WHO WE ARE
Sila (SEE-la) is a North American technology and management consulting firm that provides lasting and substantial business solutions to the world’s leading corporations and U.S. government agencies. At Sila, we view our clients as partners and actively collaborate with them to shape opportunities to achieve long-term success and make a significant contribution to the world. Our team brings broad and deep experience, global perspective, and entrepreneurial spirit to all client engagements. We share knowledge with our clients and partners, and come together to devise and execute creative, impactful strategies that are one step ahead of the forces shaping the technology landscape. We apply our values to everything we do and focus on building sustainable, trusted relationships.
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2018 Trends in DevOps and Cloud Computing
DevOps at its core is a methodology comprised of people, process, and technology, and organizations are quickly taking advantage of its transformational capabilities to knock down organizational boundaries and optimize the flow of work. This applies to cloud computing, as well, with organizations...
2018 Trends & Predictions for Machine Learning & Big Data
Extracting value from data will be one of the key watchwords for Big Data and machine learning in 2018. Rarely before have these capabilities been as optimally tuned to analyze and manipulate data, provide proper quality control, and identify data lineage. Sila sees the following trends helping o...
2018 Trends in Governance, Risk, & Compliance
Risk management practices have typically focused on looking backward to meet compliance needs instead of looking forward to making decisions based on business objectives. We’ve seen that practice turned on its ear of late due to a set of new realities driven by: (1) the European Union’s Gener...
2018 Trends in Digital Services for Aerospace Operations
Key 2018 priorities for fixed-wing and rotorcraft operations, both civil and military, include: predicting and reducing the effects of unplanned aircraft maintenance; replacing legacy maintenance applications with next-generation ones; reducing time to correct aircraft on ground events; enabling mu...
2018 Trends & Predictions in Identity Management
With financial resources, reputation, and intellectual property to protect, industry and government must ensure that the right people have the right access to the right resources for the right reasons. This has never been more important as attack surfaces expand to include mobile devices and clou...
The New World of Microservices and Other Trends in Identity & Access Management
DevSecOps and the delivery of microservices, securing endpoints for the Internet of Things (IoT), and adoption of smart identity and access management (IAM) are three key challenges businesses will face in 2018 as they strive to improve program management, speed technology delivery, and scale to ...
How to Improve Joiner/Mover/Leaver Identity Lifecycle Management
The ability to quickly provision, modify, and deprovision user accounts is the fundamental goal of standing up a “Joiner/Mover/Leaver” identity lifecycle management program. The benefits of a strong program include increasing user productivity by allowing personnel to quickly gain access, as ...
Combine Technology with Process and People for PAM Program Success
Organizations need comprehensive Privileged Access Management (PAM) programs to prevent malicious insiders and hackers from stealing sensitive data and intellectual property, and impacting systems availability. Sila recognizes the frustrations technology and security specialists experience with t...
Advances and Innovations Fueling the Inflight Passenger Experience
The future airline travel experience won’t be one of seatback monitors and pre-loaded inflight movies. Rather, passengers at 35,000 feet will become the center of a digital ecosystem where they can stream TV and film, play games, text and chat, email documents while taking a virtual video meeting...
The Three Leading Practices for Retail Security and Compliance in the Cloud
Cloud architecture offers retailers security and compliance via a Software as a Service (SaaS) model, where the third-party cloud vendor provides users with access to industry leading applications—freeing them from software licensing, updating, and costly manpower-intensive on-premise systems. ...
Strengthen Identity With These 6 Practices
Identity and access management (IAM) implementations often provide organizations with a baseline level of security, including an identity warehouse with master user information and some reporting capabilities. With that rich set of identity data, organizations can build further IAM functionality ...
Companies Are Waking Up to a Reality Where Consumers Control Their Personal Data
Top of mind for most security, identity, risk, compliance, and privacy professionals are subjects like consumer identity and access management (CIAM), privacy by design, customer experience (CX), and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation. KuppingerCole’s recen...
Key Considerations for IAM in the Cloud
Embedding mature identity and access management (IAM) practices into every stage and layer of cloud implementation is a necessity to address the risks inherent in cloud architecture. These risks are many and include: (1) unintentional exposure of sensitive data, unauthorized access to sensitive d...
Build a Secure Cloud that Retains all “ilities”
Architecting a secure and compliant cloud that doesn’t hinder the “ilities” that justify return on investment is one of the key challenges for InfoSec specialists, developers, and cloud architects. The primary cloud “ilities” are securability, reliability, availability, scalability, recoverabilit...
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