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A Graphical Look at a Multi-tiered Mobile Security Stature

If you think having a workforce hooked up to smartphones and tablets is a good thing, you might want to think again. There’s no question that 2012 was a major tipping point for mobile device ownership. According to PC Pro, household penetration of smartphones increased in the U.S. from 36 to 55 percent in the […]

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TechSource Editor

February 4, 2013

Cyber Security  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Blue Coat’s Predictions for Targeted Attacks in 2013

Recently, we’ve posted several expert opinions on trends for 2013 in the areas of big data, cloud, information security and mobility. In addition to our own experts, we wanted to highlight the expertise of our partners. In this post, the Chief Security Strategist at Blue Coat discusses predictions for 2013. Hugh Thompson provides insight into […]

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TechSource Editor

January 28, 2013

Cyber Security  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

PODCAST: Mobility and Security

Welcome to our ongoing series of interviews with various subject matter experts on future trends in the areas of cybersecurity, virtualization, cloud, mobility and collaboration to gain key insights into the future of technology and government. Today we are speaking with Ryan Sobel, Director, Virtualization/Secure Mobility Solutions, at Iron Bow who discusses key trends in […]

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Ryan Sobel

January 23, 2013

Cyber Security  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Giving Closure to 2012 and Opening the Door for 2013

I spent some time in late December thinking about writing a recap of cyber trends in 2012. However, in the midst of the holidays, I realized that I have so many other associates, colleagues and friends who had already published their thoughts, so the topic had already been covered rather extensively. Late last year we […]

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TechSource Editor

January 14, 2013

Cyber Security

PODCAST: Key Data Center, Cloud and Big Data Trends for 2013

With 2013 shaping up to be an interesting year in terms of government IT, we are doing a series of interviews with various subject matter experts on future trends in the areas of cyber security, virtualization, cloud, mobility and collaboration to gain key insights into the future of technology and government. Following is an exclusive […]

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Eric Oberhofer

January 10, 2013

Big Data & Analytics  •  Cloud  •  Data Center

Low morale among federal workforce calls for wider video adoption and telework

Federal News Radio recently surveyed Chief Human Capital Officers (CHCO) to discuss the current budget situation and the resulting challenges for agencies. The anonymous survey was distributed to 47 CHCOs over the summer of 2012. According to the responses they received, CHCOs are currently facing several problems, ranging from recruiting new talent to retaining the […]

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TechSource Editor

January 3, 2013

Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless

Happy Holidays from Iron Bow Technologies

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TechSource Editor

December 24, 2012

From TechSource Editor

PODCAST: Key Collaboration Trends for 2013

This month we will be featuring a series of interviews with various subject matter experts on future trends in the areas of cyber security, virtualization, cloud, mobility and collaboration. Today we are speaking with Dan Klanderman who is a Senior Solution Architect for the Collaboration Practice at Iron Bow.

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Dan Klanderman

December 17, 2012

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices

PODCAST: Iron Bow, Discusses Key Security Trends and Challenges for 2013

This month we will be featuring a series of interviews with various subject matter experts on future trends in the areas of cyber security, virtualization, cloud, mobility and collaboration. Today we are speaking with Daniel Nowak, who is the Principle Security Architect at Iron Bow.  The Iron Bow information security practice provides the security intelligence, […]

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Daniel Nowak,

December 11, 2012

Cyber Security

Part 2: Cutting Costs with Professional Development via Video

Last week, we posted a video with Iron Bow’s Senior Solutions Architect, Dan Klanderman and Cisco education expert, Lance Ford on the use of video teleconferencing (VTC) for training. The conversation continues in this latest video where these experts focus on new technologies and tools that will impact VTC.

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TechSource Editor

November 28, 2012

Collaboration  •  IT Modernization

Cutting Costs with Professional Development via Video

Declining budgets and the ongoing economic downturn is impacting government agencies, forcing them to look at their budgets and identify ways to trim unnecessary expenses wherever possible. One of the unfortunate victims of this cost cutting has been employee training and professional development programs. Ultimately, agencies have had to pare back sending their employees to […]

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TechSource Editor

November 21, 2012

Collaboration  •  IT Modernization

Journey to the Private Cloud

It all started with “Cloud First,” an initiative introduced by Vivek Kundra that has agencies considering how they managed IT infrastructure. Fast forward a couple of years, and the latest federal CIO, Steven Van Roekel’s Federal IT budget priority is simply, “Do More with Less,” which considers cloud as a cost-saving solution to improve productivity […]

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TechSource Editor

November 6, 2012

Cloud  •  IT Modernization  •  Managed Services

Hurricane Sandy Illustrates Need for Extensive Disaster Recovery Plans

We’ve written about the approaching Hurricane season and the importance of disaster preparedness, yet nothing brings this more to light than a Hurricane barreling towards you. This past weekend, the east coast prepared for Hurricane Sandy and the pending storm that has shut down all public transportation including Amtrak, NYC Subway and DC Metro systems. […]

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TechSource Editor

October 31, 2012

Cloud  •  Collaboration  •  Mobility + End User Devices  •  Wireless