To ensure teleworkers aren’t letting their home smart devices listen in on any government work, the Army is requiring they keep their workspaces free of internet of things devices.
In a post-pandemic economy with employees outside the firewall, agencies must embrace the idea that identity is the new perimeter.
While law enforcement agencies encourage victims not to pay off attackers, paying ransom is not illegal, and even police departments have been known to pay up when their systems have been compromised.
With up-to-date robust tools, detailed processes and policies and an involved cybersecurity workforce, agencies can reduce the noise in network traffic and spot the hidden and more complex risks and threats.
Mainframes allow agencies to implement zero trust, multifactor authentication and privileged user access as standard practices, without requiring additional capacity.
The IT security team and the Office of Emergency Management in Arapahoe County, Colo., are working together to improve cybersecurity incident response.
Access control and data encryption management is the most effective protection – not only from ransomware, but from insider threats, rogue processes, malware and more.
If zero-trust security were widespread, the ransomware epidemic would be much less biting.
New marching orders for agencies and technology vendors in the Biden administration's new cybersecurity policy need to be supported in the budget, industry reps say.
Researchers have developed chip technology that randomizes microarchitecture implementation details to turn the system into a puzzle that hackers must solve before conducting security exploits.