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Elastic Perimeter Defense: The Next Generation of Cloud Security

A new understanding of network security based on software defined perimeters could fundamentally alter the cloud security narrative and present an opportunity for federal agencies to make the most of cloud computing. // Flick user FutUndBeidl

Anticipating the 2014 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review

Four years after then Secretary Hillary Clinton initiated the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, the State Department and USAID are working on an improved second edition.

Personnel Visibility Key to Making Smarter Defense Cuts

New reports revealing dramatic growth in size and cost of headquarters support at the military's combatant commands highlight the need for greater transparency into personnel management.

Why the Cyber Security Problem Is Actually a Big Data Problem

The demands of continuous monitoring are leading federal agencies to shift their big data capabilities toward boosting their cyber posture.

Survey Shows Agencies Not Ready for the Internet of Things

The "Internet of Things" promises greater capabilities for federal agencies, but also significant new security vulnerabilities. Data from a new GBC survey suggests federal employees' confidence in their cybersecurity is not matched by preparations.

Smart Command Town Hall Series

Booz Allen Hamilton and GBC partnered to conduct a series of town hall events exploring how defense leaders can rapidly and effectively supply warfighters with interoperable technologies.

Has Federal Mobility Been Derailed? Not So Fast

A new GBC study on mobile technology shows that feds want flexibility and that agencies are taking notice.

Unifying Communications for a More Connected Government

By shifting from a device-centric to a user-centric model of communications, government organizations can better meet user needs and increase overall productivity.

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Achieving Holistic Federal Cybersecurity

As cyber threats become more prevalent and sophisticated, agencies face immense pressure to improve cyber defenses. But what is the current state of federal cybersecurity, and what cyber defense elements need the most improvement?

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The Human Factor at the Core of Federal Cybersecurity

Despite continued, widespread concern for federal cybersecurity, the current state of agency cyber defenses has been difficult to ascertain. New primary research provides greater insight and underscores the importance of personnel management and awareness.

Striking a Balance in Mobile Security

To fully realize the benefits of mobile technology, federal agencies require mobile security solutions that are both flexible and scalable enough to meet the diverse needs of the federal workforce and tough enough to safeguard government communications against a wide array of modern threats.