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.

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.

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.

  • Continuous Monitoring: Elevating Cybersecurity in State and Local Government

    State and local agencies are not required to comply with federal policies related to continuous monitoring and NIST's Cybersecurity Framework, but they would be better off if they did. Whether it is required or not, the concept of continuous monitoring has been proven to raise the level of cybersecurity when implemented appropriately and with the right tools. Join this webcast to learn more about how your agency could benefit from continuous monitoring and NIST guidance.