VPNs pose challenges for agencies sustaining remote work
Some agencies lacked enough licenses early in the pandemic, and now they're looking to segment data as cybercriminals exploit the network access the afford.
Air Force IT satisfaction rating doubles during pandemic
"We think we've moved the needle in a short amount of time," acting Deputy CIO Arthur Hatcher said.
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.
Labor Department lends a hand with states’ overwhelmed unemployment systems
The Department of Labor and other federal partners have formed a "response team" to help with overwhelmed state unemployment systems, CIO Gundeep Ahluwalia told FedScoop in an interview.
How the Army Corps of Engineers is scaling its IT for coronavirus response
The service's network capacity has been turned up and it has scaled users on its VPN from 5,000 to 40,000 in a matter of days — something that would traditionally take weeks.
CISA: Stay alert, implement good cyber-hygiene to reduce threats when teleworking
A new alert from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency focuses on how to protect VPNs, which many workers use to connect to their organizations' networks remotely.