In the year ahead, adversaries certainly will continue to refine their tradecraft, becoming even more sophisticated and brazen in their cyber campaigns.
Posts Tagged: cloud security
The move to remote work increases agency exposure to adversarial risk. Agencies need to mitigate cybercrime as more of their employees work remotely.
The golden rule of security is to always be prepared.
Cloud computing is an integral piece of today’s IT government infrastructure. That means cloud security is top of mind for nearly all government leaders.
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.
GovLoop and AWS partnered to highlight what secure cloud vendors have to offer agencies that want to take a mission-focused approach to cloud adoption.
More public sector agencies are moving their operations and applications to the cloud, and are looking for a common cloud infrastructure.
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.
As agencies seek to move more sensitive data to the cloud, private cloud models are gaining popularity.
Achieving security is still a concern in hybrid cloud environments. The answer is to shift to a model of cloud security where identity is the new firewall, devices are the new perimeter, and flexibility is built in to the approach.