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.
Posts Tagged: Security
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 »
This can be accomplished with data-centric security that protects data as it is captured, processed and stored across a variety of devices, operating systems, databases, platforms and applications.
“Agencies must keep in mind that applying security measures to digital content must be easy, and that’s where automation helps.” —John Landwehr