Organizations with multiple cloud environments are repeatedly losing track of where their data resides and what walls are surrounding it.
There are four common reporting and visibility challenges that government agencies face. Splunk’s Anthony Perez explains how agencies can address them.
The reality for many agencies is their leaders must make tough decisions in prioritizing where the limited funds should go. In some cases, that can leave cybersecurity capabilities with insufficient funds to meet future goals and objectives.
To the surprise of many, moving data to the cloud does not necessarily make it secure. Agency IT and security operations teams must still use cloud providers’ tools and processes, as well as their own existing infrastructure, to protect data.
A culture of cybersecurity is when there is top down support for cybersecurity, it is ingrained in and fully integrated all aspects of the mission, and all employees have a mindset of security in everything they do.
As part of the expanding Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, the Homeland Security Department (DHS) plans to bring on another 30 employees to evaluate, monitor and standardize cybersecurity capabilities across agencies.
Penned in the 1960s, the “Fifty Nifty United States” song is a favorite of 3rd grade classrooms across the country. But is it’s mantra true, that every state really is unique, and if so, does that uniqueness extend to IT.
The answer may come from how agencies are discussing cybersecurity with potential employees. Too many agencies may present cybersecurity as a losing battle.
Cybersecurity seems simple enough. The old methodology went something along the lines of installing a strong IT network, training employees to identify and avoid risks, and locking down the most sensitive information in-house.
Today’s cyberthreats include foreign governments, criminals, hacktivists and terrorists. Their motivations range from financial gain to hurting the U.S.