The federal government’s growing dependence on the Internet of Things (IoT) has led to increased security concerns among federal IT professionals. And some of the most lethal hacks have come from nearly undetectable attacks that leverage connected devices to create havoc. Over the past few years, several critical cybersecurity frameworks have been introduced to helpRead… Read more »
The mission requirement, and overall sensitivity of federal data, necessitate more thought than just placing data in a public cloud.
Federal government security has reached an inflection point – and not one that has resulted in a decline of data attacks.
Smart investments today are key to achieving stable footing and maximizing cybersecurity for the future. As you consider the risks and opportunities ahead, artificial intelligence (AI) offers real potential to strengthen cybersecurity operations and defend computer networks.
With the escalating adoption of bandwidth-hungry SaaS applications, agencies must rethink their WAN strategies and how they can deliver modern capabilities.
Moving to the cloud is one way agencies are transforming. But as different instances of cloud get set up across agencies, siloes are created, and a holistic approach to security can become nearly impossible.
Government security personnel need to shift their thinking from “tough, battle-hardened” warriors, to knowing how to simply “make our beds”. What does that look like? The following processes are rooted in security basics, but need not be complicated.
To find out more about the risks of insider threats, check our new GovLoop Academy course, A Layered Approach to Insider Threat Prevention. This blog post is an excerpt from the course. Insider threats are dangers that originate within an organization, and they’re one of the biggest hazards that agencies face. They can come in allRead… Read more »
Ransomware is a malicious software that freezes computers and computer-controlled equipment until the victim pays a ransom to the executor.
If you want to know more about the Federal Data Strategy, look to an act that passed in 2018 on evidence-based policymaking.