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3 Ways APIs Can Drive Your Zero Trust Strategy

The number of data breaches continues to rise year-over-year, increasing more than 17% from fall 2020 to the same period in 2021. Governments have become high-value targets for cybercriminals due to the sensitive data they collect and legacy systems that increase their security exposure. However, emerging security approaches like zero trust can enable agencies to…

Wanting to Modernize in Place Without a Heavy IT Lift? Get APIs

When it comes to modernization, governmental agencies shouldn’t be required to completely overhaul their whole infrastructure. Thus said, application programming interfaces (API) are a major technology to keep this from happening. With top-notch API integration, your agency will obtain the following benefits: Leveraging the existing assets and IT more effectively Driving governmental digital transformation Reducing…

Three Reasons to Leverage a FedRAMP-Authorized Government Cloud

As government agencies shift to increase residence and agility, they also encounter a plethora of cyber threats. These threats, in turn, will compel them to employ a security-first cloud migration strategy. This is where the FedRAMP-authorized cloud provider comes into play. FedRAMP stands for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. This program possesses the…

What is Zero Trust? Find Out Why it’s the Way Forward for Government Agencies

Over the last few years, the public sector has been facing a slew of security threats like never before. And because of this, zero trust technology is critical. These security threats range from phishing schemes and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to ransomware attacks. In 2020, government organizations encountered 79 ransomware attacks, costing $18.88 bill in…

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Three Ways an Enterprise Architecture Solution can Boost Your FITARA Score

Since the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) was signed into law in 2014, the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) was signed into law. And since then, federal organizations have taken many steps for improvement. These steps include: Consolidating data centers Improving risk management Managing the IT portfolio a lot better These…

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5 API, Integration and Microservices Trends — and What They Mean for Government

A highly connected IT environment is now essential for modernization. Organizations need to connect not just their systems, but also people and processes — and they need enabling technologies to do so. APIs and microservices have become critical technical tools organizations can leverage to integrate their ecosystem and achieve their modernization goals, according to a…

Enterprise Architecture and Why It’s Important

Enterprise architecture (EA) includes the discipline involving holistically and proactively leading responses of enterprises to disruptive forces. This discipline is done by analyzing and identifying the execution of change toward the business vision and outcomes desired. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), this is a discipline, describing an enterprise’s total set…

4 Best Practices for Developing Your API Management Strategy

Are you wondering what are the benefits of complete lifecycle API Management? Or perhaps you want to know how to achieve an API gateway? This blog highlights the best benefits of full lifecycle API. But before we dive in, first things first: Why does API management matter? API management allows businesses to improve and accelerate…

How to Improve Financial Management Through Collaborative Enterprise Management

Many government agencies utilize a variety of management disciplines including financial management, business process management, and enterprise architecture (EA) management. The issue is that many of these management disciplines operate solely because a robust collaborative mechanism to streamline data sharing doesn’t exist. However, this major challenge can be addressed by implementing the collaborative enterprise management…

API management solutions for government agencies

Constituents now expect governments to deliver streamlined, intuitive, user-friendly digital services. Accomplishing this requires agencies to invest in technology innovation, which has led many organizations to focus their strategy on APIs. But as agencies implement an API-first development approach, they’ll need to use API management more strategically. Here are three reasons why — and how…