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The case for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) has never been stronger. Agencies are looking for better approaches to securing and managing end-user devices. Check out this infographic and see what’s driving the interest in VDI solutions—and what concerns are slowing agencies down.

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VDI: Bringing the Workspace to Workplace

At Iron Bow’s recent Engineering Summit, I extolled the virtues of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). From faster IT deployment to lower maintenance costs, VDI is driving workplace transformation in the private and public sectors. To the uninitiated, VDI can seem daunting. It’s easy to get lost in the tech terminology and difficult to understand a […]

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Troy Massey

May 3, 2018

Cyber Security

Micro-segmentation: The Path to More Efficient and Effective Network Security

With the cyber security threat landscape getting bigger by the second, every security professional wants to limit their network’s attack surface. Current physical networks and traditional firewalls may prove that task difficult as bad actors find more and more ways to exploit the legacy technology. Fortunately, if you’re deploying a software-defined network or working with […]

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TechSource Editor

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

SD-WAN Bridges the Networking Gap Between Agencies

While most people think of the Washington, DC metro area as the place where government does business, close to 80 percent of federal employees actually live and work outside the Beltway. In fact, the nearly 3 million civil servants employed by the United States government are spread across all 50 states and 14 territories. And […]

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Greg Stemberger

March 23, 2018

Networking  •  Software-defined Networking

Interoperability is Key to Managing Government Cyber Security

While cyber attacks are getting more complex, with both rogue actors and nation states looking for ways to breach government security, federal agencies—similar to the private sector—are facing a shortage of cyber security talent. Agencies are dealing with this reality every day, and that makes it incredibly difficult for them to fill in the talent […]

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Will Ash

March 14, 2018

Cyber Security

Collaboration is Key to Developing the Modern Worker’s Notebook

Notebooks are not a one-size-fits-all product. With the workforce becoming increasingly mobile, the need for a portable device that can collaborate with different systems and communications applications is greater than ever. These realities are especially true for federal agencies whose workers service specific missions not only across the country but also all over the world. […]

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Larren Kingsford

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

How Cloud Computing Is Changing Government

We live in a time when innovation is moving at breakneck speed. The hot new product of today could become obsolete in just weeks, relegated to the proverbial leftover bin of technology. But every once in a while a breakthrough is significant enough to not only take hold, but also to change the way we […]

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Josh Finke

February 23, 2018

Cloud

Confused By the Federal Government’s Risk Management Framework?

The rules and regulations of federal IT contracting can be confusing, to say the least. From the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), it’s easy to inadvertently leave a box unchecked. At Iron Bow, we work within these guidelines […]

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Brent White

February 21, 2018

Cyber Security

Fearful of Losing Your Private Data? Check Out These Tips For Safeguarding Your Most Important Information

Thirty-seven years ago, well before the internet and decades prior to the millions of connected devices we use today, 50 countries got the idea to make sure private data wasn’t being used for malicious purposes. The countries sat together on that day in January 1981 and signed Convention 108—the first to protect the right to privacy […]

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TechSource Editor

February 21, 2018

Cyber Security  •  Data Center

The Technology has Changed, But our Mission Remains the Same

Eight years ago, Iron Bow Technologies was born out of a desire to serve the federal and commercial markets with the most cutting-edge and adaptable IT solutions—all while creating an exceptional and inclusive environment where innovation and creativity thrive. At the time, we chose the name Iron Bow to represent strength while maintaining optimal flexibility […]

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Rene LaVigne

February 21, 2018

What We Do Matters

Managed Services Are Changing the Way Government Does Business

The rapid evolution of technology combined with shrinking budgets and overworked IT staff makes managed services an ideal solution for government agencies experiences these challenges. Through a managed services model, agencies can use a experienced service provider like Iron Bow to customize and manage a highly agile IT plan. This means agencies don’t have to […]

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Jim Smid and Josh Finke

February 21, 2018

Cyber Security

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