Sanjay Castelino, with Austin, Texas-based IT firm SolarWinds, joined Industry Chatter to discuss the growing phenomenon of “bring-your-own-device” at federal agencies. The BYOD shift is part of an evolution toward the consumerization of IT, Castelino said.
Castelino also discussed how agencies can transition to more robust continuous monitoring as now required by federal cybersecurity standards. Along with that, Castelino said the changing role of federal systems administrators, who have been forced to take on more and more roles due to budget cuts and smaller staffs.
Francis Rose is the host of In Depth, which airs weekdays from 4-7 p.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC metro area and online everywhere. Francis has covered all three branches of the federal government as a broadcast journalist since 1998. He joined Federal News Radio in 2006, and launched In Depth in 2008 as a daily show focused on connecting federal executives to the information they need to do their jobs better.