malware

XP gets some breathing room as Microsoft extends antimalware support

Microsoft announced it will continue to provide updates to antimalware signatures for Windows XP users through July 14, 2015.

forensics

Digital forensic tools dig up hidden evidence faster

Forensic Toolkit 5.1 adds native investigative capability for Microsoft's Volume Shadow Copy and geolocation technologies

mobility

Dell Software addresses agency needs in BYOD, big data and security

Dell Software recently announced new tools for mobility management, security and business intelligence.

security

CSA pushes software-defined perimeter network protection

Standardized SDP security framework will protect application infrastructures from network-based attacks.

ID

Certificate-on-Chip offers identity as a service for mobile devices

New service brings increased security and access management for both employee-owned and corporate-issued devices.

logs

5 signs of network trouble

Checking for unusual activity in log and event management data can help admins spot the changes that can compromise network security.

network

Security console provides full network visibility, cuts cost of ownership

The iboss network monitoring console provides packet-level visibility across a network, helping curb conventional and advanced security threats.

key

PC giant Lenovo pledges solution for weak passwords

PC maker Lenovo and Nok Nok Labs, a developer of online authentication systems, form a partnership to offer a standard approach to improving password security and ease of use.

smart cities

Government IT in 2014: More connections, more exposure, more risk

Agencies should expect to see more authentication, increased use of private clouds and the spread of smart city technologies in 2014.

voice

Voice biometrics vie for role in mobile ID tech

Madrid, Spain-based AGNITiO sees a place for voice biometrics in authenticating user ID on smartphones and other mobile devices.

AirMagnet

WLAN monitoring and protection, 24/7

AirMagnet’s monitoring solution for wireless networks helps secure communications and tune network performance.

password

2014: A tipping point for password authentication

With advances in research on new token-based and biometric identification systems, it's time for the government to bid adieu to the common password.

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.