Network visibility fabric

How pervasive traffic visibility can boost network security

A robust monitoring fabric will intelligently filter, correlate, normalize and deliver the appropriate traffic to the agency’s security, monitoring and management systems.

ORNL licenses malware detection technology

ORNL licenses malware detection technology

Hyperion, which can recognize malicious software even if the specific program has not been identified as a threat, was licensed to R&K Cyber Solutions LLC of Manassas, Va.

Following attack, intruders still cooling in State Department network

Following attack, intruders still cooling in State Department network

Four months after a breach and takedown of its unclassified email networks, the State Department has not been able to rid its network of hackers.

Feds to take payments from digital wallets

Digital wallet services give customers options to initiate transactions via the Internet or mobile apps without the need to enroll in a system or provide personal information.

Software freezes devices that fall offline

Software freezes devices that fall offline

Absolute Software Corp.’s Device Freeze Offline Policy lets IT managers set an automated freeze command for any device that remains offline for a specified period of time.

Tech in the crossfire of DHS funding debate

Tech in the crossfire of DHS funding debate

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security have been warning of the consequences to technology programs in the event of a DHS shutdown.

Box adds user-managed encryption keys to enterprise cloud service

Box adds user-managed encryption keys to enterprise cloud

The Box Enterprise Key Management is cloud-enabled content management and collaboration system that gives enterprises full control over encryption keys, while preserving Box user experience.

Tech that helps flag fraudulent tax returns

Tech that helps flag fraudulent tax returns

Because tax fraud is pervasive, governments enlist identity verification technology to ensure refunds go to the correct taxpayer.

DOD goes beyond FedRAMP for cloud security

DOD goes beyond FedRAMP for cloud security

The Defense Department released an updated cloud security requirements guide that outlines controls and additional requirements necessary for using cloud-based solutions within DOD.

Sea change at NIST aims to ease agencies’ tech adoption

Sea change at NIST aims to ease agencies’ tech adoption

Recent modifications to IT standards confirm a changing approach to security, interoperability, and performance metrics by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

VA wants SIEM as a service

VA wants SIEM as a service

The Veterans Affairs Department is gathering information on acquiring a security incident event management service to help it manage the entire VA cybersecurity enterprise.

Cybersecurity gets big boost in 2016 budget

Cybersecurity gets big boost in 2016 budget

The president's 2016 budget calls for$14 billion in cybersecurity spending, about a 10 percent increase over 2015 funding.

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.