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Govplace Named 2023 Best Places to Work in Virginia

2022-11-09T17:54:39+00:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: Awards, Community, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

RESTON, VA (November 9, 2022) – Govplace is proud to announce that it has been named 2023 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business Magazine and Best Companies Group.  At Govplace, the wellbeing and care of our team is of utmost importance, as they are the true driving force behind the company’s success. Their [...]

Govplace + Zero Trust

2022-11-01T16:49:18+00:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Cyber + CDM|Tags: , , , , , , |

How Govplace Approaches Zero Trust What Is Zero Trust? A Zero Trust approach is focused on data and service protection that is expanded to include all enterprise assets. These include devices, infrastructure components, applications, virtual and cloud components, as well as subjects such as end users, applications, and other nodes and entities [...]

See Yourself In Cyber – Phishing

2022-10-26T16:13:54+00:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Cyber + CDM|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Recognizing and Reporting Phishing Attacks #SeeYourselfInCyber Phishing attacks in data breaches increased 11% from 2019 to 2020. It went from 25% to 36% based on analysis of confirmed breaches. (Verizon) Phishing attacks have become an increasingly common problem for organizations of all sizes and can be very difficult to spot. [...]

See Yourself In Cyber – Updating Your Software

2022-10-20T18:03:21+00:00October 20th, 2022|Categories: Cyber + CDM|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Updating Your Software #SeeYourselfInCyber The Importance of Updating Your Software Nearly a third (31%) of US/UK respondents say they either “sometimes,” “rarely,” or “never” install software updates. (NCA) One of the easiest ways to keep information secure is to keep software and apps updated. Updates fix general software problems and provide [...]

See Yourself In Cyber – Strong Passwords and Password Management

2022-10-18T19:52:27+00:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: Cyber + CDM|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Using Strong Passwords and Password Management #SeeYourselfInCyber Why Using Strong Passwords Matters Did you know 53% of people rely on their memory to manage passwords? (Yubicos and Ponemon Institute) As our lives collectively expand online, we have gone from having a few passwords to managing upwards of 100 on current [...]

See Yourself In Cyber – Multi-Factor Authentication

2022-10-12T16:40:25+00:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: Cyber + CDM|Tags: , , , , , , , |

All Things Multi-Factor Authentication #SeeYourselfInCyber What is Multi-Factor Authentication? Multi-Factor Authentication is the practice of using two or more authentication prompts to verify a user’s identity and permissions, allowing access to system accounts and resources. Authentication is a critical part of cybersecurity and compliance, and access to data and resources often [...]

See Yourself In Cyber

2022-10-05T17:24:20+00:00October 5th, 2022|Categories: Cyber + CDM|Tags: , , , , , |

Take Charge of Your Cybersecurity #SeeYourselfInCyber Govplace is proud to participate in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a joint effort between the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to raise cybersecurity awareness nationally and internationally. Now [...]

Pat Farr Joins Govplace as Chief Financial Officer

2022-05-09T18:45:06+00:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Community, Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Pat Farr Has Joined Govplace as Chief Financial Officer [Reston, VA, May 9, 2022] – Govplace, a leading value-added reseller and systems integrator for federal agencies, is pleased to announce Pat Farr as Chief Financial Officer. Pat Farr joins Govplace as a leader in financial management for over 20 years, consistently [...]

Simone Feldman Joins Govplace as Chief Executive Officer

2022-01-05T17:01:37+00:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Community, Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Simone Feldman has joined Govplace as Chief Executive Officer [Reston, VA, January 5, 2022] – Govplace, a leading value-added reseller and systems integrator for federal agencies, is pleased to announce Simone Feldman has joined as Chief Executive Officer. Simone brings over 17 years of executive leadership experience in Federal Government [...]

Lauren Shaffer Joins Govplace as Vice President of Sales

2021-12-08T20:50:30+00:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Community, Culture|Tags: , , , , |

Lauren Shaffer Joins Govplace as Vice President of Sales [Reston, VA, December 6, 2021] – Govplace, a leading value-added reseller and systems integrator for federal agencies has announced Lauren Shaffer has joined the company as its Vice President of Sales. Lauren brings over a decade of federal sales experience and extensive [...]

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