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Secure Mobility: Take the Quiz to Assess Your Habits

October is a good time to assess your mobile security habits because its National Cyber Security Awareness month, when federal, state, and local governments and educational institutions collaborate to promote safe online practices.


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Articles and Analysis

Software-Defined Networking (SDN): Increase Service Levels Without Increasing Costs | More
Federal government agencies now have a new, budget-friendly way to sustain and increase IT service levels. It’s called SDN, for software-defined networking.

Cybersecurity: New Threats, New Tactics | More
What are the latest cyber threats – and how serious are they - to government agencies? What steps are agencies taking to protect their systems and people? Learn how digital threats are affecting agencies and what solutions federal, state and local governments are using to combat them.

The Legacy Play: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are Going, and How We Will be Remembered | More
How are public sector leaders establishing legacies in their agencies? Hear how public sector leaders are transforming their organizations while preparing their agencies and protégés for the future.

Technology Perspectives

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Software-Defined Networking: Why We Like It and How We Are Building On It
According to the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), software-defined networking (SDN) is a network architecture that decouples the control and data planes, moving the control plane (network intelligence and policy making) to an application called a controller. Cisco advocates a broader view of SDN that incorporates multiple models for network programmability, in addition to the controller/agent model defined by the ONF for OpenFlow.
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The Future of Government Mobility

How the White House could Incentivize Cybersecurity Compliance

Gov 2.0: Three TED Videos to Inspire Government Technology Leaders

The State of information Security in the Federal Government



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