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    How to catch security blind spots during a cloud migration

    As agencies roll out cloud-first policies, three key practices can expose security risks and safeguard both personnel and data.

  • threat detection

    In fighting fraud, the only constant is change

    Agencies must invest the time and resources in risk assessments, vulnerability studies, internal skill improvement and data analytics to make increasingly informed decisions about their susceptibility to fraud.

  • When cybersecurity capabilities are paid for, but untapped

    Agencies should cull the security stack and provide contextual visibility across all layers of the environment -- network, endpoint, lateral movement, cloud and IoT.

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    Securing critical infrastructure against modern vulnerabilities and cyberthreats

    By proactively conducting threat research, segmenting networks and deploying proper security hygiene, critical infrastructure providers will be better prepared to identify threats, secure networks against them and mitigate any resulting damage.

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    6 growing threats to network security

    The network has become not only a target but also a channel for disruption -- distributing DDoS, phishing, ransomware and other types of malware attacks.

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    3 data strategies to help crackdown on internal corruption

    Solutions that monitor data prep and lineage, encourage sharing and collaboration and take advantage of machine learning will give agencies much needed visibility and accountability in HR processes.

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    Tackling privileged-access security

    To prevent attackers from infiltrating government networks, agencies must secure privileged access, limiting intruders’ ability to move laterally and escalate privileges.

  • benchmarks (Bakhtiar Zein/

    Best practices for performance metrics

    When possible, government agencies should report a variety of critical measures -- including both leading and lagging measures -- to present a balanced view of the facts.

  • data architecture (Quardia/

    AI adoption: Don't ignore the fundamentals

    Computing power, networking and storage are the foundational elements that enable the incredible work of AI, but unless they move forward at the same rate, the process will be off balance and other technologies will be held back.

  • smart city (metamorworks/

    Get smart: How data is changing the way we move around cities

    New technologies can help governments improve the way citizens travel by providing convenient, fast and cost-effective mobility.

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  • health data

    Improving the VA patient journey with data transparency