identity  theft

Indiana combats tax refund fraud with ID verification

The state's Department of Revenue plans to combat tax refund fraud with a new identity management system slated to debut this month.

security

Juniper Firefly offers a suite of virtualized security tools

The Firefly suite gives organizations a way to deliver benefits of cloud and virtualization technologies without undermining security.

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Automation, closed loop tactics boost enterprise security

Enhancements to Palo Alto Networks' enterprise security and threat analysis systems speed up the discovery and elimination of malware, zero-day exploits and advanced persistent threats.

Samsung

Samsung enhances self-encrypting drive for enterprise work

The new security features are designed to meet requirements for enterprise applications.

share

Civilian agencies can tap cross-domain info sharing tools

Tried and true technologies allow users with special network access to share information securely in real time.

cloud

Industry group advocates linking cloud, cybersecurity planning

A report by SafeGov.org offers a plan to help agency CIOs get the benefits of cloud technology while meeting federal cybersecurity goals at the same time.

Blackphone

Will government call on the Blackphone for secure comm?

The sleek, black smartphone will allow users to make secure phone calls, video chat and store files securely.

no entry

'Trust but verify' is so last year

Zero trust considers all network traffic, wherever it originates, as suspect. Every packet on the network has to be inspected and analyzed in real time.

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.