Patching Software

“We Don’t Need No Stinking Patches”

August 1, 2018

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 »

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ActioNet Makes Impact in Agile/DevSecOps Challenge

July 31, 2018

ActioNet Agile/DevSecOps Challenge Team was all Smiles after the Event by Chris S. ActioNet was proud to send an Agile Team to participate in an Agile/DevSecOps Challenge in conjunction with our customer and Microsoft.  All of the teams from across the agency came out to show off their CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous deployment) skills… Read more »

ActioNet Sponsored National Marbles Tournament Players in Newspaper Clipping

ActioNet Partners with Anne Arundel Marble Players for the 2018 National Marbles Competition

July 31, 2018

Newspaper Clipping Featuring the ActioNet Sponsored Marble Players after the 2018 National Marbles Competition By Stephen H. Stephen H, a long term ActioNeter for over 14 years, has a sharp shooting son name Bradley. For the second year in a row, Bradley was invited to the national marbles tournament in Wildwood, New Jersey, and ActioNet… Read more »

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How Well Do You Know G Suite?

July 26, 2018

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 »

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Network Access Control – Strengthening Cybersecurity

July 24, 2018

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 »

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Ice Cream Birthday Cake Celebration to Kick off the Back to School Supply Drive

July 20, 2018

A Crowd Gathers to Celebrate the Beginning of the ActioNet School Supply Charity Kickoff By Jeff A. Today, we gathered in our HQ 6th Floor Kitchen to celebrate our ActioNeters who were born in July. We made the day even cooler with a yummy Ice Cream Cake and Ice Cream Bars. At ActioNet, we celebrate… Read more »

NOAA Headquarters was visited by ActioNet Business Units

Science on a Sphere

July 17, 2018

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 »

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 »