Supporting IT for a distributed workforce is tough at all agencies. The latest version of the TIC policy, known as TIC 3.0, has provided relief.
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Cybersecurity must be integral to the broader solutions that agencies adopt so that it isn’t an afterthought in budget-strained times.
Most organizations have between 20 and 75 security solutions, each solving a separate problem. While these tools can help fight specific cybersecurity threats, they often don’t integrate well with one another, creating visibility problems and complexity overload.
“The idea of Zero Trust is not new. It goes back 30 years. But the evolution of IT and of the threat actors are making it more important now.”
In response to the shift to remote work, many cyber experts recommend a zero-trust approach to network access to keep agencies’ networks secure.
Federal IT departments have long been the gatekeepers of technology. They’ve decided which applications employees could download and what devices could connect to the network. But for many agencies, that changed in recent years.
With the escalating adoption of bandwidth-hungry SaaS applications, agencies must rethink their WAN strategies and how they can deliver modern capabilities.
SD-WANs differ from traditional wide area networks (WANs) by separating the networking hardware and the mechanism for controlling it across vast distances.
When successfully executed, digital transformation can revolutionize the way that government operates. But like any major IT undertaking, it does come with its own set of security risks to consider.
This blog is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent industry perspective Investment in Custom Security Processing Units Pays off Huge Dividends for Federal Security.