ActioNeters Participate in Agile Challenge and Microsoft Hackathon

August 8, 2018

By Michelle V & Chris S On July 25th 2018, ActioNeters across the D.C. Metro area banded together to form the ActioNet A-Team in order to compete in the “Great Agile Challenge”.  This was the very first “hackathon” event and was hosted at Microsoft’s HQ in Chevy Chase, MD.  Competing Agile Teams were given only… Read more »

“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

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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 »

Network Access Control – Strengthening Cybersecurity

July 24, 2018

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By Paul F. ActioNet recently helped a client implement Network Access Control (NAC) to address a requirement identified under Presidential Executive Order 13800. NAC is a mechanism that can allow federal agencies to define and implement policies that enforce how an agency allows secure access on their network ports for devices attempting to gain network… Read more »

Securing Workloads in the Cloud

July 11, 2018

By Jim L. Have you ever wondered if the Cloud was really secure and how security measures and best practices were implemented? In this blog post we will review the major security concepts to assure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems and data in the Cloud. We will use AWS as the example environment, but… Read more »

The Salesforce Summit

June 12, 2018

ActioNeters encourage each other to become better at salesforce with their salesforce summit

ActioNeters stay on course with Salesforce Summit By Aparna S. The ActioNet Salesforce Team has been doing some exceptional work in innovating and creating state-of-the-art applications for our customers. Recently, in an effort to keep the team motivated and engaged to invest in their own trainings and career progression, we designed The Salesforce Summit. In… Read more »

The Impact of Software Piracy

May 31, 2018

ActioNet Employee writes about Software Piracy

By Brennan H. Brennan H works in support of our DoD Customers as a Software Deployment Specialist. He recently earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a minor in Cyber Security. Next step is to continue his education with a Master’s degree in Computer Science. Brennan’s responsibilities include managing SCCM and monitoring software to… Read more »

Oracle Presents at Cloud COIN

May 18, 2018

By Jim L. The May Cloud Community of Interest (COIN) Tech Talk was provided by our Oracle Cloud Services partner. Clarke C., Senior Manager within Oracle’s Public Sector Solutions Engineering team and Glenn A., Account Manager for Oracle’s Platform Technology, led the discussion. Clarke discussed Oracle’s strategic approach of using “Journeys to the Cloud” scenarios… Read more »