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Gigamon’s Dennis Reilly: Tech, Processes, Workforce Key to Gov’t Cyber Defense Efforts

Dennis Reilly, vice president of federal sales at Gigamon, has said government agencies should have the right balance of technology, people and processes to defend and protect their information technology systems from cyber threats. Reilly wrote that one of the difficult challenges facing agencies is recruiting and retaining cybersecurity professionals. “Therefore, …

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RSA’s Steve Schmalz: Agencies Should Integrate Security From the Start of IT Modernization

Steve Schmalz, field chief technology officer of public sector at Dell Technologies’ (NYSE: DVMT) RSA subsidiary, has said government agencies should update their security platforms as they modernize their information technology infrastructure. “The key is making sure to incorporate security from the start because changing the infrastructure will require agencies …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host 2018 GSA Plans & Priorities Forum on July 18

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 2018 GSA Plans and Priorities Forum on July 18 at 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. Emily Murphy, administrator of the General Services Administration, will serve as the …

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Adobe’s John Landwehr: Agencies Should Employ Analytics, Open Standards Tools to Transform Citizen Engagement

John Landwehr, a vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said government agencies should leverage analytics and open standards to change the way they deliver information and services to citizens. Landwehr wrote that analytics tools, for instance, work to facilitate access to data …

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CBO Estimates House Bill to Modernize Gov Tech Will Cost $500 Million Over 5 Years

The Congressional Budget Office issued a revised cost estimate of $500 million over a five-year period for the for the re-introduced Modernizing Government Technology Act, legislation introduced by Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas. The revised estimate is a mere fraction of the cost when the bill was first introduced last year. The bill passed …

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