Don’t Risk IT: Cybersecurity Risk Driving IT Modernization
Many federal, state, and local government agencies are operating old, outdated and end-of-life network equipment. You may think this just means slower, less efficient operation – not worth the cost to refresh your infrastructure, right? Wrong. Outdated network equipment is actually a major cybersecurity risk, particularly for government agencies, as it makes networks more susceptible […]
Despite budget constraints, spending on cyber security set to increase according to Cisco study of government IT decisio …
While the shutdown challenges in the federal government over the past week have been top-of-mind, a recent Cisco survey has discovered that when operations resume, overall budget constraints are seen...
Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series, Be an Agent of Change in Your Organization: Embark on the Cloud Journey
Great challenges can bring great opportunities to any business, and with the inevitability of cloud on the horizon, IT organizations will need to embrace this change. Taking the first, second or even third step can be scary, but the return on taking such risks will pay off so long as the IT organization champions the […]
A Top Strategy in 2013: Making the Network Connections that Open Society
While in Oslo last month for the Nobel Peace Prize activities, I heard two words that I haven’t been able to get out of my mind: “open government”. They were the focus of discussion among the 15 international delegates—representing 14 countries and 3 continents—that Cisco had invited to its “Visioning Open Government” conference The delegates […]