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4 Tips to Adapt Your Technology and Improve Public Safety

October 27, 2022 / by Carahsoft posted in IT & Telecom, Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

How can law enforcement agencies heighten public safety to fight cybersecurity threats and crime? Carahsoft, a government and educational IT solutions provider of OMNIA Partners shares insight on the four key areas that agencies should focus on:

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Procurement’s Guide to Sourcing Quality IT Talent & Solutions

June 9, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Procurement, IT & Telecom, Cooperative Purchasing

Organizations are experiencing the stress of navigating employment today with the ongoing talent shortage fueled by The Great Resignation and evolving work environments. In the current labor market, public agencies are pressed to find quality talent to quickly fill the constantly changing needs in their ongoing digital transformation. Specifically, the need for Information Technology (IT) temporary and professional services continues to grow as technology accelerates rapidly, impacting the different types of expertise required to run new programs.

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Why Your Agency Needs a Cooperative to Manage Broadband Spend

April 26, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Procurement, IT & Telecom, Cooperative Purchasing

Rural communities continue to find ways to obtain high-speed, reliable broadband internet, and post-pandemic lifestyles have elevated the need. With virtual learning and remote work, government agencies and schools heavily rely on internet access, and broadband plays a key role. Your town may be exploring the cost and scope of facilitating a broadband project, and as a leader in procurement, you’ve been tasked with identifying the route with the best value.  

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Procurement's Guide to Protection Against Ransomware

January 20, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in IT & Telecom, Cooperative Purchasing

Imagine being locked out of your work computer, unable to access confidential taxpayer data because hackers have breached your network and demand a ransom to release it. Virginia legislative agencies fell victim to this situation last month as ransomware attacks continue to rise among government agencies and educational institutions, and ransomware is one of the largest online threats today.

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