As the distance that networks cover grows, so do the chances of a cybersecurity incident disrupting agencies’ resilience. Cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) can free agencies from this predicament.
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Everyone knows that weak passwords are the scourge of strapping security. Unfortunately, strong passwords are not much better.
If the recent pandemic has taught government organizations anything, it’s that resiliency and crisis management always need to be top of mind.
A comprehensive COOP plan will allow agencies to be resilient rather than reactive. It takes into account partnerships, people and assets.
The answer lies not in being able to predict the next crisis but in being prepared for whatever it may be.
When it comes to government supply chains, agencies can’t properly defend what they can’t see. As their networks of third-party vendors and IT components expand, agencies must reassess how they identify, manage and overcome supply chain risks.
A quick examination of the results of a GovLoop survey of 138 public sector professionals on issues related to FITARA helps illustrate why agencies are struggling so much with acquisition waste, duplication and, ultimately, poor governance.
Historically, usernames and passwords are the most common form of authenticating computer users. They are also both the worst management headache for IT staff and the biggest network security hole in existence. Many help desks handle more password related calls than any other category. Users routinely share their passwords with one another. We have passwordsRead… Read more »