“We Don’t Need No Stinking Patches”

August 1, 2018

Patching Software

By Cindy H. Though this makes a nice movie line (it was actually “we don’t need no stinking badges” from The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), it does not make a nice attitude for security patches. It seems that as soon as a product is released, it is followed by a software patch or service… Read more »

How Well Do You Know G Suite?

July 26, 2018

G Suite Logo

By: Chad G, Andre T, Jewel J, and Cory T How well do you know G Suite? The ActioNet team within the Science and Research Business Unit (SRBU) provides support for Google’s G Suite to our Federal customers. Google is continuously expanding its G Suite offerings through upgrades and feature additions on a regular basis…. Read more »

Science on a Sphere

July 17, 2018

NOAA Headquarters was visited by ActioNet Business Units

ActioNeters Visit NOAA to see the World Globe By Tamika C What if you could find research from around the world about hurricanes, sea-level changes, which locations are highly populated with Sea Turtles or even flight and ship patterns with a click of a button? Even better, what if it was displayed on a World… Read more »

Our Culture is My Selling Point!

June 27, 2018

By Jonathan D. As a Talent Acquisition Specialist for ActioNet, my job can be incredibly difficult when it comes to convincing talented individuals to come to ActioNet when our competition is vying for the same candidates offering similar benefits and compensation. In more cases than not, I find that most people are open to other… Read more »

ActioNetCloud™ Adopts New Cyber Security Service

April 20, 2018

By Jim L. AWS Macie was released as a new managed security service in August, 2017 to help identify and protect sensitive data stored in S3 from breaches, data leaks, and unauthorized access. The ActioNet AWS Test Lab was used to create a 200 MB data lake of simulated organizational files and AWS CloudTrail event… Read more »

ActioNet Hosts Oracle Class for Employees

April 4, 2018

ActioNeters Enjoying the Opportunity to Learn Oracle GoldenGate Fundamentals By Kimba E. The National Security Business Unit (NSBU) brought the Oracle GoldenGate Fundamentals training from Oracle University in-house so our Database Administrators could prepare for production support in May. For 4 days in late March we hosted the class in our Vienna headquarters for our dedicated… Read more »

ActioNeter Visits 2018 Olympic Closing Ceremony in South Korea

March 19, 2018

By Miguel D. Miguel D. is a Systems administrator for one of ActioNet’s Air Force Contracts located in South Korea.  He shares his recent experience at the Olympics in PyeongChang. Miguel was impressed with the amazing coordination and work by ROK Staff and volunteers. Over 25,000 people joined forces to put the Olympic closing ceremony together. … Read more »

Software Developer in Test – You are not Quality Assurance (QA)

February 26, 2018

By Brady O. and Mark S. Developing software without adequate testing is like running into the woods blindfolded or kayaking down rapids without a paddle. All software contains defects as it is developed. The time spent to thoroughly test software before deployment or integration into a system can save significant time over the lifecycle of… Read more »