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2017 Top 100 Webinar: A year of change and transformation

2017 has been a year of tremendous change in the market place and the Top 100 rankings are one of the best tools for the understanding the trends driving today’s competitive environment. This webinar will explore those trends including major merger and acquisitions, new technology trends, budget issues and evolving customer demands. Drawing from our data and from interviews with leading executives, Washington Technology Editor-in-chief Nick Wakeman will explore what the changes mean and where companies will find opportunities in the next year and beyond.

Date: Sep 21, 2017

Time: 2:00pm


Building a Cyber-Ready Agency

Cybersecurity in government is more challenging than ever. Not only are cyber threats more numerous and sophisticated, but the federal enterprise is increasingly complex, defying quick fixes or simple solutions. In this webcast, Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett, Navy Cyber Security Division Director/Deputy Department of the Navy CIO, will discuss how the Navy is placing an emphasis on cybersecurity through cyber policies, workforce training, and other ways to improve its cyber posture.

Date: Sep 26, 2017

Time: 2:00pm


Scaling Security Workflows for Government Agencies

For most federal agencies dealing with increased security threats, limiting machine-data collection is not an option. But faced with finite IT budgets, few agencies can continue to absorb the high costs of scaling high-end network attached storage (NAS) or moving to and expanding a block-based storage footprint. During this webcast, you’ll learn about more cost-effective solutions to support large-scale machine-data ingestion and fast data access for security analytics.

Date: Sep 28, 2017

Time: 11:00AM


Meet CUI Compliance: What Agencies and Contractors Should Know

The December 31, 2017 deadline for protecting Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and complying with the NIST Special Publication 800-171 standard is fast approaching. Organizations must ensure they are protecting sensitive government information now and into the future, and are accountable for the information they process, store, and transmit in their information systems. Join us for a discussion on strategies to help federal agencies and contractors meet the main CUI requirements as established by NIST 800-171 and DFARS 252.204-7012.

Date: Oct 10, 2017

Time: 2:00pm


Taking IT to the Edge: Delivering on the Promise of IoT

Agencies across the federal government are primed to take advantage of emerging solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). In many cases, agencies already have countless networked devices embedded in their field operations, providing an opportunity to gain new insights and to create new services. But to realize the full benefits of IoT, agencies need to push more intelligence to the edge of their operations. In this webcast, Jeffrey Voas, a computer scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, will discuss steps that agencies can take to turn IoT into operational intelligence and better decisions.

Date: Oct 12, 2017

Time: 2:00pm


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VDI in the Public Sector: Is Desktop Virtualization Gaining Ground?

Virtual desktop infrastructure solutions have been around for a long time. But in many ways, the case for VDI has never been stronger, as agencies look for better approaches to securing and managing end-user devices. But does the perception of VDI align with the reality? What is driving interest in VDI solutions—and what concerns are slowing agencies down? This exclusive webcast will review the results of a new survey looking at the emerging role of VDI in government IT strategies.


Developing Federal Organizations’ Security and Logging Maturity Beyond NIST 800 Requirements

Discussion of NIST 800-53 has ramped up as of late with Revision 5 being delayed, and now expected to come to fruition in late 2017 or early 2018. As federal agencies await the revision, they have a rare opportunity to devote resources to maturing their security posture in line with the NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF), and to move beyond foundational, compliance oriented processes and systems.


Conquer Data Chaos Through Digital Transformation and Collaboration

Working in a government entity, you’ll face some of the greatest document management challenges today, with larger data volumes than ever before. And in an age in which citizens’ expectations of services are also rapidly increasing, government must transform how services are delivered. Kodak Alaris and Alfresco have teamed up to help the government sector conquer these large volumes of data through digital transformation. Turning what was once data chaos into an efficient digital repository — providing time-saving, workload-reducing, error-free digital document solutions. To us, it’s all about redefining the flow of information.


New Strategies for Managing the Insider Threat

The insider threat—whether unintentional or malicious—remains one of the most elusive cyber risks. Rather than merely defending the perimeter, agencies need to gain better insight into activity inside their networks and at the endpoints. In this session, Joseph Kirschbaum, Director for Defense Capabilities and Management at the Government Accountability Office, will discuss strategies for identifying and mitigating insider threats.


Government Looks to Commercial Cloud

The public or commercial cloud continues to become a more significant part of government agencies’ IT strategies. In some cases, it’s even supporting critical systems. In this webcast, Michael Fairless, Branch Chief at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will discuss best practices in leveraging the commercial cloud for a growing range of core IT operations.


Cybersecurity in a Hyper-Connected World: What's New with NIST 800-53

The federal IT environment has evolved dramatically in recent years. In particular, networks have become increasingly complex as more and more devices have been connected and the line between the physical and cyber world has blurred, creating a much larger attack surface. With that in mind, NIST has made significant revisions to SP 800-53, which provides a catalog of security controls for all federal information systems. In this webcast, Ron Ross, a NIST Fellow and a leading voice for cybersecurity in the federal government, will discuss the key changes to 800-53 and how they can help agencies do a better job of protecting their critical systems.


The Emerging Cyber Challenges of the Millennial Workforce

By 2025, Millennials are projected to make up 75% of the total workforce. Agencies have been adapting their processes, policies and environments to match the Millennial culture, but are they prepared to handle technology practices? Michael Crouse, ‎Senior Director Business Solutions, Advanced Data & Insider Threat Security at Forcepoint, powered by Raytheon will discuss why the growing presence of millennials in the federal workforce represent a unique cyber threat - and how agencies can respond.


Health IT: Improving Healthcare through Data Collaboration

Data is vital to the quality of healthcare—and the more readily that data is accessible, the more valuable it is. In this webcast, public sector health IT officials from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will discuss strategies for making research and trend data accessible to healthcare professionals and/or researchers working across organizational boundaries, and supporting innovative practices.


Make the Move to Windows 10

Federal agencies are at a crossroads with respect to their infrastructure. They need to make plans to migrate to Windows 10 and take full advantage of its new features and ensure tighter security. Agencies need to develop and execute on a strategy to ensure a smooth migration. An efficient and effective Windows 10 migration should be conducted in four phases: perform a complete and accurate inventory; actual migration to all network endpoints; repeat phase 1 and 2 to remediate any failures; and adjust configurations and settings to enable new features.


Best Practices in Managing the Hybrid Cloud Environment

Enterprise Cloud is a necessity because of the complexity of agency requirements. However, having a mix of private and public cloud solutions comes with its own challenges. In this webcast, Robert Bohn, Cloud Computing Program Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology, will discuss how agencies can extend this vision of the hybrid cloud to create a seamless cloud environment for hosting a wide variety of IT services.


Digitizing Government HR with E-Signatures

Business and government HR departments are leading the digital charge, looking for cost-efficient tools to remove paper from recruiting, onboarding and signing processes throughout the employee lifecycle. Join us for a FREE one hour webinar to learn how organizations like the U.S. Census Bureau are using FedRAMP compliant e-signatures to modernize the government HR function.


BIM: The Present and Future of Hospitals

The need for new healthcare facilities is increasing. Yet, current federal facility design, cost, construct, and operate processes contain fundamental inefficiencies that can lead to escalations in cost and time. Projects have stalled due to multiple design revisions, cost overruns, and failed execution. That’s where Building Information Modeling (BIM) comes in. BIM is a solution for the construction and operations of facilities that serves as a process catalyst, delivering insight and improving team interoperability with tools to more efficiently plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure.


Multicloud Storage: Making Cloud Work for your Agency

Government agencies want to realize the benefits of cloud, but they have deep requirements on data security, privacy, and reliability. Unfortunately, previous approaches to cloud storage came with significant risks, including poor reliability, data loss, and vendor lock-in. This is no longer the case. In this webcast, experts in cloud storage will discuss new approaches that mitigate these risks and lay the foundation for enterprise-grade cloud services.


Modernization Strategies: Getting Cloud Migration Right

Given the pressure to modernize their IT operations, agencies are beginning to migrate an increasing number of applications to the cloud. But without proper planning, moving to the cloud can prove difficult and operations can suffer. In this webcast, Michelle Sparrow-Walker, Director of the Systems and Integration Office at the Department of State, will share best practices in managing cloud migration and optimization, with a focus on developing a strong governance model.


Top 5 Risk Mitigations in a Cloud-First World

As applications and data become cloud-based, IT security professionals must prepare their future architecture and risk management programs for a cloud-first world. Join an exclusive webcast by Forcepoint™ and 451 Research on the Top 5 Risk Mitigations in a Cloud-First World.


Nine Steps to Building Your Insider Threat Program

According to the Ponemon Institute, 78% of employees pose critical threats to your security. Whether they’re disgruntled or simply make a mistake, your employee “insiders” regularly put your most confidential data at risk every day. So how do you best enable your teams to access the data they need while keeping it safe? Watch this webcast to understand what it takes to build a comprehensive, cost-effective insider threat program.


Is Your Converged Infrastructure Environment Ready for FedRAMP?

As government agencies bring converged infrastructure into their virtualized environments, they are readily recognizing the benefits, but with those benefits come new security concerns. How do agencies mitigate risks and achieve FedRAMP compliance in multi-tenant environments to successfully pave their way to the cloud? Subject matter experts from Merlin International, Netapp and Hytrust engage in a panel discussion on securing converged infrastructure while meeting federal security requirements.


Federal Data is under Attack!

U.S. Federal agency data is a #1 target for the most sophisticated and highest funded hacking initiatives on the globe. Join us for this presentation that will reference the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report and provide insight into the top considered threats to our nation’s agencies. The speaker will talk about protection from insider threat, how to increase security posture without disruption to business, and abilities to deploy data protection at the agency level with minimal effort and zero down time. The presentation will also cover how Thales data security platform can empower agencies to meet FedRAMP, NIST 800-53, and FIPS compliance standards and create a proactive approach to securing data that moves beyond the data center to the cloud.


Accelerate Application Development in the Cloud

This webinar will introduce the Java Cloud Service (JCS), Oracle's "WebLogic in the Cloud" PaaS offering, as well as provide a live online demo that shows just how quick and easy it is to begin developing and moving your existing applications to Java in the Cloud!


Track Your Data in the Cloud

As government agencies continue to move more of their apps and data to the cloud, those that are adopting Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) via a public cloud are able to better reduce costs, improve business agility, and achieve higher scalability. This type of cloud-based infrastructure also helps agencies ensure consistent visibility in data regardless of where it resides throughout the agency, whether on-premises, remote sites, public, private and hybrid clouds.


Strategies for Transformation Beyond Digital Government

Digitizing government promises to help citizens and government workers by delivering information and services faster and better. Moreover, Government as a Platform (GaaP) promises to get things done smarter and in a more consistent way. Many agencies are turning to Digital by Design to bring data and services to digital platforms without dumping their existing investments in backend platforms.


The Changing Face of Cyberthreats

Cyberattacks against US businesses and government agencies are on the rise. Malware, botnets, and other cyberattacks seem to stay ahead of security efforts. As a result, everyone responsible for information security should be concerned about the security of their critical applications and data. This is particularly important in the federal sector, as targeted attacks in this space are increasing rapidly. As the Identify Theft Resource Center reported, breaches in the government/military sector increased from 19% to 37% of total breached reported from 2015 to 2016.


Understanding and Optimizing Workloads for Cloud Deployments

Identifying workloads to move to the cloud can be tricky – not all are created equal! There may be dozens or even hundreds of applications running in your agency, and now there is temptation to move to the cloud as quickly as possible. A unified approach to optimizing workloads can indeed reduce costs, simplify business processes, and achieve operational excellence - however there are some key things to understand before taking that much talked about journey to the cloud.


Always Ready, Always On: Eliminate Service Outages for Constant Availability

Imagine a world without any power or service outages. Think of the hours you’d save and the headaches you’d avoid. How do you bring order to chaos, though? Business service outages can have a serious impact on government agencies at many levels. It has a negative effect on citizens trying to log on, and agency employees trying to do their jobs. It can result in financial loss and damage to an agency’s reputation. During this webcast, you’ll learn how to eliminate outages with a service aware approach, ingest operational information, and help IT proactively address issues and quickly respond to incidents.


Mobile in Mission-Critical Environments: How to Maximize Security and Ease of Use

With the growing availability of commercial off-the-shelf mobile technology for secure communications, government agencies are charged with cost-effectively equipping their teams while choosing solutions that provide quick deployments with increased standardization and security. Given the amount of sensitive data being accessed from mobile devices these days, there are many factors to consider when purchasing commercial mobility solutions in a classified environment. It’s imperative to think about the organizational needs before evaluating specific solutions.


Driving Performance and Efficiency in Healthcare Operations

As medical technology and techniques have evolved, so too has the technology to support the business of healthcare. Healthcare professionals increasingly expect to have access to the information and services that they need anytime, anywhere, and from any device. In this webcast, Todd Cox, Chief, Unified Communications and Collaboration in the Center for Information Technology at the National Institutes of Health, will share lessons learned in developing networking and collaboration tools for the healthcare environment.


Data Center and High Performance Computing
Optimization

Do you have real insight into your data center or HPC operations? If you don’t understand everything going on throughout your entire facility and energy grid, it is very difficult to be truly efficient. How does your power consumption fluctuate? Do you have hot spots? Would you know if your systems were fighting each other or short-cycling? Are you looking across disparate systems to understand your environment? You can’t properly manage power demands, energy consumption, power fluctuations, or operational efficiency without understanding your data but that can be difficult with so much data everywhere. How can you see what is important through multiple systems, multiple screens, and a sea of data?


Conquer Data Chaos to Meet the 2019 Mandate

It’s no secret that government organizations are faced with greater variety & larger volumes of data than ever before – the Era of Data Chaos. Learn how to achieve the efficiency, security & compliance to harness Data Chaos and make the 2019 Mandate.


DevOps and Data: Insights for the Federal Government

Looking to apply cutting-edge DevOps practices to the federal government's most significant projects? Join Delphix for our upcoming webinar and learn how the US Army and NASA use data for DevOps to accelerate projects. Plus, we'll discuss research on the biggest challenges facing DevOps practitioners, and learn about the role of data management and security in delivering mission-critical code faster, and more safely, than ever before.


The End of Authentication As We Know It – What’s Next?

With CAC cards being phased out and password authentication proving to be a security liability, new rules and guidance’s are moving agencies to identity based authentication methods including multi-factor authentication, contextual authentication and behavioral based identity assurance.


FedRAMP High & AWS GovCloud (US): Addressing FISMA High Requirements in the Cloud

Agencies with FISMA High workloads have struggled to take advantage of the cost savings and flexibility of true cloud offerings. Now you can address your most stringent regulatory compliance requirements with AWS GovCloud (US). AWS GovCloud (US) has received a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Baseline.


The Growing Case for Building Information Modeling in Government

A recent survey finds that government agencies involved in overseeing the construction of buildings or infrastructure are beginning to come around to Building Information Modeling. The concept of BIM is still new to the public sector, but the survey shows that agencies value the benefits that BIM delivers—greater insight into the cost, schedule and feasibility of projects, reduced document errors, and a consistent management process from start to finish. In this webcast, leading experts in BIM will review the results of the survey in depth, and discuss how BIM will reshape design, engineering and construction projects in the public sector in the years ahead.


CDM: Meeting the Needs of the Evolving Network

Cloud, mobility and related trends are changing how agencies provide employees with access to information and services. Slowly but surely, the traditional agency network is evolving into more of a shared environment. The question, now, is how do agencies secure that environment? In this webcast, Jim Quinn, the lead systems engineer for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program at the Department of Homeland Security, will discuss how CDM is evolving to help agencies strengthen their security posture and adapt to this new reality.


CDM: Building a Foundation for Network Visibility

The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program is not an end in itself, but a means to better security. In this webcast, Willie Crenshaw, Program Executive for IT Security Risk Management and CDM at NASA, will discuss how NASA is integrating CDM with other security-related programs to get a more holistic view of what is happening on its networks.


Electronic Records Management: From Compliance
to Transformation

Given the looming deadlines for records management modernization, it’s understandable that agencies are focused on complying with NARA’s mandates and guidelines. But compliance is not the endgame. In this webcast, Laurence Brewer, the U.S. Chief Records Officer at the National Archives and Records Administration, will discuss how agencies can leverage their modernization effort to better support their operations and mission.


IT Monitoring: Managing Performance in a Complex Enterprise

The federal IT enterprise is getting more complex by the day. With cloud, virtualization, mobility, and other trends, agencies are finding it increasingly difficult to manage the performance of IT operations. In this webcast, Kevin Baker, Associate CIO for Enterprise Planning and Performance at the Federal Communications Commission, will discuss strategies for taking an enterprise approach to IT monitoring and its connection to larger organizational issues.


Think Your Network Is Safe? Check Your Printers

Michael Howard, HP Chief Security Advisor, will share how he uses a proven framework to secure the print infrastructure. Come to this session to see how you can defend your printers from the next wave of security attacks.


IT Monitoring: Meeting the Demands of the Shared Services Mandate

The Office of Management and Budget has made it clear: The future is in shared services. A forthcoming OMB policy on data center consolidation keeps the emphasis on a "cloud first" and shared services-heavy approach. Both initiatives, however, depend on agencies being able to monitor and maintain the health of the IT enterprise. There are significant challenges within this new type of shared services environment to provide visibility to all stakeholders. It’s essential to provide not only separate department-level views, but also an enterprise-level overarching view. In this webcast, Mark Glorioso, Executive Director of the NASA Shared Services Center, will talk about the challenges of managing performance in a shared services environment.


Best Practices in Data Center Consolidation

As agencies consolidate their data centers, they have a unique opportunity to improve the efficiency and flexibility of their operations through the use of virtualization and related technologies. This webcast will look at best practices in leveraging modern technology and management strategies to improve the efficiency of consolidated data centers.


FITARA and Beyond

The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) has clearly had a major impact on government agency IT operations. By requiring agencies to ensure IT leaders take a more active role in the decision processes and policies related to IT resources, it is demanding more accountable, better informed and more strategic-minded IT leaders. It is essential for all agency IT leaders to operate at that level. To make better informed and more effective decisions regarding IT resources, IT leaders need real-time data and an accurate and up-to-date picture of the current state of their IT services. It can be a challenge to accurately qualify and quantify IT resources when that data is inaccurate or incomplete. Join this webcast to learn more about FITARA and how it affects IT acquisition, implementation and management in government moving forward.


Clinical Collaboration: Networking for Better Care

Access to information is critical to ensuring the quality of patient care. Everyone involved with providing care needs to have ready access to the most current patient information, without delay. In this webcast, Lt. Commander Andrea Scott, deputy CIO at the Indian Health Service, will discuss how IHS creates a connected environment to support collaboration among healthcare professionals who often are geographically distributed.


Moving Beyond Complexity: Making Cloud Part of Your IT Strategy

In recent years, the emergence of big data, mobility and social trends have increased the complexity of the IT infrastructure at many agencies. In this webcast, Stan Kaczmarczyk, Director, Cloud Computing Services Program Management Office at the General Services Administration, will discuss strategies for easing the transition to the cloud.


Innovation in the Data Center: Advancing Beyond Legacy Infrastructure

Federal data centers traditionally have proven very resistant to change. But the mandate is clear: Agencies need to improve the cost-effectiveness of their data center operations, and consolidation is only part of the solution. This webcast will discuss strategies for modernizing the infrastructure and raising the bar on IT services delivery. In this webcast, Fred Whiteside, program manager for the data center consolidation initiative at the Department of Labor, will discuss how agencies can achieve the maximum efficiency and performance as part of the consolidation process.


Securing Government Data in a Mobile World

Smartphones and tablets are already ubiquitous in government buildings—50 percent of federal employees access work email from their personal mobile devices, and another 49 percent use their personal devices for downloading work documents. This makes securing Android and iOS devices critical to preventing the loss of confidential data—and improving employee productivity. Join John Gamble, Director of Products, and Nick Fisher, Director of Product Marketing, at Lookout as they share insights on mobile threat vectors that present serious risks, and how to take actions in mitigating these risks.


A Dual Database Strategy: Changing the Cost-Performance Equation

Agency IT organizations are under increasing pressure to speed the delivery of IT services while also lowering costs. Unfortunately, many agencies still depend on legacy database systems, which fail to measure up on performance and come with rising maintenance costs. The solution? A dual database strategy. In this webcast, database industry experts will explain how agencies can reduce the risks associated with a wholesale migration to a new database platform while taking advantage of recent technology advances.