DISA updates draft cloud security guidelines

DISA updates draft cloud security guidelines

The Defense Information Systems Agency recently released a new draft of security standards as the Defense Department moves to a cloud environment.

7 cybersecurity questions to expect after the OPM breach

7 cybersecurity questions to expect after the OPM breach

To ensure your organization is not next in the limelight for all the wrong reasons, the answers to these questions better be the right ones.

How to leverage networks to boost security

How to leverage networks to boost security

By optimizing network performance, IT managers can implement automated, proactive security strategies that will increase network stability and improve the security of the agency.

Software automates DISA STIG audits

Portable software automates DISA STIG audits

SecureVue Auditor License offers a portable software solution for Defense Department IT network audits.

DOD approves derived credentials on BlackBerrys

DOD approves derived credentials on BlackBerrys

The Department of Defense has recently approved derived public key infrastructure credentials on BlackBerry devices.

Firm builds Adversary Pursuit Center for remote cyber services

Firm builds Adversary Pursuit Center for remote cyber services

root9B will open a $2 million cybersecurity center to provide remote security services to the company’s government and commercial clients.

mitigate the damage from DDoS attacks

How to minimize the impact from DDoS attacks

While government agencies will always be targets of distributed denial-of-service attacks, they can make themselves less appealing to hackers.

IT security spending priorities don’t match threats

IT security spending priorities don’t match threats

A survey of Black Hat 2015 attendees reveals a disparity between “the threats that keep security professionals awake at night and the tasks that keep them occupied during the day.”

CBP tests handheld biometric devices to collect exit data

CBP tests handheld biometric devices to collect exit data

Customs and Border Protection will collect fingerprints and passport information and compare it to the same data that was collected when the traveler arrived in the United States.

How to avoid becoming the next OPM

How to avoid becoming the next OPM

Platform analytics can provide state and local governments with both proactive detection and defensive threat mitigation -- and the information learned can be shared across departments.

What the U.K. Government Digital Service learned about permissions

What the U.K. Government Digital Service learned about permissions

Lessons from a digital-government pioneer on how to think about providing better citizen service.

data loss prevention

Preventing data breaches from becoming data disasters

Data loss prevention solutions monitor the network for leaks from endpoint devices such as USBs, printers and mobile devices.

Topic Resources

  • GameChanger: Microsegmentation

    In less than a decade, more than 87 million records with sensitive or private information have been exposed due to cyber-incidents on federal networks alone. Increasingly, organizations are beginning to realize that perimeter-based security just isn’t enough anymore. Download to learn how for many data centers, the solution is microsegmentation.