What agencies need to know when working with a FedRAMP-approved vendor

What agencies need to know when working with a FedRAMP-approved vendor

Agencies are responsible for three broad areas of compliance: user management, privacy and training.

4 steps to secure data management

Establishing the right technology ecosystem can address agencies’ data security challenges, including how and where to store data and control access.

DISA evaluates DODIN defense through adversary’s eyes

DISA evaluates DODIN defense through adversary’s eyes

The cybersecurity review examines the DODIN from an adversary’s perspective to better prepare network defenders.

NIST previews new federal authentication guidelines

NIST previews new federal authentication guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is calling on the public to help it map out new guidelines for federal agencies' digital authentication practices.

How ID can move out of the wallet and onto the smartphone

How ID can move out of the wallet and onto the smartphone

HID Global’s goID platform lets government agencies issue identity credentials over the air to users’ smartphones, from which they can transfer relevant ID data to requestors.

4 tips for preventing cyberattacks on the workforce

Lessons from tax season: 4 tips for preventing cyberattacks on the workforce

Scams targeting employees during this recent tax season serve as a sobering reminder of the significant security risks workers unknowingly pose to their organizations.

The encryption challenge

The encryption challenge

The obstacles are daunting -- money, time, careless users, encryption-resistant legacy systems. But the risks are no less serious.

Protecting data wherever it lives

Protecting data wherever it lives

Most of today’s encryption efforts focus on data stored on servers because that is where the majority of big breaches take place.

Persistent tracking of endpoint devices takes on insider threats

Persistent tracking of endpoint devices takes on insider threats

Absolute’s Endpoint Data Discovery allows organizations to identify and protect sensitive data stored on endpoint devices outside the enterprise network.

Proving ground aims to spur rapid fielding of cyber tech

Proving ground aims to spur rapid fielding of cyber tech

To counter the pace of cyberattacks, the new Air Force Cyber Proving Ground aims to rapidly get cyber tools to operators.

What comes after common access cards?

What comes after common access cards?

The future of authentication could start with mobile devices and apps that track user location and behavior, DISA Director Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn said.

Identity management

Building on the cybersecurity sprint with CDM Phase II

Agencies that focus on a governance-based identity and access management strategy can protect against the full range of identity-centered attacks.

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