We, as representatives of government entities owe – to ourselves and our customers – an environment with hazards mitigated to the best of our abilities. Enhanced security and safety measures not only encourage a healthy morale among employees but also promote the image of government as responsible and accountable community partners.
Posts Tagged: Security
Here are five in-house steps government agencies can take to help create a stronger line of defense from unknown cyberthreats.
The FedRAMP System Security Plan (SSP) is the crown jewel of all cloud service providers. Automating the SSP may be a goal worthy of this crown jewel.
One common myth of open source is that it is insecure. Learn how we debunk this myth and offer tips to adopt open source at your agency.
Workplace culture matters. Are you in the right one?
Security has always been a primary concern for government, but the definition of security – as well as the strategy to achieve it – is constantly evolving. While some things have stayed the same, other aspects of security are evolving.
Are you considering these factors to keep your data secure?
Innovation and security are two words you usually don’t hear in the same sentence — especially in government. But GovLoop heard from several agencies that are reaping the benefits of innovative technologies like cloud, while making security a priority.
Threats to critical infrastructure come in every shape and size. Physical threats from malicious actors and environmental instability are always concerns, while threats in cyberspace are mounting every day. Add onto those risks the fact that government funds are diminishing while critical assets are aging, and the challenge of maintaining security can seem overwhelming.
I get asked about software-defined networks (SDN) quite often and at this point I sort of expect that most people have no idea what it means. Yeah they can explain that SDN stands for Software Defined Networking, but then they quickly go on a rant explaining the virtues of OpenFlow and how managing physical switches... Read more »