STARTTLS, a common method for encrypting email in transit, does not protect against other major security concerns and is not the only option within the federal government.
By addressing issues of data governance and social responsibility, agencies can rebuild the public trust lost in recent security breaches.
The state of the nation’s Information Sharing Environment is ‘strong,’ says ISE program manager.
Northrop Grumman will leverage university research to develop more secure methods for authenticating users while eliminating the need for passwords.
With DHS funding, Waverly Labs is developing a software-defined perimeter that would open up the firewall only when it gets single packet authorization from the network client.
Without visibility into encrypted communications, IT managers can see only a portion of their network traffic, making them unable to identify and defend against threats.
According to a recent survey by Kaspersky Lab, the average cost of breaches involving virtual infrastructure can be double those that occur in a traditional environment.
The Identix trusted identity-as-a-service biometric platform can help agencies prevent fraud and identity theft and enhance authentication.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded $3.7 million in grants to three companies to make online transactions more secure and private.
The Office of Naval Research is spearheading a program to protect against cyberattacks to onboard physical infrastructure.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Media Forensics program aims to build better tools for identifying image manipulation.
With these three steps, agencies can craft new policies and build a culture that protects both digital and physical records.