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How Federal Agencies are Using Technology Modernization Funds to Implement Zero Trust Architecture

The Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2017 authorized the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF). US federal agencies apply for loans with “approved projects receiving incremental funding and technical expertise to ensure project success.”  The TMF board previously awarded eleven grants with the additional $1 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan.    On September 30, 2021, the

Microsoft Windows 11 Deployment Made Easy

Microsoft® is releasing Windows 11 on October 5, 2021. If you are running Windows 10, it's not a question of if you'll deploy the new version; it is when. Before deploying a new operating system, you need to know if your machines meet the minimum system requirements? Most likely, you'll have

US Supreme Court Ruling Underscores Need for Zero Trust Model

The US Supreme Court’s decision, earlier this summer, in Van Buren v. United States, should put agencies on notice. This recent ruling underscores the need for public sector entities to adopt a Zero Trust Model to prevent access to sensitive data.   The lawsuit stated a former Georgia police sergeant used his patrol-car computer to access

Cost-Effective Subscription-Based Cybersecurity for the US Public Sector

The US public sector faces a myriad of cybersecurity threats. As the number of cyberattacks against US government agencies and organizations increase, it becomes ever more evident that the current, outdated approach to cybersecurity for the US public sector is not sustainable.  Gartner projects that more than $4.2 trillion will be

Replacing Symantec Ghost? 

 As the old saying goes, “time is money.” Using traditional methods, provisioning a new PC could take hours. If you need to get 10 machines going, your IT manager could spend an entire week just on this one project.   To optimize your limited IT resources,