Despite a modest degree of automation and modernization, the steps federal government employees have to go through to make travel arrangements and then file vouchers is unnecessarily complicated and time-consuming. By adopting best practices already in use by private enterprise, federal government agencies can streamline processes, save money, increase visibility and efficiency, and improve the user experience for both the individual and agency administration.
Government agencies rely on mobile devices more than ever before. And it’s not just field operatives or inspectors. Agency staffers at all levels are being issued mobile devices. The challenge now for agencies is to ensure productivity and access to the tools they need to do their jobs; while at the same time ensuring those devices are truly secure. Security threats facing mobile devices continue to evolve, and so too must the security solutions and policies that protect those devices.
The Vormetric Cloud Encryption Gateway transparently encrypts all data that is migrated from the enterprise data center to cloud storage. This paper provides a technical overview of the product, detailing the most significant components and describing operational aspects.
Despite cybersecurity being a top priority, the government struggles to manage insider threats and rapidly evolving external threats. An overreliance on perimiter-based defenses is part of the problem. To regain control, agencies need to shift their focus to data security instead.