Securing Government IT From the Ground-Up

Just last week the Pentagon announced that over 24,000 files were stolen from a defense contractor, making this particular breach one of the most significant cyber attacks on the U.S. military to date.  In this same article, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said that over 60,000 “new malicious software … READ MORE

Max Peterson July 22, 2011

Partnering With Government to Better Serve the Country

Just as this year’s Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference began, the U.S. intelligence community got some big news. The world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, was killed on the first day of the conference due in large part to the extraordinary efforts of … READ MORE

Max Peterson May 11, 2011

Cybersecurity Front and Center at Symantec’s Government Symposium

Several Dell team members, our customers and I participated in Symantec’s annual Government Symposium. The conference discussions focused on the increasing need for government and industry to understand all aspects surrounding their cybersecurity/security technology needs – from supply chain security to cybersecurity policy. One of my key takeaways … READ MORE

Max Peterson June 28, 2010

Dell at DoDIIS: Making the Complex Simple

The three days I was able to spend at the Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference were truly enlightening. The evolution of how the U.S. defense and intelligence community gathers, analyses and uses information is staggering – but there are still some gaps to fill. … READ MORE

Max Peterson June 1, 2010
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