6 tips for open source adoption

6 tips for adopting open source

Introducing open source code doesn’t have to be an intimidating process. But ensuring security is key.

Apps not safe for work? NIST guide to vetting third-party apps

Apps not safe for work? NIST drafts guide for checking

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s guide will help agencies evaluate commercial mobile applications that agency workers might use on government-issued devices or personal apps that access government networks.

DHS eyes next-generation biometric matching technologies

DHS eyes next-generation biometric matching technologies

The Homeland Security Department calls for information on emerging technologies that would help government keep up with the latest developments in biometric matching.

10 ways to recharge cybersecurity ops centers

10 ways to recharge cybersecurity ops centers

Mitre Corp. cybersecurity engineer Carson Zimmerman spells out ways government security operations centers can regain advantages against increasingly sophisticated adversaries.

Code checking leads to sea change in Navy programming

Code checking leads to sea change in Navy programming

The Navy has been able to troubleshoot and repair programming errors before software is deployed using HP’s Fortify Software Security Center product.

Cybersecurity partnership adds muscle to analytics toolset

Cybersecurity partnership adds muscle to analytics toolset

Cybersecurity provider Centripetal Networks partners with ThreatTrack to enhance its RuleGate attack visualization tools.

unauthorized file transfers

Are your file sharing tools leaking data?

Data leakage from negligent file sharing and information collaboration practices is as significant a risk as outright data theft, according to a Ponemon Institute Survey.

SAP offers secure cloud services for federal agencies

SAP offers secure cloud services for federal agencies

SAP is developing secure cloud services for federal agencies that will focus on the company’s expertise in ERP-oriented business services.

NIST drafts cyber threat info sharing guidance

NIST drafts cyber threat info sharing guidance

The Guide to Cyber Threat Information Sharing is designed to help agencies leverage collective knowledge and experience by actively sharing threat intelligence and ongoing coordination.

Microsoft expanding security and mobile controls for Office 365

Microsoft expanding security and mobile controls for Office 365

Government IT managers will soon have more options for Office 356 data loss protection and mobile device controls.

USDA hones tools to track SNAP fraud

Is food stamp fraud declining? USDA hones tools to find out.

The USDA is working to improve tools and tactics for anti-fraud detection, despite reports that error rates are dropping fast.

MobileIron updates Docs@Work to secure personal cloud

MobileIron updates Docs@Work to secure personal cloud

Docs@Work lets users access, annotate and share enterprise content regardless of location, in a variety of cloud repositories, while providing IT a centralized way to secure and manage mobile content and device policies.

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.

  • Stepping Up the Battle Against Advanced Threats

    Cyber-attackers continuously develop sophisticated tactics and evasion techniques to bypass the latest protection methods, requiring the security industry to find a different approach to malware protection. Read this whitepaper to learn where the traditional cybersecurity measures fall short and how your agency can adopt a new approach to defend against advanced threats.

  • 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.