How federal government agencies can responsibly deploy generative AI

This article originally appeared on IBM’s official blog. Digital transformation within federal government agencies is currently being driven by data and artificial intelligence (AI). AI plays a pivotal role in unlocking value from data and gaining deeper insights into the…

Federal Data Strategy — Overcoming Culture and Budgetary Challenges

In our previous article on the GovCyberHub, TD SYNNEX Public Sector’s Chief Data Scientist, Sherry Bennett, PhD, and Quest Public Sector’s Director of Federal Sales Engineering, Chris Roberts, came together to discuss the different components of the Federal Data Strategy…

The Federal Data Strategy — What civilian agencies need to know

Federal civilian agencies are increasingly turning to technology to achieve their missions and improve constituent services. This makes working with accurate and well-managed data critical for driving decision making. But up until just a few years ago, most government agencies…

7 ways the federal government can overcome cloud migration challenges

This article originally appeared on Quest Software’s official blog, HERE. Cloud migration challenges — capacity, throughput, performance and above all security — confront everyone in federal government agencies from leaders and managers to users. Digital transformation has been well documented…

How automating CIS compliance strengthens federal data security

This article originally appeared on SteelCloud’s official blog, HERE. As malicious cyber actors’ methods and tactics continue to increase in sophistication and effectiveness, having your company achieve certain cybersecurity compliance standards has become more important than ever. It protects your…

Information governance—How AI can assist your agency’s modernization efforts

In a recent article on the GovCyberHub, we discussed the foundational requirements for modernizing agencies’ information governance practices that were featured in a panel discussion held by the Digital Government Institute (DGI), with IT experts from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU),…

Information Governance vs Data Governance – What your agency needs to know

Information governance is essential for the day-to-day processes of managing a government agency’s data. This is done through holistic approaches to managing agency information by implementing processes, roles, controls, and metrics, that treat information as a valuable asset. Information governance…

What federal agencies need to know about continuous data protection

Continuous data protection has emerged as a form of data protection for federal government agencies that picks up where legacy backup approaches leave off. For decades, the standard of care in protecting federal data has been to run full scheduled…

9 insider threats that are impacting endpoint security

This article originally appeared on Quest Software’s official blog, HERE. Insider threats take several forms for federal government agencies. In a classic scenario, highly privileged contractors install spyware that exfiltrates sensitive data to them long after their project is complete.…

12 data governance tips that every federal agency should keep in mind

Data governance best practices ensure that your federal agency’s data is being created, collected, stored, and accessed by the right people for the right purpose. Which processes have you put in place to manage access, availability, usability, quality and security?…