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Category: Digitization + IoT


Moving to the Cloud? Remember, It’s More Than a Destination

2018 is an amazing time to work in government IT. The possibilities enabled by machine learning, AI and IoT are poised to redefine what government can achieve. Digital transformation is becoming a reality because we finally have the infrastructure to make it work. This is in large part thanks to the cloud. While cloud is […]

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Jim Smid

July 30, 2018

Cloud  •  Digitization + IoT  •  IT Modernization

Proliferation of IoT Continues to Shape Cyber Security Best Practices

Anybody who’s set up a home router has an opinion on the future of cyber security. From state-sponsored threats to bad workplace cyber hygiene, there are a million ways to explain why 2018 will be a trying year for cyber security experts. With all the predictions undoubtedly swirling in your head, we’d like to offer […]

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Rob Chee

March 30, 2018

Cyber Security  •  Digitization + IoT

With New Technology Comes New Cyber Security Responsibilities

Cloud computing has revolutionized the way we do business. There’s no doubt that how we work now is built around the efficiencies and mobility afforded by the cloud. While the adoption of cloud has brought incredible benefits to government, like any new technology it comes with shifting standards for cyber security. Because of this, it’s […]

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Rob Chee

March 5, 2018

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Digitization + IoT  •  Managed Services  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Software-Defined Perimeter Offers Hope of Protecting the Whole Internet

The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) is on the verge of “breaking” the Internet as we know it today, unless some serious changes and additions are made to the way it works. That was the warning of Jim Reavis, CEO and co-founder of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) at the group’s inaugural federal […]

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TechSource Editor

February 14, 2018

Cloud  •  Digitization + IoT

Embracing IoT is Good for Government

For retail consumers, the vast network of interconnected devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) exists mostly as an afterthought. Whether tracking their steps through wearable devices or using their smartphones to set house alarms, in a few short years IoT has become embedded into American culture. Corporations continue to invest heavily in […]

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Jim Smid

January 25, 2018

Digitization + IoT  •  Managed Services

Hotels That Go Wireless Make for Better Hosts

Imagine this… You’ve just arrived at your vacation destination. You want to message your family to let them know you’ve made it safe and sound, but you pull out your phone, only to find your message won’t go through…  You’re traveling for a conference, working from your laptop on a last-minute project, and just as […]

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Jeff Lepp

September 8, 2017

Digitization + IoT  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Data Analytics of the Future Starts in the Present

Data analytics continues to surprise people with its emergent capabilities ranging from predicting how a disease, such as Ebola, will spread, to identifying the most beneficial way to market a product. In the private and public sector, big data benefits continue to expand as its applications are further developed and implemented. The uses of data […]

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Brent White

Campus Networks: The Next Frontier for SDN?

There is no disputing that software-defined networking (SDN) has brought new levels of capabilities to networking in the data center while reducing operator errors, overhead, and complexity. These same benefits can be extended to campus networking for many customers. Campus networks actually do share many of the same network challenges as data centers but for […]

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Greg Stemberger

IoT Dictates Top IT Trends Tackled at Iron Bow’s 2017 Engineering Summit

This year’s Iron Bow Technologies Engineering Summit took place March 6-8, 2017, bringing together the great minds that make up Iron Bow and its innovative partners. At the event, IT experts took part in conversations looking at both the current and future state of technology across the private and public sector. Wireless and data analytics […]

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TechSource Editor

3 Top Security Takeaways from RSA 2017 to Keep in Mind Throughout the Year

RSA Conference 2017 boasted 15 keynotes and more than 700 speakers, 500 sessions and 43,000 attendees. There was much to be learned by many, February 13-17, in sunny San Francisco with discussions on cyber in the news to innovation unimagined. RSA is “where the world talks security” and this year was no exception. The event […]

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TechSource Editor

March 9, 2017

Cyber Security  •  Digitization + IoT

PODCAST: Looking Back at 2016: Cyber Security Trends in Review

Today on TechSource, we sit down with Rob Chee, Technical Director of the Cyber Security Practice at Iron Bow Technologies to get his perspectives on some of the biggest cyber security trends and challenges he saw in 2016. Chee says this year cloud security gained a lot of adoption with more and more organizations moving […]

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TechSource Editor

December 13, 2016

Cloud  •  Cyber Security  •  Digitization + IoT

Strategies for Protecting and Managing Cyber Threats

Now in its 13th year National Cyber Security Awareness (NCASM) continues to educate users, small and medium sized organizations and others on the importance of cyber security education and best practices. This year, its more important than ever as our world becomes more connected with the Internet of Everything (IoE) security conversations happen everywhere from […]

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TechSource Editor

October 25, 2016

Cyber Security  •  Digitization + IoT

Cisco Live 2016: Digital Transformation Highlights

Cisco Live 2016: Digital Transformation Highlights

Every year, thousands gather to attend the annual Cisco Live event to listen and learn about new solutions, meet technology innovators, IT visionary thought leaders and attend more than 1,000 education sessions.  This year, our team attended Cisco Live 2016 along with a record 28,000 people in Las Vegas, featuring speakers like Chuck Robbins and […]

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TechSource Editor

July 20, 2016

Collaboration  •  Cyber Security  •  Digitization + IoT