cybersecurity
 
  • DISA approves AWS for more sensitive workloads

    The Defense Information Systems Agency authorized Amazon Web Services as the first commercial cloud approved at “security impact levels” 3-5 for highly sensitive workloads.

  • Personal Identity Verification card

    Happy birthday HSPD-12; there’s still a long way to go

    The presidential directive mandating interoperable smart government ID cards is 10 years old this month, and represents an impressive effort to specify and implement the technology. Now we need to put it to use.

  • 7 tactics for a smooth cloud migration

    7 tactics for a smooth cloud migration

    Before making the jump to the cloud, IT managers need to lay the groundwork, ensuring the right technology and security protocols are in place as well as a complete understanding of the regulatory issues affecting the project.

  • Incident response requires forensics and storage

    Incident response requires forensics and storage

    The growing window between compromise and discovery on networks puts a premium on forensics, and this requires effective storage of large volumes of data.

  • Stalking the insider threat

    Agencies stalk the insider threat

    Security, both physical and cyber, traditionally has been outward facing; but in the era of cyberwarfare, new tools are under development against a threat no one can afford to ignore.

  • Mobile assimilation picks up speed

    Mobile assimilation picks up speed

    As security challenges are addressed, the mobile conversation is moving from technology acquisition and introduction to assimilation into agencies' missions.

  • Man using Samsung phone in raid

    Will Knox tip government buyers toward Android?

    Samsung’s Knox containerization technology, together with sophisticated vetting in defense and security circles, is gaining traction in federal, state and local markets.

  • NYC to roll out municipal ID

    NYC to roll out municipal ID

    The ID card will be targeted to those who do not have a driver's license or other official identification and would allow New Yorkers, regardless of citizenship status, to access basic city services, open bank accounts and lease apartments.

  • Reaching for a key

    Oracle Key Vault helps customers manage encryption keys

    A new software appliance is designed to manage encryption keys and credential files securely in an enterprise data center.

  • Malware detection platform

    ManTech upgrades enterprise malware defense platform

    ManTech updated its Active Defense endpoint malware protection platform to better streamline detection and incident response.

Topic Resources

  • Update on Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Processes for Cross Domain Solutions

    As introduced in our latest certification and accreditation (C&A) basics webcast (“Navigating Certification & Accreditation – A Primer) C&A terminology is transitioning to assessment and authorization (A&A). See the associated white paper “From C&A to A&A – The RMF Shoe Has Dropped.” Continuing the transition discussion, Raytheon Cyber Products and Steve Welke are pleased to present a webcast updating the latest information on A&A processes for cross domain, multilevel security solutions. Join Steve Welke, an A&A industry expert, as he discusses the A&A principles, requirements and processes.

  • Increase Data Security through Your Print Solution

    You’ve consolidated your desktops with virtualization and moved your data to the cloud. What else can you do to obtain additional costs savings and increase security while keeping your network flexible? Connect print and digital information from across your organization with the people who need it, exactly when they need it. Join this webcast to learn how security software and printing solutions work together to eliminate extraneous printers at multiple sensitivity levels, allowing organizations to recognize significant savings from reduced hardware, space, power, support and supplies.

  • IBM i2 National Security and Defense Intelligence Demo

    In this video IBM Product Manager James Vincent presents an overview and demo of IBM® i2® National Security and Defense Intelligence—a cost effective information exploitation solution that provides data acquisition, multi-faceted intelligence analysis and multi-agency and partner collaboration features.

  • 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.