced category of cyberthreats.