• New Directions in Cyber Security

    “Deep Learning” Drives Advanced Cybersecurity: Identifying and mitigating attacks from sophisticated malware requires advanced solutions, such as AI-enabled deep learning. Unlike measures that are strictly reactive, deep learning protects systems before malware is written, including emerging threats to the communications and IT supply chains. 08/15/2019

  • Everyday Cloud: Monitoring Performance of Ubiquitous Off-Prem Services

    Cloud services are fast becoming a basic feature of the modern IT toolkit. Across government, the cloud’s ubiquity and agencies’ dependence on it have grown with the adoption of web-based services, among them Office 365. Government agencies rely on the popular suite of business apps to such an extent that it’s failure would cripple operations. 08/08/2019

  • Cloud Migration, Resiliency and Security

    The administration’s Cloud Smart Strategy identifies security as a critical component of cloud-based transformation. That’s true of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), a division of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. After moving operations to the cloud, its data is better protected and network systems better prepared for customer surges during open enrollment. And new, built-in system redundancies mean that recovering from a disaster will be easier than in the past. Moreover, going to the cloud means that the likelihood of a disaster is diminished. 07/30/2019

  • Best Practices in Cyber: Top 5 Vulnerabilities You Might be Overlooking

    $18 million. That is the cost of damages stemming from the May 2019 ransomware attack on the City of Baltimore. Recent events like this demonstrate that cyber espionage is still considered one of the most dangerous threats facing the federal government. 07/17/2019

  • Cell phone conversations are being hacked every day in Washington, D.C.

    Recent reports acknowledged numerous rogue cell sites are in use in the area meaning that sensitive government and personal information is at risk. 07/12/2019


  • Data Center Optimization Initiative And You

    In April 2019 the GAO published a 98-page report titled “Additional Agency Actions Needed to meet OMB Goals". This white paper presents the most recent information available from the United States General Accounting Office (GAO) on the progress by the respective federal agencies towards compliance with the Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI).

  • IBM Government Cloud Virtual Summit

    The IBM Government Cloud Virtual Summit is designed for leaders and change makers working to apply the power of cloud and AI technologies to the unique needs of government agencies. At this free online conference, engage with government and industry experts who share their lessons learned on topics ranging from digital government leadership to analytics and AI, from migration and hybrid cloud management to cybersecurity best practices. See how technology is being deployed in addressing some of the biggest issues facing society today.

  • Agencies Prepare for 5G

    As 2020 and the promised delivery of the 5G wireless standard approaches, government agencies are preparing to take full advantage of the increased capacity it will bring. The new 5G standard will be able to deliver high-volume, high-speed, low latency data that promises to transform government operations. Being able to send and receive that much data will vastly expand opportunities for agencies to explore advanced technologies like augmented and virtual reality systems, automation, and advanced data analytics.

  • How to Build a Well-Architected Cloud for U.S. Government Agencies

    Read How to Build a Well-Architected Cloud for U.S. Government Agencies now to discover why there is a lot more to cloud architecture than targeting workloads to migrate and finding a place to put them.

  • SteelCentral Aternity Mobile Application Performance Management

    SteelCentral Aternity addresses a full range of mobile APM use cases for developers of both consumer and workforce mobile apps, IT Ops who support them, and the business executives who rely on them to grow and transform their markets.