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Security

New Laws Alone Won’t Be Enough to Secure IoT Devices

January 28, 2020

Security concerns over the Internet of Things (IoT) are growing, and federal and state lawmakers are taking action. First, the U.S. Senate introduced the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, which sought to “establish minimum security requirements for federal procurements of connected …


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Three Ways the Department of Defense Can Plug Security Holes

January 21, 2020

An early 2019 report from the Defense Department Officer of Inspector General revealed how difficult it’s been for federal agencies to stem the tide of cybersecurity threats. Although the DoD has made significant progress toward bolstering its security posture, 266 cybersecurity vulnerabilities still existed. …



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Networks

Army Network Optimization Could Help Training

November 26, 2019

The U.S. Army is undergoing a major technology shift affecting how soldiers prepare for battle. Core to the Army’s modernization effort is the implementation of a Synthetic Training Environment (STE) combining many different performance-demanding components, including virtual reality and training simulation software. The STE’s …


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Security

Dominating and Protecting the Connected Battlefield

November 12, 2019

“Dominance” and “protection” sum up the Defense Department’s goals as U.S. armed forces begin to modernize their networks and communications systems. DOD is investing significant resources in providing troops with highly advanced technology so they can effectively communicate with each other and allies in …


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Systems

Maximize Your Microsoft Ecosystem Performance

November 5, 2019

Microsoft offers some of its own monitoring options, such as System Center and Windows Admin Center. Federal IT pros can optimize performance by including additional monitoring strategies such as monitoring Windows servers, Microsoft applications, databases, Hyper-V, Azure, and Office 365. Monitoring Strategies Windows Servers …


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Assessing the Navy’s New Cybersecurity Program

September 24, 2019

The Navy’s new Combat to Connect in 24 Hours (C2C24) is an ambitious program with the potential to change naval warfare as we know it. The program is designed to improve operational efficiency by automating the Navy’s risk management framework (RMF) efforts; providing sailors …