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Cyber takeaways from White House meeting with tech execs

By: Amanda Ziadeh
Industry and government talked better security practices during IT modernization.

President Donald Trump’s meeting with top technology executives on June 19 discussed the government’s IT modernization efforts.  The outcome was advice for defending federal networks and a better understanding of what industry needs from government.

DHS embarks on digital transformation

By: Amanda Ziadeh
CTO Mike Hermus adopts and adapts to the changing tech and data landscape.

The Department of Homeland Security’s operational and support components serve a multitude of missions. With the rapid change of technology, DHS Chief Technology Officer Michael Hermus said the department is pursuing a digital transformation to keep up with the velocity of data.

VA’s MVP Program’s Role In The Future Of Personalized Medicine

By: Bill Mason
Analysis of its massive database is key to better treating vets and general public. 

Personalized treatment of a disease holds much promise in helping patients recover as quickly and completely as possible. Yet determining treatment that is accurately targeted for that particular patient for that particular disease requires analysis of massive amounts of data.

Cloud Reduces Application Development Time For AF and DHS’ CIS

By: Amanda Ziadeh
The Cloud enables Air Force and Citizenship and Immigration Services to reallocate resources as they modernize and improve security.

Federal agencies are moving to cloud services to focus less on datacenters and infrastructure, and more on application deployment. For U.S.

Commercial Cloud Passes The IC Test

By: Amanda Ziadeh
CIA CIO says moving to cloud was the best decision the agency ever made. 

The Central Intelligence Agency’s adoption of Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) is rocketing the Intelligence Community’s capabilities resulting in unprecedented innovation, so claims CIA’s CIO John G.

DHS plans to modernize IT by putting high value assets first

By: Amanda Ziadeh
CTO Michael Hermus wants to secure and improve the systems that provide the ultimate end-user outcomes.

With a rather limited IT federal budget, modernizing technology to improve security and processes requires prioritizing those highest value assets. At the Department of Homeland Security, doing so has become a matter of national security.

Congressman Jim Langevin’s three cybersecurity priorities

By: Amanda Ziadeh
Patching vulnerabilities in a world of machine learning and connected devices.

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, identified a leading problem facing national cybersecurity today: as technology continues to improve, the networks that need to be protected are only becoming more complicated.

Patching National Cybersecurity Threats Starts with Supply Chain

By: Amanda Ziadeh
Government officials asks industry to improve cyber safety of connected devices.  

The national cybersecurity threat level is evolving, and government officials are calling on industry to better secure the Internet of Things and connected devices as they continue to enter government networks.

Deloitte's seven emerging tech trends

By: Amanda Ziadeh
The company found the next phase of IT innovation facing CIOs in and out of government.

In Deloitte Consulting LLP’s recently released tech trends report, “The Kinetic Enterprise,” it identified the forces that remain constant in driving IT transformation; digital, analytics, cloud, t