National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), celebrated every October since its inception in 2004, was created as a collaborative effort between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National ...
Not all agencies are created alike, which means the cloud solution they pursue has to be tailored to their particular requirements. That was one of the central messages of a panel of federal executives at the 2014 Cloud Computing Brainstorm, held Sept. 10 at the Newseum. “Statistical survey agencies have special concerns about their data. […]
Big Data – the term seems to be everywhere these days. The term is becoming ubiquitous, yet most people have a hazy idea of what it really means. For many, Big Data is something that happens somewhere deep inside a network, and doesn’t really affect them. This couldn’t be a more erroneous assumption. To illustrate, […]
The ability to store massive quantities of data in the cloud with relatively little expense has created a whole new set of problems for government agencies. A few years ago agencies struggled with storage costs, but the tremendous innovation in cloud based storage has effectively created a cloud storage commodity market in which government agencies […]