Brandon Iske, ICAM Lead at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), talked to GovLoop about the agency’s focus on IAM issues and its future plans.
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“Privileged access can be exploited and used to gain access to sensitive data,” said Jermyn. “We’ve seen time and time again, attackers will get into the network. It’s not about keeping them out; it’s about limiting what they can do once they are in the network. How do we stop them from escalating privileges and… Read more »
A Senior Policy Adviser at NIST’s Trusted Identities Group shared government trends and what identity and access management means for everyday employees.
Identity and access management (IAM) is not just about doing security to comply with government requirements. Instead, it’s a means to ensure the consistency and trustworthiness of government services, especially as digital options expand.
All of the pieces of a puzzle are important when agencies are trying to identify the risks to their organizations, and actionable intelligence is key.
As government agencies hash out the challenges that come with making better use of their data, first understanding what they have and where to find it is key.
Laws such as 21st Century IDEA do not apply to state and local governments, but that hasn’t stopped them from forging their own paths.
The mission requirement, and overall sensitivity of federal data, necessitate more thought than just placing data in a public cloud.
Where do agencies stand with adopting artificial intelligence, which has immense potential, and where do they want to end up?
Cloud migration is more than just a technical change. It is a transformative process that moves beyond the traditionally accepted mindset of infrastructure as a physical asset.