Whitepapers


2016 Federal Study: The Insecurity of Privileged Users

Privileged users can be an agency’s riskiest employees, as many have access beyond their roles or responsibilities. Moreover, current security platforms often fail to provide the necessary context to show if an incident is caused by an insider. What is your agency doing to address potentially high-risk employees and protect critical data?


2017 Security Predictions: The New Digital Battlefield

The world is transforming, blending the physical and digital into an age of convergence. Is your agency prepared for the resulting security challenges? Drawing upon the deep resources of both Forcepoint Security Labs™ and Raytheon, the 2017 Forcepoint Security Predictions report investigates this new shift that blurs the lines between man and technology.


Millennials: A Tsunami of Risk for Federal Agencies?

Federal agencies face rising threats as more millennials enter the workforce. Almost two-thirds also use their personal devices for their work. More than 60% of millennials won’t take a job without unrestricted access to their social media platforms and more than 40% use the same password for multiple devices and apps. Is your organization ready to handle their relaxed security and technology practices?


The Future of the Data Center Network: Infographic

VMware NSX delivers a completely new operational model for networking that forms the foundation of the Software-Defined Data Center. Because NSX builds networks in software, data center operators can achieve levels of agility, security, and economics that were previously unreachable with physical networks.


All-Flash Storage for Dummies

All-Flash Storage for Dummies, NetApp Special Edition, explores the expanding role of all‐flash storage in the enterprise. Originally used to accelerate performance for dedicated, mission-critical applications, all-flash arrays are now replacing disk and hybrid-flash systems as the preferred storage systems for virtualized environments. At the same time, scale‐out solutions have emerged that are designed to power the new cloud services of the future.


Infographic | Improving Contractor Accountability

With the increase of government contractors within federal agencies, it is important to understand the benefits of tracking and accountability. Download this informative infographic to learn how near-real-time contractor tracking would help improve accountability and optimize oversight in your agency.


Lessons Learned from Healthcare.gov: Why Application Monitoring is Mission-Critical

The newest generation of citizen services is running in the cloud. On paper, that makes perfect sense. The cloud provides a flexible, scalable platform for extending services to wherever citizens might be. In practice, however, it's inviting trouble. Too often, organizations move services to the cloud without the ability to monitor application and website performance. The more successful a service is, the more likely it is that transactions will drop and outages occur—with the agency having no idea why. This whitepaper analyzes the perfect use case: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which runs some of the most high-profile public websites, including Healthcare.gov.


2017 Enterprise Roadmap

Download this informative white paper to hear what industry and government speakers had to say at the Oct. 19th event: The 2017 Enterprise Roadmap: Laying the Foundation for Modernization.


Filling Cybersecurity Gaps

Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM), provides continuous monitoring tools and services to agencies via a governmentwide contract. CDM helps agencies identify their cyber risks on an ongoing basis, prioritize those risks and mitigate them, which is particularly valuable as cyber threats grow to become more sophisticated and complex. Download this digital dialogue to learn highlights from our recent webcast, including how NASA relies on CDM tools to provide greater visibility into cyber vulnerabilities.


IQ Portfolio Insight

Are you looking to improve IT Portfolio Management within your organization? InQuisient's IQ Portfolio Insight tool can help you monitor and manage data across federated organizations and systems, allowing you to deliver trusted, up-to-date information for your decision-makers. Thousands of users across government enterprises, including the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community, are using InQuisient to manage billions of dollars in single instances.


IQ FITARA A Plus

Do you need to improve your agency's FITARA Scorecard? InQuisient's FITARA A Plus can do just that. This tool will track and analyze agency data and produce required FITARA reports automatically.


IQ Strategic Planner

Are you in need of a strategic plan that aligns your organization's architecture and spending portfolio to your objectives and business goals? InQuisient's IQ Strategic Planner, a web-based software, enables you to link your business vision, goals, strategies, tactics and business rules, then bridges the resulting business specifications to align your EA and IT stack with your goals and directives. By tying these disparate sources of information together, your organization can answer the hard questions with confidence, to ensure the accuracy and value of your strategic plan.