Posts Tagged: PC

How to manage Internet Security software in your PC

Responsibility to manage Internet Security begins with an individual. The risks are always there and the following are a few practical steps, which you as a responsible individual can take to improve the security of your network. Refrain using shared/public systems: Do not use public computers for carrying out transactions such as investment transactions or… Read more »

GovBytes: Run-of-the-mill malware still poses huge cybersecurity threat

As of late, we’ve all heard of the threat of new, advanced, nation-state sponsored viruses like Stuxnet and Flame. But it’s important not to forget the risk posed by run-of-the-mill malware to our machines and personal information. McAfee’s latest threat report suggest that this year is shaping up to be one of increased risk online,… Read more »

HP Family Better Together

 I wanted to share a post from HP’s Mark Budgell on last week’s announcement that our PC business will remain part of HP. As we have said throughout the evaluation process, we absolutely stand by our PC products and customers, and we’re excited to continue doing so together with HP. http://h20435.www2.hp.com/t5/The-Next-Bench-Blog/HP-Family-Better-Together/ba-p/74165 A couple months… Read more »

Air Force Information Technology and HP

As we wrap up a busy week at the Air Force Air Force Information Technology Conference (AFITC) in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, I’m excited to announce that HP has been selected once again to provide new workstations, desktop PCs and other products to the U.S. Air Force (USAF) as a part of its enterprise IT purchase… Read more »

LandWarNet – Military and Government Technology

I recently spent a week in beautiful Tampa, Florida for the U.S. Army’s premier information technology conference and showcase – the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s (AFCEA) LandWarNet. The show floor was buzzing this year, with more than 9,000 government and industry attendees and more than 300 exhibits. I caught up with Becky Nolan,… Read more »

Top 5 Reasons to Upgrade your PC

It was great to engage with the GovLoop community last week for our Knowledge Dialogue forum discussion about the importance of refreshing your PCs. There were some very interesting (and amusing!) thoughts and stories about issues that you all are having with your technology equipment and computers, and how badly you are in need of… Read more »

PC Refresh Cycle ready to touch down in government?

Earlier this month, NextGov’s Bob Brewin wrote about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plans for an extensive PC refresh cycle that translates to millions in spending to improve the agency’s technological infrastructure. In Brewin’s article, he notes that “the department owns about 240,000 PCs. The new contract will provide an additional 360,000 computers to supply… Read more »