The fluidity of a multi-cloud model makes it challenging for agencies to defend against cyberthreats, on top of satisfying the requirements of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program and other federal benchmarks, a Software-Defined Secure Network (SDSN) can help.
Automating manual processes, particularly security patching, in the data center is the key factor that will allow federal agencies to meet compliance standards and keep data secure while freeing up resources for other critical tasks.
Rather than ripping and replacing legacy systems, agencies are increasingly creating software applications to modernize their services.
Cybersecurity has become a risk management contest, and NSA must especially consider it; anything digitally operated is part of the modern battlefield.
Compliance automation is a new approach to achieve and maintain compliance. It uses code to automate the implementation, validation, remediation, monitoring and reporting of an agency’s security. It allows agencies to quickly deploy audit-ready environments that are pre-configured to meet compliance requirement
While commonly associated with cryptocurrencies, the security and information management capabilities of blockchain extend far beyond payment methods.
In 2017, hackers accessed the personal data of nearly half of the U.S. population. The data was taken from Equifax, a CRA.
Organizations that have multiple clouds have larger, more complex networks with larger attack surfaces that need defending from cyberthreats.
The Defense Department took steps toward overhauling antiquated software acquisition processes and moving toward a modern software-based IT strategy.
If one thing is constant in the IT world, it’s change. Technology and procedures are often changing for the better in government, which improves processes and services that citizens can then use to improve their lives.