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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.

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.

Topic Resources

  • 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.

  • All About Self-Encrypting Drives

    With data security risks on the rise, an influx of government mandates and regulations for securing data have been implemented and are becoming the norm. Eliminating exposure of private data is now simply viewed as a mandatory and sound business practice. To avoid the high costs associated with these types of data compromises, organizations must put in place a comprehensive security strategy. Read this whitepaper to learn how self-encryption is achieving this initiative.

  • 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.

  • Continuous Monitoring to Achieve Cybersecurity

    As the cyber threat landscape evolves, security methods and tools need to change, too. In this Digital Dialogue, Ken Durbin, manager of Continuous Monitoring Practice at Symantec, explains how the undefined boundaries of the modern IT infrastructure necessitate the deployment of continuous monitoring solutions.