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Riverbed Survey: Federal Employees Cite Application Latency Issues in Productivity Concerns

Riverbed Technology has released a new survey that found nearly all of the 335 federal employee respondents believe latency issues from bandwidth-intensive applications have negatively impacted agency productivity. Riverbed said Tuesday one in three respondents reported that it takes more than 24 hours for an agency to address application failures and crash, …

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HyTrust Survey: Nearly 20% of Govt Agencies Lack Public Cloud Data Security, Encryption

A new HyTrust survey has revealed that nearly 20 percent of government agencies do not implement data security or encryption technology in the public cloud. HyTrust said Tuesday its government cloud adoption survey includes responses from 59 government and military organizations and explores the use of public cloud vendors as well as efforts to protect …

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Grant Thornton-HSDBC Study: Next Administration Should Build on DHS ‘Unity of Effort’ Program

A new report by Grant Thornton and the Homeland Security & Defense Business Council says industry and government executives want the next administration to build on the Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s Unity of Effort initiative to help streamline management across the homeland security enterprise. Grant Thornton’s public sector business and HSDBC …

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Fors Marsh Group to Continue Market Research Support for Defense HR Activity

Fors Marsh Group has been awarded a $10 million contract modification by the Defense Human Resources Activity to continue the company’s support services for DHRA’s military recruitment research efforts. The modification exercises the second option on a previously awarded contract that covers market studies, evaluations and surveys in support of the Joint Advertising and Market Research initiative, …

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Dell EMC Survey: Federal IT Execs Single Out Cloud as Govt’s Top Tech Trend

A new survey backed by Dell EMC says 91 percent of federal market information technology leaders consider cloud computing as the top technology trend at their agencies. Dell said Wednesday it commissioned market research firm Penn Schoen Berland to conduct an online survey of 100 federal IT and business decision makers in May as an extension …

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Forcepoint Survey: Millennials’ Use of Public Wi-Fi, Same Password Presents Cyber Risks to Govt IT Infrastructure

A Forcepoint study says that millennials’ attitudes toward the use of technology platforms could pose a security risk to the U.S. federal government’s information technology infrastructure. Forcepoint said Tuesday it surveyed over 670 millennials who were born between 1977 and 1994 and found that nearly 25 percent of respondents said …

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CA Technologies Study: 82% of Senior IT Execs View Identity-Centric Security as Critical to Business

A new study by CA Technologies has found that 82 percent of senior information technology and business executives believe that implementation of an identity-centric approach to security plays a critical role in their businesses. CA Technologies said Tuesday it commissioned marketing research provider Coleman Parkes to poll 1,770 IT executives in 10 industry sectors across …

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Xerox Survey Discovers Demand for Innovation in Transportation Tech; Pat Elizondo Comments

A Xerox study reports that 49 percent of respondents from 23 cities around the world believe one application will support all transportation needs while 27 percent see themselves using a self-driving car by 2020. Xerox said Monday the upcoming Global Transportation Survey report reflects citizens’ increased expectations for integrated transportation services and innovation over the coming …

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BAE Unveils Online Tool for Cybersecurity Risk Assessment; Julian Cracknell Comments

BAE Systems has introduced an online tool designed to help business organizations assess their cybersecurity measures. BAE’s online platform works to help organizations evaluate the status of their cybersecurity programs for their information and communications technology systems through responses to 10 questions that are based on cyber guidance issued by CESG, the …

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Grant Thornton: Gov’t CIOs Face Challenges in IT Workforce, Management, Processes

Grant Thornton‘s public sector business has released two annual surveys that show government information technology executives want to boost IT workforce recruitment and address challenges in IT infrastructure, management and processes. The advisory firm said Monday its Delivering Results While Preparing for Transition survey focused on 41 federal agency CIOs and other …

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Premier Survey: Health System Leaders Begin Strategies for Potential Zika Outbreak

Charlotte, North Carolina-based healthcare strategies developer Premier has found that U.S. hospitals conduct patient education, staff training, screening, surveillance and reporting to prepare for a potential outbreak of the Zika virus. Premier said Monday health system C-suite leaders have led efforts to address the disease based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “As we monitor …

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Deloitte, NASCIO Survey: Insufficient Cyber Budget, Talent Shortage Continue to Challenge Government

A new survey from Deloitte and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers indicates concerns among respondents over low cyber funding amounts and talent shortages they believe pose challenges to the government. Deloitte said Tuesday the responses also reflect how governor-level awareness of cybersecurity continues to increase. “The survey results spell out a …

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