David Presgraves
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David Presgraves is a Staff Writer for GovCybersecurityHub, in addition to several other online publications dedicated to defense, military, and federal government agency technologies.

How CISA can assist federal agencies in navigating the “Wild, Wild, West” of cyber defense

Over the past decade, cybercrime has proven to be one of the greatest threats facing the American public. One can look to the unprecedented Colonial Pipeline attack as a prime example. This cyberattack led to millions of Americans being denied…

How federal agencies can keep up with the evolution of identity supply chains

Three years after COVID-19 forced federal agencies to crank their modernization dials to warp speed, the proliferation and adoption of new technologies, applications, and network solutions are still continuing to spread throughout the federal government. Though these technologies have completely…

WVDEP CIO explains how digital transformation enhanced the state agency’s cybersecurity and boosted productivity

When COVID-19 reached American shores, state and local government agencies and educational organizations (SLED) had to abruptly and suddenly find a way to operate in a world with no face-to-face, in-person interaction. This forced many of them to turn to…

The current state of government AppSec and the threats agency developers face

For IT professionals who develop the technologies, applications, and services that federal, state, and local government agencies employ, there is one specific challenge that they always find themselves brushing up against. When government agencies request new applications and expect them…

Cisco AppDynamics Executive CTO explains how application performance optimization is advancing federal agencies’ mission goals

When COVID-19 reached American shores, federal government agencies were forced to quickly redefine their operating environments by adopting new, modernized processes and applications that would enable them to adjust to the new normal spurred by the pandemic. As the dust…

SteelCloud COO on why federal government agencies should take full advantage of the commercial cloud

As the federal government continues to ride the waves of digital transformation and network modernization, one decision that many agencies have decided to make has been to migrate their applications, workloads, and services – which have been traditionally managed on-prem…

How federal and SLED agencies are bolstering their cybersecurity postures with DevSecOps

As the federal government and SLED organizations continue to digitally transform their systems, networks, and applications, it is critical that they remain vigilant and be aware of the fact that modernization will always be accompanied by potential network vulnerabilities and…

How the Defense Industrial Base Can Prepare for CMMC Level 2+

The Defense Industrial Base (DIB), – the organizations that make up the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) supply chain, is massive – comprised of hundreds of thousands of government contractors. With these organizations providing essential products, tools, and applications to…

How Azure Government delivers emerging cloud capabilities at a classified level

When a new cybersecurity, database management, or cloud solution debuts on the commercial market, there is almost always a lengthy waiting period before the technology trickles down into the hands of federal government agencies. Due to the government’s significantly heightened…

DBAs, Data Owners, and the Security Team—Distinguishing the Key Players Who Keep SLED Data Safe

In a previous article on the GovCyberHub, we were joined by Amit Parikh, an Information Management Senior Consultant at Quest Software, who discussed the new reality facing state and local government Database Administrators (DBAs) and explained how advanced workload analytics…