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ActioNet Supports the Development of Online Passport Renewals…Coming in 2022!

December 20, 2021

By Kate R. The U.S. Department of State Consular Affairs (CA) division’s public-facing systems service approximately 34 million routine applicants per year for various passport and visa requests. This is a 24/7/365 operation processing approximately 120,000 cases per day. Before the implementation of the Online Passport Renewal (OPR) capability, the turnaround time for a standard… Read more »

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The Future of Human-Technology Convergence

December 10, 2021

By Jeff A. Long before the current COVID-19 paradigm shift in how and where people work, the two dominant technology trends were Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). These technologies evolved rapidly from the conceptual stage and fueled the current focus on Digital Transformation and Industrial Automation with companies such as Amazon and… Read more »

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Containerization in the Cloud

December 8, 2021

By Jeremy L. Major companies and government agencies that have already moved into the Cloud are looking for ways to continue to modernize their infrastructure. As they do, they start looking at containers. ActioNet has been able to assist many of these organizations in accomplishing this correctly and securely. This article describes what containers in… Read more »

ActioNet Supports One Warm Coat Drive

November 30, 2021

By Michelle B. ActioNet has teamed up with One Warm Coat Drive Program to collect clean, gently used coats and jackets, now through January 31, 2022.  Across the country, millions of people faced health and financial challenges due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Children who are particularly susceptible to the cold will need… Read more »

Thanksgiving Potluck and One Warm Coat Donation Drive Kick-off

November 17, 2021

By Michelle B. This month I celebrate my 12-year anniversary with ActioNet.  During this time of year, I would normally be busy with the planning and coordinating of the annual holiday party.  As most of you know, ActioNet take great pride in celebrating our ActioNeters during these events featuring ActioNet’s Got Talent, Live DJ, Food,… Read more »

TechNet Cyber 2021 ActioNet Booth

Mission Accomplished!

October 28, 2021

By Kate R. We set up the ActioNet booth for TechNet Cyber 2021 in the Baltimore Convention Center today. After 20 months of social distancing, we are at the 2021 AFCEA TechNet Cyber Conference at the Baltimore Convention Center this week…and we are ready to meet prospective DoD clients and demonstrate to them how ActioNet can… Read more »

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Visit ActioNet Booth 2038 at TechNet Cyber 2021

October 8, 2021

By Michelle B. TechNet Cyber 2021 will be the staging area for military, industry and academia to discuss and plan how to achieve persistent engagement, persistent presence and innovation. It is the opportunity to devise a new strategy to build resilience and defend networks. This conference is free to military and government personnel. Following trends… Read more »

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Not All SIEM Tools Are Created Equal

October 1, 2021

By Jeff M. and Kate R. Recent high-visibility cyber attacks have reinforced the need for stronger cyber defenses across our national infrastructure. In February 2021, a water treatment plant in Florida was hacked and the sodium hydroxide was briefly increased in the water to deadly levels. In May 2021, a ransomware attack was unleashed on… Read more »