The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program represents a dramatic shift from the government's traditional focus on certifying systems as secure and then rechecking them every so often.
As agencies deal with travel restrictions and increasingly complex work teams, the technology options for bringing employees together are keeping pace.
Official "bring your own app" policies are still few and far between, but agencies are adapting to their employees' demands.
Revised thermal standards and an array of cooling techniques promise to reverse the data center power drain.
Federal entities are playing a number of roles in population health management as the practice continues to unfold.
How it works
What started as a version control system for code has become a platform for ideas and collaboration.
Many agencies are using a patch management tool that can be a powerful ally in the quest for continuous monitoring.
From eight simple principles to today's vast ecosystem, here's what's happening -- and how to take full advantage.
The successor to storage virtualization remains largely untested by agencies, but industry experts say the benefits will change that soon enough.
The technology has become more common in the federal space and even in consumer settings, but it still has a long way to go.
To counter the strain desktop virtualization can put on data centers and administrators, some agencies and vendors are turning to desktop as a service.
Network functions virtualization promises to save time and money by running components such as firewalls and intrusion detection as virtual machines.
Well-designed IaaS deployments can allow failures to happen without the customer and their users noticing.
Cloud computing is expanding the data encryption and key management issues agencies face.
Software-defined networking is still in its infancy, but science-oriented networks already see the potential.