Today, the United States Intelligence Community (IC) has never had a more complex mission. With nation states looking to expand their sphere of influence, resurgent terrorism threatening destabilization globally, and bad actors fueling cyber attacks, there’s a need for the IC’s network communications infrastructure to be mission-ready.
Keeping abreast of constantly evolving geopolitical threats requires that the IC has the best critical communications capabilities – now and into the future. In fact, today’s technologies can help to build a future-ready network and these upgrades can be accomplished without distracting the IC from its critical mission.
These were the key insights of the first part of Government Technology Insider’s Critical Communications and Intel Agencies Podcast Series with David Cerjan, Managing Director, National Security Group at Verizon, where they discuss how agencies can lay the foundations for mission success.
“There’s been a transformation for everybody in government, especially in the Intelligence Community with its ever-changing environment, that reinforces the need for an important network,” said Cerjan. “It’s very easy for these networks to get complex, and industry has the role to demystify commercial solutions and bring them into this specialized arena. You want to ensure that you build a solid, strategic long-term network that can provide the capabilities that you want.”
Listen to the full podcast below and click here to listen to Part 2: