4 ways to shine a light on shadow IT

4 ways to shine a light on shadow IT

Automated management, monitoring and security tools – along with common-sense policies – can help agencies gain the upper hand against shadow IT.

Trust no one:  A better way to close the security gap?

Trust no one: A better way to close the security gap?

Least-privilege access and continuous monitoring of employees can help enterprises curtail insider threats.

The fight against health care fraud

The fight against health care fraud

Government and industry are developing increasingly sophisticated tools to see beyond the smoke screen of fraudulent claims for medical payments.

5 considerations for smarter cyber defense

5 considerations for smarter cyber defense

When evaluating and updating cybersecurity defenses, agencies should begin by considering these five underlying principles.

A new way to secure all those Excel spreadsheets

A new way to secure all those Excel spreadsheets

CellShield discovers patterns, bulk-protects and audits personally identifiable information in spreadsheets.

New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers

New service puts ID-authentication power in police officers' pockets

Intellicheck is piloting its Law ID mobile device-based authentication solution with three different law enforcement agencies.

cybersecurity risks of multifunction printers

10 steps to secure your print processes

Multifunction printers are susceptible to the same security vulnerabilities computers are, so agencies must incorporate these devices into their information security plans.

how facial recognition technology works

A closer look at facial recognition

Facial recognition is emerging as an authentication method more accurate than passwords – but how do these systems work?

USMobile

NSA-grade encryption for mobile over untrusted networks

The Scrambl3 app creates a secure virtual-private network that connects BYOD smartphones to an agency server to send messages with end-to-end encryption.

NIST issues SHA-3 cryptographic hash standard

NIST issues SHA-3 cryptographic hash standard

NIST calls the new standard, which is based on an instance of the KECCAK algorithm, “a next-generation tool for securing the integrity of electronic information.”

Using a private cloud for healthcare data

How to secure a private cloud for health care data

When considering a private cloud in health care, be sure to conduct ample research, develop a solid risk management policy and ensure that business objectives are met.

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