Posts Tagged: cybersecurity

How to Prepare for the 2016 Presidential Transition

National security is always a priority for any administration. And this year cybersecurity was the primary agenda item. But it won’t stop at the end of 2015. The new President-elect will have to hit the ground running when it comes to addressing national security. In order to tackle the security question, it is crucial that government workRead… Read more »

Finding the Security Balance in the Internet of Things

Finding the balance between privacy and security has never been more of an issue than it is today — especially in the wake of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, which allows machines to interact with each other through signaling systems. These machine interactions allow IoT to embrace a technological revolution unlike anything we’ve seenRead… Read more »

Forecasting Cyberattacks

Let’s just take a step back and imagine a world in which we didn’t have people who forecasted the weather at all. Wouldn’t planning and dressing appropriately for the entire day (or even for different intervals throughout the day) be very difficult? The bottom line here is that forecasting is essentially the best solution weRead… Read more »

How DHS is Creating the Future of Cybersecurity

With constant news about breaches detected and how government is managing the fallout from them, it seems like we are in a reactive state of cybersecurity today. Will that always be the case? If not, what does the future of government cybersecurity look like? At our event, Evolving Tactics to Combat the Cyber Threat, MarkRead… Read more »

The Changing Mission of DoD

In our recent guide, The DoD of Tomorrow, we examine how the department is changing its workforce, operations, technology, and acquisitions processes. But before we dive into how the department is changing, we should explore why it’s changing. Evolving threats, battle lines, and responsibilities are three large challenges forcing Pentagon officials to rethink their tactics. NewRead… Read more »

What HTTPS Everywhere Means for Federal Agencies

On Monday, June 8, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a final memorandum mandating that all Federal websites implement HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure). By December of 2016, all Federal websites will need to implement HTTPS for all communications. Why the Mandate? Privacy, web communications, and encryption are certainly in theRead… Read more »