During day two of its world conference, Dell Technologies introduced NativeEdge – an operations software platform designed to help businesses simplify and optimize secure deployments at the edge.
During the second day of Dell Technologies World in Las Vegas, Nevada, two former top Federal officials urged the government and Congress to continue to move the ball forward on modernizing technology and keeping customers at the center of that process.
Artificial intelligence experts at Dell Technologies are leveraging the emerging technology to drive human progress forward – whether it be in schools, at hospitals, or on farms.
MeriTalk sat down with Dell Industry Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Government, Herb Kelsey, to get the rundown on how Project Fort Zero came to be, the importance of collaboration when working on a global zero trust solution, and how industry is inviting the project with open arms.
Dell Technologies today introduced a new end-to-end zero trust security solution – dubbed Project Fort Zero – for global organizations to protect against cyberattacks.
Dell Technologies recently launched its newest VxRail – dubbing it as the smallest, most versatile hyperconverged infrastructure system to date – and the tool took center stage on day one of Dell Technologies World in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Two top Dell Technologies executives today announced several new portfolio advancements to industry’s most comprehensive multicloud platform, APEX, which aims to help companies better manage their data and applications wherever they are.
Some of the top cybersecurity professionals from across the Federal government and the private sector gathered Thursday evening at Morton’s in Washington, D.C., to honor the 2023 class of Cyber Defender award winners.
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) said today the company has launched a new technology investment strategy that focuses on six “digital accelerator solutions” for its government, defense, and intelligence market customers.
The majority of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) stakeholders are optimistic about the future of GEOINT, but most don’t have a formal strategy for their 10-year vision, according to new research from MeriTalk, in collaboration with the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF).
As Federal agencies work through their digital modernization roadmaps, officials are embracing a user-centric approach to building IT infrastructures that will dramatically improve the total experience with government – for citizens and employees alike. MeriTalk recently sat down with Joe Jeter, senior vice president for Federal technology at Maximus, to discuss how agencies are utilizing automation and emerging technologies to transform service delivery and improve efficiencies.
Craig Martell, who heads the Pentagon’s Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO), is focusing hard on his office’s two top priorities – setting the Joint-All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) imperative on the right path, and normalizing data as a product across the Defense Department (DoD).
With mounting cybersecurity concerns as the driving factor for both the Federal government’s ongoing migration to zero trust architectures – and the quickening pace of broader IT modernization …
Recent calls from industry leaders to pause generative AI research would be a mistake, according to Department of Defense (DoD) leaders, who said they are leveraging the technology as a force multiplier.
The Federal government is in the midst of a sweeping IT modernization, replacing outdated legacy systems and moving rapidly to the cloud and other cutting-edge technologies such as robotic process automation. Modernization presents a mix of innovation and opportunity, bringing enhanced overall security and heightened employee productivity while also posing new risks.
At U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a $15 million Federal investment has helped move an antiquated, COBOL-based payment system to the cloud, allowing the nation’s second-largest revenue-collecting Federal agency to efficiently take in more than $90 billion in annual duties, taxes, and fees.
The Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) John Sherman explained Wednesday how the department is working towards his goal to implement zero trust across DoD enterprise systems by 2027, including coming milestones to achieve that goal.
From sweeping national strategy plans, to billions being budgeted for zero trust, to pushing the private sector for more secure software – those are just some of the big moves that the Federal government is making right now to drive forward its broad cybersecurity agenda.
Top Pentagon officials spearheading execution of the Defense Department’s (DoD) new Cyber Workforce Strategy said Tuesday that we can expect to see an implementation plan for the strategy this summer.
The Defense Department (DoD) today issued a proposed revision to the existing eligibility criteria for its voluntary Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Cybersecurity Program that, if enacted, would greatly expand the number of DIB companies that can participate in the program that shares cybersecurity threat intelligence and other security assistance to the private sector firms who do business with DoD.
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Hosting and Compute Center (HaCC) is streamlining the acquisition package process for the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract through a new pilot it calls the DISA Acquisition Package Preparation System (DAPPS).
Top commanders responsible for cybersecurity operations in five of the U.S. military service branches listed out some of their top operational priorities during a panel discussion on May 2 at the AFCEA TechNet Cyber conference in Baltimore, with topics ranging from data security to workforce recruiting and retention emerging as common threads.
The Federal government is nearing the halfway point of a three-year plan to move agencies toward zero trust cybersecurity to better protect the nation from cyberattacks. With its recent National Cybersecurity Strategy, the Biden administration reinforced the commitment to zero trust made in last year’s memo from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which required agencies to meet specific zero trust goals by the end of fiscal year 2024.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is currently working through its acquisition strategy to go into full production of its Thunderdome zero trust security initiative within the next 30 to 60 days, DISA Director Lt. Gen Robert Skinner said today at the AFCEA TechNet Cyber conference in Baltimore, Md.
Since officially awarding the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract late last year, a top Defense Department (DoD) official said today they have been working towards enabling the JWCC to get the best possible value from the commercial cloud vehicle.
Gen. Paul Nakasone, who heads both U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency (NSA), emphasized the concept of mission, resource, and partnership alignment in the U.S. approach to cyber defense and conflict, and said the proper combination of those and other factors are working to give the United States “an intangible competitive advantage” against adversaries.
Close public-private collaboration between the government and the private sector is helping to serve as a “force multiplier” in building cyber resilience, and has helped organizations to proactively respond to cyber threats, according to new research from RSA Conference and MeriTalk.
The Federal government is facing a workforce crisis, especially with skilled technology talent. Retention, recruitment, and retirement issues are hindering hiring managers, who are looking to fill critical open roles in order to meet mission objectives and new Federal mandates. MeriTalk recently sat down with Craig McCullough, senior vice president for public sector at Pluralsight, a technology workforce development company, to discuss how the government can overcome the skills gap by creating talent and building a culture of learning within Federal agencies.
If you’re already in the geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) community and you don’t know about the GEOINT 2023 Symposium taking place May 21-24 in St. Louis, we’re happy to send out a rescue party to wherever you are trapped without comms gear…
With more than 3.4 million service members and civilian contractors spanning 11 combat commands across 4,600 global installations, the Department of Defense (DoD) needs reliable and secure collaboration and information sharing to support our national defense. MeriTalk recently sat down with Curtis Puckett, vice president of Defense Agencies at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), to discuss the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract.