IT Security in Government

Security 2021: Focus on authentication and identity controls

by • 6 months ago

A cybersecurity architect reflects on security lessons from the rush to enable remote workers — and what’s on the radar for federal security chiefs in the new year.

Why the economic pendulum is swinging in favor of managed services

by • 8 months ago

Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report pegs managed services as key factor for making big reductions in threat-discovery time and augmenting workforce.

Cloud and AI key to managing risk for government agencies

by • 9 months ago

IT leaders are overwhelmed with security and regulation requirements. But using AI-enabled tools and a holistic cloud strategy can help agencies better mitigate security risk.

CDM holds untapped value for agency cyberdefense programs

by • 9 months ago

Agency leaders can turn CDM reporting requirements into a boon for their security teams, ultimately lowering costs on duplicative security and monitoring tools.

Steps for stronger security with modern data backup plans

by • 10 months ago

The increase in remote workers has broadened the risk of cyberattacks. But advanced data backup and recovery strategies can help reduce the risks of attacks, IT leaders say.

The limits of VPNs elevate the importance of zero trust

by • 12 months ago

The challenge of providing secure VPN tunnels to remote workers at scale illustrates why zero-trust security controls offer a smarter option.