Fall 2013
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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 it’s National Cyber Security Awareness month, when federal, state, and local governments and educational institutions collaborate to promote safe online practices.


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Product and Solutions News

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

Shared Services: Lower Government Costs by Eliminating Duplicate Infrastructure | More
Reduced funding is the new normal, and sharing IT services is a way to lower costs without decreasing service levels to citizens and the workforce. For evidence, look to the state of Alaska and city of Melrose, Massachusetts.

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

Cybersecurity: New Threats, New Tactics
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.

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Big Data: The Network Challenge

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Software-Defined Networking: Why We Like It and How We Are Building On It

Learn how SDN incorporates multiple models for network programmability, in addition to the controller/agent model defined by the ONF for OpenFlow.

The Future of Government Mobility

Promising New Technologies Could Boost Communications in Emergencies

GPS Technology Helping Texas Police Capture Criminals

Building the Social Town Hall

Gov 2.0: Three TED Videos to Inspire Government Technology Leaders



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