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Lloyd Mitchell

Lloyd Mitchell is president of Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies.
Cybersecurity

A malware prevention strategy to complement StopRansomware.gov

By educating employees in phishing awareness training, following best practices and implementing a malware prevention solution such as a secure file gateway, agencies can greatly reduce the chances of being exposed to damaging ransomware attacks.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Work from home and cloud are prompting hard looks at security

Cloud computing and telework environments add considerable complexity to good security strategies, so agencies should look to multifactor authentication and cloud-based access policies.

Cybersecurity

How to prepare for post-quantum cryptography

Data that is being encrypted and stored today will certainly be at risk as large-scale quantum computers enter the market before that data reaches the end of its valuable life.

Cybersecurity

Blockchain in government: Are we ready for prime time?

It's possible that enthusiasm for the technology may be outpacing its practicality.