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Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation: How to Reduce Threats, Complexity and Cost

April 9, 2014 The DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program is a significant step forward for US Federal departments and agencies seeking to improve compliance and reduce risk. Many solutions focus on assessment and leave agencies figuring out how to remediate and mitigate issues using some sort of manual approach. IBM representatives will discuss real world solutions to CDM that automate the assessment and remediation process and eliminate arduous and costly spreadsheet based remediation associated with legacy tools. Learn how other US Federal departments and agencies are mitigating threats and reducing risk while minimizing costs and decreasing remediation cycles.

The Path to Open Cloud

April 8, 2014 How can cloud help your agency keep pace with advances in security and mobility? On April 8, join Nextgov and the most creative minds in the federal tech space as they discuss what's trending in cloud computing and virtualization, how you can overcome challenges to bring the power of open source to your agency, and explore real use cases on how transitioning to the cloud has worked in both the public and private sector.

Smart Data, Smart Decisions: How Big Data is Powering Agencies

April 3, 2014 We invite you to join us on April 3rd for a live viewcast presentation of Government Business Council’s new Big Data study of over 1,000 federal executives. As a special bonus, Booz Allen Executive Vice President Thad Allen and Mark Jacobsohn will discuss how federal managers are collecting and using valuable data across homeland security, healthcare, cyber security, and financial domains.

Understanding Why Strategic and Operational Cyber Intelligence Matters for Network Security

March 27, 2014 The cyber security challenges facing organizations will continue to demand an increased share of attention and funding from government and industry leaders. Focus has primarily been on reactive network security and tactical cyber intelligence to address the "on-the-network" fight, but there has been little discussion about the strategic and operational levels of cyber intelligence and why these are important. On Thursday, March 27, join us INSA and Nextgov for this live digital broadcast event to expand your understanding of Operational Cyber Intelligence, including: how to apply modern cybersecurity practices, which facets of cybersecurity pertain to your agency, what the rapid growth of the cybersecurity industry means for the future.

Navigating the Threat Landscape: How Your Agency Can Protect Itself

March 27, 2014 Internet security threats continue to expand and evolve at an alarming pace. The past three years in particular have seen a dramatic shift in Web attack volume, vector and variety. Since 2010, the total number of Distributed Denial of Service attacks have tripled and savvy attackers are now combining multiple attack techniques to disrupt service for Websites and in some cases, steal sensitive data or money. Join us on March 27th for this webcast to learn how your agency can protect itself as the threat landscape continues to evolve.

The Role of the CIO: A Conversation with David Bray, FCC on Emerging Technology

March 27, 2014 Join us for the first event of this thought leadership series that will be focused on the role of the agency CIO and emerging technologies that will affect agencies in the future. David Bray will discuss his work in partnership with FCC's Bureaus and Offices in pioneering new IT solutions supporting mobile workforce options, spectrum auctions, next-gen cybersecurity, real-time enterprise analytics, enhanced open data, and several other vital public-private initiatives.

The Year of the Cloud Broker

March 26, 2014 As more agencies complete their moves to cloud-based computing, they find that it comes with a new set of rules for doing business and ensuring quality. On March 26th, join Nextgov for a special live viewcast as we discuss the increasing reliance on cloud brokers, their advantages, and how they have been used with other agencies. Topics of discussion will include: Models of cloud brokerage and their relative benefits, Services provided by cloud brokers, and Past case studies in cloud brokerage.

Ensuring Security in Health IT

March 26, 2014 How can agencies already undergoing significant transitions ensure and plan security at the same time? On March 26th, we will discuss solutions to current and potential risks with industry analysts and government professionals. Join us to learn about:

Identity Management: Finding the Balance between Access and Security

March 25, 2014 Has it been too long since the last major calls for updated identity management technology? Should agencies reconsider their methods when adopting new schemes? On Tuesday, March 25th, Nextgov will host a discussion on these priorities and issues.

Ensuring Defense Contractor Accountability

March 18, 2014 Few defense agencies will be able to avoid making difficult personnel cuts as the Pentagon struggles to meet budget reduction requirements and prepares for an era of leaner military might. To mitigate the consequences of these cuts and ensure they fall fairly on both federal employees and contracted personnel, defense agencies are seeking a total view of their resources.