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June 20, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cisco Successfully Demonstrated Secure Mobile Device at Trident Spectre 2016

Last month Cisco was thrilled to participate in the Department of Defense (DoD) Trident Spectre 2016 annual exercise conducted at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, VA. Trident Spectre is an annual event for special operations, intelligence, interagency, and law-enforcement personnel to test and evaluate emerging technologies both from government and commercial industries in tactically-focused […]

May 11, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cybersecurity for Defense: Network Segmentation

Classifying and compartmentalizing information has been around within the Department of Defense before it was even called the Department of Defense. However, as DOD information that was once secured in vaults and safes has become digital data, many new regulations have been introduced that mandate how this data should be processed and handled. These regulations […]

April 14, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cybersecurity for Defense: Cisco Supports the NIST Risk Management Framework

In our Cybersecurity for Defense Blog Series Kickoff, Peter Romness mentioned that we at Cisco are hard at work delivering advanced cybersecurity capabilities that support the Department of Defense Cyber Strategy. That’s certainly true, and each blog in our series will further that point. But it’s about more than just products and services. It’s also […]

March 15, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Cybersecurity for Defense: Blog Series Kickoff

The United States increasingly relies on the Internet to support our economic, health, and social services. However, the more we utilize network connections, the more cognizant we must be of potential cyberattacks from enemies seeking to access information and to destabilize our country. We’ve seen the results – everything from people’s personal emails to shopping […]

December 10, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Advanced Malware Protection Can Help Keep Defense Agencies’ Networks Secure

It seems like these days, you can’t read the news without seeing something about a cyberattack or data breach. While the digital economy and the Internet of Everything (IoE) are creating huge opportunities for value creation in both the public and private sectors, they also create huge opportunities for security breaches. With an expanded attack […]

June 26, 2015

GOVERNMENT

Network-Centric Warfare: How IoE is Transforming Defense

The power of the Internet of Everything (IoE) lies in connecting the unconnected, bringing together people, process, data and things to create new and exciting possibilities. These connections are already transforming the world today, from corporate business to local government. One area in particular that has been significantly transformed by connectivity over the years is […]

May 16, 2013

GOVERNMENT

The Collaboration Evolution – A Strategy for Transforming Government Collaboration

The traditional office is not what it used to be.  I’m not referring to Mad Men, where smoking in the office was acceptable and having a cocktail in the middle of the day was the norm.  I’m talking about when and where work gets done.   For me personally, being  part of an organization that embraces […]

April 17, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Collaboration Evolution: Why it’s Time to Upgrade to VoIP

Communication is key, yet too many government agencies voice platforms are living in archaic times. As government agencies are turning to collaboration technologies like voice, video and mobility to increase efficiency and lower costs, many are faced with outdated voice platforms like Private Branch Exchange (PBX) and Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) .  However, the shift […]

February 1, 2013

GOVERNMENT

Addressing Government Cloud Security Challenges – AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

Guest post from Steve Boutelle, VP, Business Development, Global Government Solutions, Cisco. Cybersecurity and innovative IT solutions play a central role in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the 2013 fiscal year, highlighting the military’s increasing reliance on IT. In order to address new and evolving threats today and into the future, the DOD […]