Featured Government Content

  1. Research Finds $30 Billion Wasted In U.S. On Unused Software

    Global organizations are wasting money on software that is not used, according to a new report from Software Lifecycle Automation company 1E. The report The Real Cost of Unused Software analyzed the results of a four-year study of more than 1,800 software titles deployed on 3.6 million desktops, in 129 enterprises, across 14 industries.

  2. Nearly One In Three Federal Agencies Lost Data To Insider Threats In The Last Year

    According to a new study from MeriTalk, 45 percent of all federal agencies were targeted by insider threats, with 29 percent losing data to an insider incident over the past year. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. ASIS 2015 Scheduled To Kick Off On Sept. 28

    The ASIS International 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2015) will bring 20,000 security professionals from both the operational and cybersecurity disciplines together for the security conference and trade show Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, in Anaheim, CA.

  4. DISA Releases “Best Practices” Guide For Cloud Migration

    The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has released a best practices guide designed to help Defense Department (DoD) “cloud mission owners” migrate to the cloud.

  5. Looking For An Outdoor Hotspot Option For An IT Solution? Consider Smart Garbage Cans

    New York City may be converting solar-powered smart trash cans into Wi-Fi hotspots, particularly in under-served neighborhoods, according to Popular Science.

  6. New Throwable Cameras Provide Innovative Tool For Law Enforcement

    Bounce Imaging, founded by an MIT alumnus in 2012, is helping law enforcement assess danger in unseen areas with its new device, the Explorer. Now, the Boston-based startup will be deploying 100 of the new gadgets to police departments nationwide, and it aims to expand to first responders and other security clients in the near future, according to MIT News. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Government IT Clients’ Fleets Can Be Managed With Mobile Apps

    With increasing pressure being placed on government agencies to increase efficiency and reduce costs, many are turning to smartphone-based apps to manage vehicle fleets.

  8. How Adding Digital Signage Increases Opportunities For VARs

    While digital signage may be prominent in areas like New York’s Times Square, it’s also used in markets and niches including education, hospitality, shopping malls and retail stores, hospitals, gyms and spas, houses of worship, and financial institutions. 

  9. Government Leaders Stress IT Industry’s Role In Cybersecurity

    The longevity of effective cybersecurity is dependent on the commercial sector, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

  10. How Big Data Analytics Can Improve Cybersecurity For Your Government IT Clients

    Government cybersecurity professionals estimate that cyber threats exist on government networks for an average of 16 days before being detected and neutralized, according to a report from MeriTalk.