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Q&A Mobility BYOD and the Warfighter (Part 1 of 3)

Mobility and enabling mobile workforces is top of mind for federal agencies today. From the Department of Defense (DoD), which  has  nearly 70 mobile pilot programs in place today to civilian agencies like Equal Employment Opportunity Commission who had piloted a bring your own device (BYOD) program featured in the White House BYOD toolkit,  there […]

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Securing the Connected Warfighter: Lessons Learned from U.S. Army

Recently in the news  there have been several articles about mobile devices not being tracked and managed. The one that stood out to me happens to be about the U.S. Army leveraging commercial-off- the-shelf mobile devices without a device management in place. Government Computer News (GCN) reported that the Defense Department’s inspector general found that […]

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Big Data and the Challenges of Continuous Monitoring

As we know, big data comes in all shapes and sizes and managing data always requires a secure approach. One of the strategies to secure data is to continuously monitor both the network and the data. We talked with Lee Vorthman, Manager, Cyber Initiative for NetApp U.S. Public Sector to get his thoughts. Read on […]

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April 23, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cyber Security  •  Data Center

PODCAST: CTO of Iron Bow Discusses Harnessing the Opportunities of Big Data for Greater Agency Efficiencies

This month, we are focusing on Big Data and how federal agencies can use what they currently have to do more with less. We’ve shared insights from partners like EMC on trends in this area and today, we talk with Jim Smid, CTO of Iron Bow Technologies. Jim discusses solutions that drive government efficiencies and […]

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April 16, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

Big Data Evolves from a Perfect Storm

There is no doubt that federal agencies today are grappling with how to manage massive amounts of data and make sense of the information collected for increased efficiencies. Big data continues to drive lively discussions in our industry. Earlier this year we spoke with our Data Center Practice Director, Eric Oberhofer about the drivers fueling […]

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April 10, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Data Center

PODCAST: Gary DePreta, Director of Federal Healthcare and Scientific Agencies at Cisco, Discusses Health IT, Collaboration and Mobility

This month we will be featuring a series of interviews with various subject matter experts about healthcare IT and how cloud, collaboration, security, mobility and other emerging technologies are impacting the industry. Today we are speaking with Gary DePreta, Director of Federal Healthcare and Scientific Agencies at Cisco, who discusses key trends in health IT […]

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April 3, 2013

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

PODCAST: Joel E. Barthelemy, Founder and Managing Director of GlobalMed, Discusses Future of Telemedicine and Health IT

This month we will be featuring a series of interviews with various subject matter experts about healthcare IT and how cloud, collaboration, security, mobility and other emerging technologies are impacting the industry. Today, we are speaking with Joel Barthelemy, Founder and Managing Director of GlobalMed, which is a leading provider of telehealth hardware and software solutions. […]

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March 28, 2013

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

PODCAST: Kerrie Hora, Global Healthcare Business Development Manager at Cisco Systems, Discusses Next-Generation Mobility and Patient Care

This month we will be featuring a series of interviews with various subject matter experts about healthcare IT and how cloud, collaboration, security, mobility and other emerging technologies are impacting the industry. Today, we are speaking with Kerrie Hora,Global Healthcare Business Development Manager at Cisco Systems, about HIMSS 2013, next-generation mobility solutions, as well as […]

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March 25, 2013

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Telehealth  •  Wireless

Veterans Affairs CIO, Roger Baker, Leaves Behind History of Innovation

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most important missions of any government agency – providing benefits, medical care and services to America’s military personnel upon leaving the armed forces. In addition to being an important job, serving America’s veteran community is a difficult one. At present, America’s veteran community is about […]

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The Changing Face of InfoSec

Having wanted to attend Jeff Carr’s Suits and Spooks (SNS) event for a number of years, life offered me a touch of luck since his latest event landed in Arlington, VA – just a quick jaunt from our Iron Bow offices. Over the years, I have not always agreed with Carr’s analyses, but that is […]

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March 4, 2013

Cyber Security

Cyber Security and Network Security: Next-Generation Firewalls Take Center Stage

Cyber security is on the mind of most everyone with the latest attacks, Executive Order and one of the biggest conferences of the year RSA 2013. We’ve asked our partners to let us know what is top of their minds. Guest blogger, Isabel Dumont, Director of Industry Solutions at Palo Alto Networks discusses how next […]

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February 28, 2013

Cyber Security

Bob Dix, VP, Government at Juniper Networks, Discusses State of Cyber Legislation and Much More

This month we will be featuring a series of guest interviews with various subject matter experts on future trends in the areas of cyber security. Recently, we sat down with Bob Dix, Vice President, Government Affairs & Critical Infrastructure Protection at Juniper Networks who discussed President Obama’s recent cyber security Executive Order and the state […]

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February 25, 2013

Cyber Security

The Impact of Cyber Security on Collaboration, Telework and Communication

This month on the blog, we are focusing on the issue of cyber security. As we’re all too aware, the threat landscape is changing rapidly and with emerging technologies being adopted by both public and private sector, security needs to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. So we sat down with the practice directors […]

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February 21, 2013

Collaboration  •  Cyber Security  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless