Internet of Things

  • VA gets FCC approval for $100M telemedicine pilot for rural broadband access

    FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said the pilot program would stand up for about two to three years with a handful of participants needing rural broadband.

  • Riverbed Technologies: Maximizing your agency’s digital performance

    Marlin McFate, federal chief technology officer at Riverbed Technologies, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company is helping federal agencies improve their IT compliance and make their digital systems more efficient. August 21, 2018

  • Pentagon bans fitness trackers and other geolocation devices from sensitive areas

    The military is cracking down on devices that may give up the location of troops.

  • Staying one step ahead of the internet of things

    Ajit Thyagarajan, founder of Atomic Mole, discusses how his company works to shield internet of things devices in a new and innovative way. Thyagarajan also discusses the difficulty involved in being a startup vying for the attention of larger businesses.

  • Agencies must prepare the steady wave of connected devices

    The Internet of Things is changing the computing landscape across the government. From mobile and wearable devices to smart sensors in buildings to drones sending back a volume and veracity of data like never before.

  • Climbing the mountain of big data

    Engility CEO Lynn Dugle joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss innovation, agile software development, and a tool her company has developed to assist in understanding big data. July 24, 2018

  • Solving the cybersecurity dilemma

    Eric Trexler, vice president of Global Governments and Critical Infrastructure Sales at Forcepoint, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss cybersecurity and how to protect data while operating in the modern world of IoT, mobile and cloud. July 17, 2018

  • Zero Trust: IoT, machine-to-machine communication and network security

    Akamai Technologies is positioned to assist in managing the cybersecurity of these devices. This is because it has a network around the world that is comprised of 250,000 servers in over 2,700 locations. This gives them the first filter when devices seek to communicate over the Internet.

    David Yoon, senior director of Akamai’s public sector, discussed this recently with Federal News Radio at the Akamai Government Forum in Washington, D.C.

  • Army plans smart city technology pilots to move toward ‘installations of the future’

    With a November industry day, the Army is planning a year of pilots to test “smart city” technologies on its bases.

  • Fixing advanced technology’s advanced vulnerabilities

    Glen Gulyas, founder and CEO of Onclave Networks, discusses how the internet of things can be a great boon for society, if it can only move past its huge security hurdles.. Gulyas’s company, Onclave Networks, seeks to provide security for companies worried about attacks on their IoT-based devices.