Washington Navy Yard

An IT office, thrust into the line of fire

The Naval Sea Systems Command’s Information Office, which manages NAVSEA’s IT workforce, was charged with picking up the pieces after a tragedy struck the Navy Yard one year ago.

EtherWatch invisibly protects industrial control systems

EtherWatch invisibly protects industrial control systems

The military-grade cybersecurity appliance eliminates risks associated with operating industrial control systems over networks.

Sun rising behind the US Capitol

GCN names 2014 executives of the year

GCN names Department of Army Deputy CIO Michael Krieger, Central Intelligence Agency CIO Doug Wolfe and FireEye Inc. Global Government Liaison, Tony Cole as 2014 GCN executives of the year.

Cybersecurity playbook

Beyond compliance: Protecting data with automated security playbooks

Security playbooks powered by intelligent automation can mitigate the fallout from breaches while meeting important compliance standards.

How hybrid analytics can mitigate insider threats

How hybrid analytics can mitigate insider threats

Because no single approach can detect every threat, hybrid analytics can help IT managers uncover hidden, suspicious activities and see the bigger picture.

AT&T offers secure links to IBM SoftLayer cloud

AT&T offers secure links to IBM SoftLayer cloud

IBM and AT&T formed a partnership to let customers connect their private IT systems to IBM's SoftLayer cloud using AT&T's NetBond secure virtual private network service.

Cloud-based CDM

Ready to move continuous monitoring to the cloud?

Agencies can ease the transition to cloud-based CDM by ensuring they have the appropriate FIPS 199 alignment, legal requirements, contract considerations, technical compatibilities and experience.

10 mobile features workers want – and agencies need

10 mobile features workers want... and agencies need

As agencies seek to increase productivity in the field they are increasingly looking to get mobile devices like smartphones, tablets and 2-in-1 devices into the hands of their employees.

Access controls

Access controls fall short in most agencies

According to the GAO, inadequate access control is a common weakness across 24 major agencies.

Persistence tech offers layered approach to security

Persistence tech offers layered approach to security

While data and device encryption is the first line of defense, it is not impervious to attack, so diligent IT departments should take a layered and persistent approach to security.

Hand below security icons

3 elements for success for the FISMA High cloud

When government agencies combine solutions from cloud providers with third-party products, they can set up monitoring and access controls to provide the same data integrity they would expect from their own systems.

Firemen running

DC tests ID management for first responders

The challenges of controlling physical access in emergencies may be solved by a nationwide network of standard first responder credentials.

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.