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  • Dell Survey: 82% of Federal Agencies Use NIST Cyber Framework - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dell Survey: 82% of Federal Agencies Use NIST Cyber Framework

    A new Dell survey has found that 82 percent of federal information technology personnel say their agencies use the National Institute of Standards and Technology“™s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity in efforts to improve security of computer networks. The NIST cybersecurity framework aims to help agencies “identify, detect, protect, respond and recover from cyber threats,“ Paul Christman, […] More

  • Paul Christman: Dell Survey Shows Agencies Need Context-Aware Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Paul Christman: Dell Survey Shows Agencies Need Context-Aware Security

    A survey by Dell indicates the need for agencies to adopt a context-aware approach to security to avoid the potential risks in the usual password-centric approach as users experience password overload, according to company executive Paul Christman. Christman, vice president for the public sector business in Dell’s software group, wrote in a blog entry posted Sept. 30 that password […] More

  • Paul Christman: 2-Factor Authentication One Piece of Federal Cyber Puzzle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Paul Christman: 2-Factor Authentication One Piece of Federal Cyber Puzzle

    The General Services Administration and the Office of Personnel Management have achieved the highest scores in terms of their implementation of the two-factor authentication as part of a cybersecurity sprint launched by Federal CIO Tony Scott in April, FCW reported Wednesday. Zach Noble writes GSA hit a 99 percent score in authentication implementation for privileged […] More

  • Texas City Adopts Dell Suite to Update IT Infrastructure - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Texas City Adopts Dell Suite to Update IT Infrastructure

    McKinney administrators in Texas have adopted Dell“™s suite of database management and information technology monitoring systems as part of efforts to help modernize the city’s municipal services. The suite includes Foglight to monitor application performance, Toad Data Modeler to allow disparate databases to communicate with and understand one another, two PowerEdge M1000e enclosures for the […] More

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