Although recent data breaches may indicate that computer security is harder than putting a man on the moon, the government can improve its cyber posture.
Identifying and dealing with potential issues before they become problematic should be the primary goal of every agency’s IT team.
The Internet is a dangerous place. But there are concrete steps an organization can take to manage the risk while still allowing employees the access they need.
No matter where information is located -- on the network or a personal computer -- multiple layers of security must be in place to keep threats at bay.
Using data integration techniques and effective visualizations, data center managers can see facility and equipment alarms in a single dashboard.
Staffing alone can't solve agencies' health IT challenges, but the right workforce is absolutely critical -- and there are ways to build it more effectively.
Agencies' cyber arsenal should include full DNSSEC implementation to address DNS security weaknesses and help alleviate the threat of DNS cache poisoning.
Biometrics-enabled identity programs can help governments ensure service delivery, enhance security and increase convenience for citizens.
By optimizing the hybrid cloud, agencies can fully leverage its benefits.
Whether immediate and destructive or slow and insidious, cyber attacks are aimed at weakening U.S. capabilities on the battlefield and at the negotiation table.