WEB APPLICATION SECURITY: Creating a Strong Digital Battlefront. According to IDC, more than 70 percent of the U.S. workforce will be mobile by 2020. To improve the citizen experience — and productivity internally — many agencies are adopting enterprise-oriented apps that increase efficiency by cutting down on paperwork and other manual processes. Web and mobile apps for parks, libraries and the DMV, for instance, provide citizens with information and services faster than ever — letting people use online chat features to have questions answered or digitally update their car registrations. But the software enabling these conveniences may lack the security features required to process sensitive data. Read more
DevOps: Making the Development Cycle More Secure. The promise of secure DevOps can be realized through security technologies such as dynamic authorization. Read more
RED HAT: Red Hat Launches Fuse 7 and Buildah 1.0 to Advance App Development. Red Hat is boosting its application development efforts with a pair of new releases, including Fuse 7 and Buildah 1.0, that will help developers to build and integrate cloud native container applications. Read more
PRODUCTIVITY: Don’t Let Your Application Backlog Sink Your Digital Transformation. As companies proceed with their digital transformations, software becomes increasingly strategic and pervasive – which means they need more of it. Lots more. The demand for new and updated applications and software infrastructure as well as individual features and capabilities is exploding. And yet, every such company is resource constrained, as professionals who are able to build and run such software are in short supply. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems May 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-may-2018.
IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.
BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.