A Science DMZ protects research data on a high-performance network

Science DMZ: faster, more secure high-performance computing

Built near the network perimeter, a Science DMZ is a portion of the network optimized for high-performance scientific applications rather than for general-purpose business systems.

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Homeland Security tops FISMA scorecard. How do they do it?

The Department of Homeland Security earns top scores in FISMA compliance, thanks in part to the continuous monitoring program built by the department's Office of Inspector General.

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Software streamlines compliance reporting

Delphix Compliance Engine helps agencies meet changing security and compliance regulations.

digital fingerprints discovered with mobile forensics

Mobile forensics tools hammer out evidence

Proprietary and open source forensic tools are helping law enforcement extract evidence from mobile devices and even recover data that has been deleted.

Digital forensics on mobile phones

Can digital forensics keep up with smartphone tech?

Smartphones provide a wealth of evidence for forensics investigators, but the escalating number and variety of mobile devices coupled with a growing case backlog has put digital forensics development to the test.

Mobile worker accessing office network

Agencies work to close mobile security, connectivity gaps

The demands of security and connectivity are the two major challenges confronting agencies as they roll out mobile networks, government IT executives say.

SafeNet CN4010 Series encryptor

High-speed encryption solutions protect data anywhere

SafeNet announced a range of high-speed encryption products to help enterprises protect sensitive data as it moves between data centers and across networks.

Man using false identity to get a drivers license

Cutting off identity-based fraud at the source

Government could mitigate identity fraud at local motor vehicle departments by instituting authentication solutions backed by a combination of internal and external databases.

DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge

Cyber Grand Challenge aims to speed security automation

With the final co-located with DEF CON, the Challenge will accelerate development of automated network defense systems and encourage the diverse communities now developing computer and network security to work together in new ways.

Navy Project Architeuthis crypto puzzle

Navy puzzle challenge blends social media, cryptology

The puzzle, consisting of daily clues posted on Facebook, targeted the cryptology community in an attempt to raise awareness of the Information Dominance Corps.

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HP offers secure, private cloud for government

New single-tenant, managed private cloud offering handles mission-critical workloads with agility and control.

Businessman staring at a half full glass

HSPD-12: Is government's glass half full or half empty?

The recent success of the Census Bureau in setting up an HSPD-12 based identity management system shows the federal government is poised to meet next-generation smart card standards.

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.

  • Stepping Up the Battle Against Advanced Threats

    Cyber-attackers continuously develop sophisticated tactics and evasion techniques to bypass the latest protection methods, requiring the security industry to find a different approach to malware protection. Read this whitepaper to learn where the traditional cybersecurity measures fall short and how your agency can adopt a new approach to defend against advanced threats.

  • 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.