Whitepapers


Restricting Third-Party Access to Applications

Should you restrict third-party access to only the applications users need to do their job? Most traditional methods provide network level access to the enterprise vs. application level access control. This approach is typically cumbersome for IT departments and can expose the enterprise to attacks. For years we have known that third-parties are the main gateway for data breaches. Learn how to optimize and secure your third-party access and provide access to only the applications users need, not the entire network.


How Education Institutions Can Avoid Becoming the Next Ransomware Victim

As an education leader, if you haven’t heard of ransomware, you might soon become acquainted. Ransomware — a family of malware that hijacks an organization’s data so hackers can extort a payment — is increasingly prevalent across all types of organizations because it’s such a profitable business model for cyber thieves. This paper presents a step-by-step approach for understanding today’s ransomware threats, along with best practices for preventing them.


Top 7 Government Business Intelligence Trends for 2017

Over the past few years, data and self-service analytics has become a cornerstone of the modern enterprise. Governments at every level have started to embrace this new approach to business analytics, with IT and organizational leaders partnering to derive maximum insights and transparency from their data. This year, IT began leveraging technologies to further control, govern and scale access to data. Where are things headed next? We’ve gathered the opinions and observations from hundreds of our experts at government agencies.


A Practical Approach to the Retirement Wave

Over the past decade, waves of baby boomer retirements and budget-related staff reductions have put pressure on what were already lean public sector financial teams. In addition, increased federal reporting mandates and public demands for more comprehensive, transparent reporting are forcing understaffed teams to produce more work than ever.


Shared Services Enable Agency Transformation

As government agencies continue their efforts to provide better services and operate more efficiently, there is a continued interest in shared services. The goal of shared services is to streamline how agencies deliver services internally. There’s a particular focus on core common administrative functions such as human resources, finance, IT and acquisition. Download this informative paper to learn what industry experts had to say at the April 5th Power Players Summit.


Flexibility and Focus Key to Modernization

Agencies are moving forward with their modernization efforts and the path forwards requires creative thinking and willingness to change. Agencies must also overcome budget and culture issues, and work within a procurement process not exactly conducive to supporting innovative projects that require quick turnarounds. Nevertheless, government and industry experts speaking at an April 5th Power Players Summit agree modernization is essential if they want to continue to improve the services they deliver to not only their citizens, but also agency staff. Download this article to learn more!


Make the Leap From Modernization to Transformation

Agencies are making headway on modernizing their IT infrastructures. They are also laying the groundwork for a larger transformation—one that will change how they deliver services to their customers and how they fulfill their mission. This will require better collaboration, creativity, and human-centered design, according to government and industry experts speaking at an April 5th Power Players Summit. Download this paper to learn more!


2017 Forcepoint Security Predictions Report

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.


PC Lifecycle Management Interactive eGuide

Dell’s approach to PC Lifecycle management is designed to help customers make the change from IT maintenance to innovation all while controlling their PC infrastructure costs. With this eGuide IT professionals will learn how to deploy, secure, and support PCs with unparalleled efficiency leveraging Dell’s industry-leading hardware, services, and security solutions.


Breakthrough Technology Interactive eGuide

The workplace is changing and the one-size-fits-all approach to technology is changing along with it. As a result, your organization may need to rethink how to keep productivity high, promote collaboration, delight employees with the latest devices all while keeping IT within budget. This interactive eGuide will be your one-stop resource to understand all the new innovation available in Dell’s latest notebooks, desktops, 2-in-1s and ecosystem that can keep your organization future-ready.


Redefine Your Workforce Enablement Through Productivity

Millennials are reshaping the world of work through their knowledge of new technologies, work habits, and attitudes of the 21st-century workplace. At the same time, IT departments are working to add flexibility to the way they are supporting the Millennial worker. Yet it’s not just about IT providing the right tools and devices to its employees so they can get their jobs done effectively; IT needs to offer an overall workplace ecosystem that is secure and innovative. In September 2016, Dell commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a study with 560 information workers across all industries in Australia, India, the UK, and the US. Learn more about the working habits that emerged and how IT departments can apply these insights to future deployments. Download Report!


Latest Research Underscores Need for PC Lifecycle Refresh

Organizations looking for ways to boost productivity can find true benefits from technology. Swapping out older desktops and laptops for newer, more powerful devices including 2-in-1s can help improve productivity for workers as well as the help desk while keeping IP/data secure. The best part: Return on investment is fast, which keeps you competitive. Download this white paper from Dell and Intel® to learn more.