The big myth about security patch management
There's a big myth out there about patching. Is it an easy fix? The truth is, effective security patch management for your network can be difficult. Is your network secure?
Edge and fog computing: Key to safer streets? (Part 3)
In parts one and two, we used Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie, Westworld, to illustrate the concepts of edge and fog computing and how they may be the...
What’s all the buzz about integrated, threat-driven CDM?
The rollout of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program has been a game changer for government agencies like yours. And whether you realize it...
Edge and fog computing: The key to smarter cities? (Part 2)
In part one, we used Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie, Westworld, to illustrate the concepts of edge and fog (or edge fog) computing. Now we’ll explore how government can...
Annual Cybersecurity Report: Impacts on Government
Cyber attacks against government are growing Every day, agencies across the U.S. are being targeted. From ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) to IoT botnets and cryptojacking, the mix...
Trick-Or-Treat? As Cybersecurity Month winds down, which will your agency pick?
As Cybersecurity Awareness Month draws to a close and All Hallows’ Eve nears, it’s time for one last thought. And it is, appropriately, a dark one – the “Dark Web”. It is the graveyard of the Internet, a maze of death-filled tombs and twisted conjurings that are giving average, everyday people access to some pretty scary technology. […]
Experience the Digital Community at Cisco Live
Cities, states, and other communities continue to face an increasing variety of challenges: traffic congestion, parking, public safety and security, waste and water management,...
Use Cloud Collaboration to Improve Your Agency’s Communication
Collaboration technologies power a new way of working where everyone, everywhere can be more productive through face-to-face and instantaneous communication. In previous posts, we’ve discussed how VoIP, TelePresence and Mobile Collaboration are reshaping the government workspace. For those organizations that often forced to do more with less, flexibility in service models is essential to accessing […]
Cloud for Local Government Global Blog Series: The Strategic Value of the Cloud for State & Local Governments
Almost everyone has heard of the “cloud,” as a result of advertising by computer companies and frequent mentions in the news media. “Cloud” refers to technology resources used by an organization that are not at their own location, but available over the global data communications network (otherwise called the Internet). Moreover, the cloud is not […]