Whitepapers


Keep Pace with DATA

As federal agency data management programs continue to evolve, agency staff is finding the cultural, organizational and policy issues present the biggest challenges, not the technology. However, technology is really only a small part of the data management and analytics equation, according to government and industry experts speaking at a Nov. 29th event: Big Issues Conference: Federal IT after the Transition. Download this informative article to learn more!


Surfacing Critical Cyber Threats Through Security Intelligence

It’s almost quaint and more than a bit naive to look back on the days when an enterprise felt it could install a few firewalls and some anti-virus software and feel confident that the organization was well defended against cyber threats. Those days weren’t so long ago, but much has changed in a few short years. In a relatively short time span, cyber security has become a major concern for government agencies, military branches, companies across every industry. Download this informative whitepaper to learn how you can protect yourself!


The Threat Lifecycle Management Framework

Globally, sophisticated cyber-attacks are compromising organizations at an unprecedented rate and with devastating consequences.These attacks are often very expensive for compromised organizations, costing each company an average of USD $7.7M. The odds that your organization will be compromised are high. In fact, a recent report indicates that 76 percent of surveyed organizations were compromised in 2015. Against this backdrop, organizations increasingly expect that it’s not if they will be compromised, but rather when will they be compromised.


Meet with Anyone, Anywhere — Securely

Be more productive, collaborative, and get more done faster using Cisco WebEx Meeting Center — the proven industry leader in web and video conferencing. As a FedRAMPcompliant service, you can use Cisco WebEx to hold regular meetings with anyone — regardless of location. Manage projects, host meetings, and make faster, more informed decisions by keeping everyone on the same page with meetings that allow everyone to see, hear, and view the same information at the same time. And host engaging and creative sessions with colleagues, internal teams and other agencies.


Market Insights: The Road to Windows 10

This report highlights findings from a recent 1105 Public Sector Media Group survey of 250 government users. The objective of this survey was to determine federal, state, and local government attitudes towards Windows 10. This report details survey respondents’ journey to Windows 10, including migration plans, obstacles and benefits.


Use Case: Government Endpoint

Government endpoints are a critical path to sensitive government data and are central to government operations. Malicious, unauthorized changes and access to these systems can have a significant impact on an agency’s operations. They can be protected against today’s swiftly changing threat environment in a manner that is minimally disruptive to government operations and meets the productivity needs of the end user.


Don't Risk IT Infographic

Are you entrusting your organization’s crucial data to aging, end-of-life infrastructure? Don’t Risk IT! Cisco security-driven network offerings are built from concept to completion and include built-in security to protect sensitive data.


IoT: a strategic approach to logistics

The complex and varied work of federal agencies creates logistics challenges that can limit agencies’ efficiency and effectiveness. Today’s decisions on logistics deployments have the power to shape an agency’s operations for years to come. This white paper serves as a guide to help agencies implement viable logistics solutions by providing best practices and key considerations geared toward augmenting the value of their assets.


Collaboration Technologies Drive Meaningful Outcomes

Agencies could become more productive and increase employee satisfaction by adopting new ways of operating, but many lack the communication tools essential to support effective teamwork. A number of government offices have begun to build more collaborative workplaces thanks to Unified Communications solutions. Because the core of UC consists of voice, email, and instant messaging (IM) – services already in use in virtually every workplace – agencies are able to reap the benefits of collaboration without ripping and replacing legacy equipment or making major investments in new hardware.


Improving RMF Practices Through Automation

Relentless cyber attacks prompt federal agencies to take a more holistic and systematic approach to integrating security into broader risk management strategies. The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) issued the Risk Management Framework (RMF) requiring federal agencies to continually understand, assess, monitor, and document their cyber security risks over the lifecycle of their IT assets.


Cisco WebEx Web Conferencing

Go ahead. Create and join meetings easily from your computer or mobile device. Invite participants to share content in real time. See who you’re talking to. All in a highly secure environment.


Next-Gen Flash Plays Major Role in Modernization

As data continues to grow and evolve, agencies’ storage requirements are changing as well. Today’s agencies need high-performing systems that scale easily and allow for agility. Learn how your organization can gain value by turning to the newest All Flash Arrays to meet these growing storage demands.