AT&T and FirstNet say they are working to secure traffic on the first responder network, and are building a fleet of cell tower trucks ready for deployment.
Paul Battaglia, the vice president of federal sales for Blackberry, said agencies want a single “pane of glass” to monitor the cyber posture of all of their mobile devices from laptops to smartphones to wearables.
Allan Liska, threat intelligence analyst at Recorded Future, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss the rise in ransomware attacks around the world, and what you can do to protect your company or agency from these threats. July 7, 2017
MuleSoft’s Ugorji Nwoke and Chris Aherne join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how their company help software developers leverage Application Program Interfaces (APIs) to manage, coordinate and re-use a wide variety of programs. June 20, 2017
Experts within the Defense Department are urging their fellow feds to follow the example of the entire government and understand that it’s ok to fail.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is trying to stay ahead of the technology curve. That means putting investments in mobility and the security of mobile devices.
Scott Buchholz, chief technology officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Federal Government practice, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the company’s 2017 report on technology trends and their impact on federal government operations. June 13, 2017
The General Services Administration will encourage agencies to collectively share their ideas and explorations around blockchain, in a new initiative GSA will launch this summer. It’s part of GSA’s ongoing effort to collect business cases and best practices from agencies who already are exploring artificial intelligence and other technologies, and develop a framework that other departments can use on their own.
As part of its ongoing Future State initiative, the IRS will refresh its website starting this summer. The agency is also continuing to develop a secure online account for taxpayers to check the status of their balances, as well as a new digital communications tool where citizens can correspond with the IRS in a secure environment.
Lou Giglio, Dan Beaman and Mark Flournoy, managers of Federal Systems Integration for F5 Newtorks, join host John Gilroy to discuss how to inspect encrypted traffic, increase speed, and move security tools from appliances to the virtual world. May 30, 2017
Internal Revenue Service watchdogs say the agency could do more in terms of taxpayer services if it had more human and financial resources. The White House proposed a fiscal 2018 budget of $10.9 billion, a cut of roughly $300 million from 2017 funding levels.
The Government Accountability Office’s two-year assessment found there are gaping vulnerabilities where federal policy and industry standards haven’t kept up with the developing technology.
Does your agency need help with its move to the cloud? Maybe Oracle can help. Sarah Jackson, VP Sales Engineering and Ken Currie, group vice president with Oracle Public Sector join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss some of the innovations at Oracle is offering to federal IT professionals. May 16, 2017
Amy Eastman, director of fundraising for Objective Zero, discusses a new mobile app aimed at eliminated veterans’ suicides.
Tomas Okeefe and Chris Wiedemann, market research consultants at immixGroup, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to federal tech spending during the rest of fiscal year 2017. May 8, 2017