• Data Security for the Distributed Workforce

    Federal agencies have moved rapidly to support "maximum telework" in recent months, and are now planning for expanded telework capabilities even after the need for social distancing eases. 06/30/2020

  • Improving IT Security for Remote Users During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    COVID-19 has changed how agencies run their business and IT operations, dramatically expanding the demand for teleworking and remote access to data and systems. This demand has created significant challenges for IT operations because issues must be resolved and supported quickly, but without sacrificing security. 06/24/2020

  • 3 Steps to Migrating Your Databases to the Cloud with Oracle: Plan, Move, Benefit!

    Over the last decade, federal agencies have embarked on numerous transformative IT changes. One of which is migrating traditional databases to the cloud to optimize efficiency and deliver superior mission-critical performance and core-to-edge security. But how can agencies ensure a seamless transition without sacrificing their existing investments and applications? 06/23/2020

  • Avoiding the Ransomware Trap with Protected Back-Up and Cloud Data Management

    In times of crisis, malware and ransomware attacks go up. With the COVID-19 crisis testing hospitals and governments at every level, bad actors are using the opportunity to find vulnerabilities and hold vital systems for ransom. Although often aimed at state and local systems, which may be older and not as well funded, attacks are also hitting federal agencies. Learn how next generation back up recovery and data protection can help protect vital government systems and still permit appropriate access from employees and contractors working remotely. 06/17/2020

  • Don’t Skip a Beat: Make Your Work-From-Home Applications Work at Office Speeds

    Due to recent current events, now more than ever, federal agencies’ IT teams are tasked with quickly scaling remote work models to maintain business continuity and employee productivity. However, many remote workers are facing unique issues such as poor network stability, over saturated local connections, and unpredictable application performance. With the coronavirus crisis likely changing how we work forever, Affigent and Riverbed will share key tips for optimizing at-home network connections and delivering reliable performance of business-critical apps. 06/16/2020


  • Manage Privileges Securely with Universal Privilege Management

    With many people working remotely during the extended pandemic response, the risk to agency networks is rising dramatically. One way to reduce risk is to use a new systems of Universal Privilege Management. Find out how the flexible, affordable approach can secure your networks and your data.

  • Embracing Hybrid Cloud

    There has never been just one approach to the cloud, but the Army’s new Cloud Strategy office was designed to create a strategy and “thoughtful approach to leveraging cloud computing.” Learn how the Army and its director of Enterprise Cloud Management office weighed the different mission demands and settled on hybrid cloud and what industry resources are available to help plan a move at your organization.

  • Enabling a Data-Centric Zero Trust Model

    Data is the most important asset an organization has, and insider threats can cause up to 34% of data breaches. Find out how you can build a data-centric approach to Zero Trust where the storage management system becomes the segmentation gateway to protect and monitor access of critical data.

  • Data Management Mandates for Federal Agencies: Complying with the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act

    This eBook examines the data management issues that CDOs and CIOs should address to meet the requirements of the year-one action plan. It proposes a list of actionable competencies you should invest in and considers potential barriers to success.

  • CMS and Okta Case Study

    CMS chose Okta to manage identity and access because of its industry leadership and its well-documented API. Okta API Access Management allows CMS developers to focus on streamlining the provider experience, while Okta securely controls access to the QPP website and API. Going forward, Okta will help modernize CMS backend systems to make its infrastructure more agile.