chip-and-PIN enabled payment cards

BuySecure Initiative speeds chip-enabled payment cards

The move is designed to increase the security of financial transactions by requiring the use of microchip-enabled credit, debit and other payment cards by agencies.

Marijuana inventory tracker seeds trust in new ventures

Marijuana inventory tracker seeds trust in new ventures

States are turning to inventory management tools to help provide the data they need to tax, regulate and finance new retail marijuana businesses.

Hawaii wins with gamification of state online services

Hawaii wins with gamification of state online services

By applying gaming elements to its websites, Hawaii has boosted citizens’ use of online services by as much as 20 percent.

SteelCloud Offers STIG remediation tools to for AWS GovCloud

SteelCloud offers STIG remediation tools for AWS GovCloud

GoldDisk Plus reduces the cost and effort of starting and maintaining compliant systems in the Amazon cloud environment.

GCN Awards

GCN Gala showcases projects driven by tech and teamwork

The public sector IT community turns out to honor IT projects and leaders who showed exceptional creativity and determination in building systems that drove savings and performance in 2014.

CIA chief information officer Doug Wolfe

Wolfe brings the cloud to the intelligence community

CIA chief information officer Doug Wolfe ushers in an era of cloud computing to the intelligence community, offering powerful new tools for rapid data integration and analytics.

SafeWare puts DARPA in the hunt for obfuscated code

SafeWare puts DARPA in the hunt for unbreakable code

DARPA asks researchers to submit proposals for SafeWare, a new approach to code obfuscation that makes software nearly impossible to attack.

FireEye

Cole guides agencies in next-gen cyber warfare

As FireEye's global government liaison, Tony Cole brings governments the technology and insights to thwart a new generation of motivated attackers.

computer forensics investigation

4 crime scene mistakes that can sink a cyberforensic investigation

Detectives and information security professionals can learn not only from each other’s best practices, but also from tactics each follow to ensure they are avoiding common mistakes.

state government cloud solutions

Cloud, cybersecurity solutions earn NASCIO honors

University of Georgia’s private cloud deployment saved it more than $7.5 million compared to public cloud hosting, and Virginia’s focus on two significant attack vectors helped it reduce the frequency of the malware incidents.

Forensic software extracts iPhone data even with iOS 8 encryption

Forensic software extracts iPhone data – even with iOS 8 encryption

Apple's latest security improvements in iOS 8 make iCloud backup acquisition the only way for criminal investigators to access the suspect's smartphone data.

Keep it Simple

3 tips to keep federal networks simple and manageable

With government networks growing more complex, here are three ways network administrators can simplify their approach to managing federal networks.

Topic Resources

  • Update on Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Processes for Cross Domain Solutions

    As introduced in our latest certification and accreditation (C&A) basics webcast (“Navigating Certification & Accreditation – A Primer) C&A terminology is transitioning to assessment and authorization (A&A). See the associated white paper “From C&A to A&A – The RMF Shoe Has Dropped.” Continuing the transition discussion, Raytheon Cyber Products and Steve Welke are pleased to present a webcast updating the latest information on A&A processes for cross domain, multilevel security solutions. Join Steve Welke, an A&A industry expert, as he discusses the A&A principles, requirements and processes.

  • Increase Data Security through Your Print Solution

    You’ve consolidated your desktops with virtualization and moved your data to the cloud. What else can you do to obtain additional costs savings and increase security while keeping your network flexible? Connect print and digital information from across your organization with the people who need it, exactly when they need it. Join this webcast to learn how security software and printing solutions work together to eliminate extraneous printers at multiple sensitivity levels, allowing organizations to recognize significant savings from reduced hardware, space, power, support and supplies.

  • IBM i2 National Security and Defense Intelligence Demo

    In this video IBM Product Manager James Vincent presents an overview and demo of IBM® i2® National Security and Defense Intelligence—a cost effective information exploitation solution that provides data acquisition, multi-faceted intelligence analysis and multi-agency and partner collaboration features.

  • All About Self-Encrypting Drives

    With data security risks on the rise, an influx of government mandates and regulations for securing data have been implemented and are becoming the norm. Eliminating exposure of private data is now simply viewed as a mandatory and sound business practice. To avoid the high costs associated with these types of data compromises, organizations must put in place a comprehensive security strategy. Read this whitepaper to learn how self-encryption is achieving this initiative.

  • The Rising Threat of Enterprise Cybercrime

    Cybercriminals are leveraging vulnerabilities of the Internet, browsers, operating systems, and applications to secretly and proficiently gain access to information assets. Compromising employee endpoints with malware has become the preferred method; a far simpler path into the network than a direct network attack. Agencies need to recognize and address this growing danger.