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David Egts, chief technologist of North American public sector at Red Hat, has said there are ways agencies can optimize their technology stack while building up their security posture. Egts wrote in a FedScoop article published Tuesday that one of the approaches agencies can do is collaborating with vendors to determine whether an operating system or software offers the security capabilities that they need.
 

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David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat“™s North American public sector, has said there are several options the federal government can consider to build up its workforce“™s cybersecurity and information technology skills and one of those is to explore open-source training. “The proliferation of open source software has changed the training landscape dramatically,“ Egts wrote in a […] More
David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat“™s North American public sector, has said federal agencies should assess open source code for cyber vulnerabilities prior to adoption. Egts wrote in a Nextgov piece published Monday that agencies should monitor open-source libraries and repositories that developers use to download the code and deploy a code analyzer to detect […] More
David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat‘s public sector business, has said public sector organizations may encounter challenges in adopting DevOps in their information technology systems due to a culture that focuses on long-term initiatives. TechTarget reported Tuesday that Egts believes the procurement culture in government is used to multiyear programs supported by a waterfall approach. Peter […] More
David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat“™s North American public sector, has said information technology departments seeking to increase efficiency can combine containers with agile development and DevOps processes, GCN reported Tuesday. “You can have your developers working very, very quickly on focusing solely on the application, and by using DevOps and agile principles on […] More
A new report by MeriTalk has found that 73 percent of federal information technology leaders said that deriving data from legacy applications is vital in efforts to advance government reform and use of shared services. The publication said Thursday it conducted an online survey of 275 federal IT leaders in January for the report, which was […] More
David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat“™s public sector, told MeriTalk in an interview published Wednesday that the microservices technology works to help the developer split complex, large applications into small components and share them with other members of the DevOps team. “Instead of one big hulking team working on one big hulking application, you can have […] More
David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat“™s public sector, has said federal information technology leaders should take responsibility in ensuring the security of their agencies“™ public cloud platforms. Egts wrote in a GCN guest post published Tuesday that agency IT professionals seeking to secure applications in software-as-a-service cloud environments should correctly establish content permissions and conduct […] More
David Egts, chief technologist for Red Hat“™s public sector, told MeriTalk in an interview published Wednesday that lift and shift, augment with new layers and rewrite are three approaches government agencies and companies can adopt to modernize aging applications. He said the effectiveness of the approaches depends on the application, contextual factors and business and […] More
Red Hat‘s David Egts says government agencies can use Linux container technology to support virtualization efforts in an effort to efficiency and flexibility of their information technology systems. Egts, the chief technologist at Red Hat’s public sector business, wrote in a piece published Tuesday on GCN that Linux containers include applications that agencies can deploy as a single package through […] More
Federal technology leaders who want to use open source code for government applications need a secure, standard platform with which to establish it, David Egts of Red Hat wrote in a GCN guest post published Thursday. Egts, chief technologist at Red Hat’s public sector organization, said open software when deployed with continuous monitoring measures and systems management tools in […] More
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