VA looks beyond multi-factor authentication to secure extended telework
For the VA, multifactor authentication has been around for years. But the pandemic is now pushing the agency to fully embrace it and think beyond.
DISA expands cloud services, endpoint security as telework continues
The agency wants to expand the tools and services in its cloud service, milDrive, to make it a "one-stop-shop" for any storage needs.
Air Force and DISA working to secure off-the-shelf phones with specialized cases
The cases could allow military personnel to keep their phones with them in secure facilities that usually shun mobile devices, while helping to secure their communications when they're just out and about.
Assume ‘malicious parties’ are waiting to pounce on telework traffic, NIST tells agencies
Remote access technologies are, by nature, exposed to more external cyberthreats.
Suzette Kent outlines federal government’s zero-trust progress
"This isn't one of the areas where we're talking only conceptually," the Federal CIO said.
DOD must clear up some cybersecurity rules for contractors, IG audit says
Department of Defense officials said they couldn't mandate strong passwords and automatic logouts for contractors because existing regulations are in the way.