NSA takes rare steps to support telework, remote work
Top secret NSA work will probably never be fit for telework. But, forced by the pandemic, the NSA is finding more of its less-sensitive work can be done via telework.
FITARA grades mostly hold, improve amid agencies shift to remote work
IT modernization scores were generally strong as agencies accelerate, but cybersecurity remains a gap area.
The limits of VPNs elevate the importance of zero trust
The challenge of providing secure VPN tunnels to remote workers at scale illustrates why zero-trust security controls offer a smarter option.
Preparing agencies for the future of identity authentication
While the PIV and CAC programs have been effective authentication tools for agencies, they no longer meet today’s virtual needs.
Meeting a crisis head-on by refocusing IT service priorities
IT administrators have a window of opportunity to gain wider buy-in for simpler, more adaptable solutions to meet agency needs.
Taking a fresh look at security for the remote workforce
As agencies adjust to long-term teleworking, IT departments need to keep on top of network modeling and cyber-hygiene practices to keep remote workers secure.