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Cybersecurity Strategy, Risk Management and List Making

When confronted with the daunting task of developing a cybersecurity strategy, many people don’t know where to start. The quick answer is to make a list of the tasks required to accomplish the project, organize them by functional categories and determine what resources need to be brought together to accomplish the tasks on the list. This might seem lik
Publish At:2017-10-03 08:40 | Read:216 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Government Risk Management Cybersecurity Cybersecurity

e-Signature Security Speeds Government Paperwork Along

As public administrators have learned, efficiency in government is largely a matter of executing the small things well. A saved mailing expense or avoided delay can add up to a lot more work for a lot less tax money, which is one practical definition of good government in action. One example of this process is a current U.S. Census Bureau initiative to imple
Publish At:2017-09-11 19:25 | Read:197 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Fraud Protection Government Authentication D

Government Agencies Must Work With the Private Sector to Bolster Infrastructure Security

Securing data is never easy. It often requires the infusion of outside expertise to put together an effective information security strategy. Data stored on government servers is especially valuable to both individual fraudsters and nation-state actors, and government agencies have been under pressure to enhance their infrastructure security capabilities and
Publish At:2017-08-18 13:25 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Government Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Frame

The Godfathers of Virtualization Returning to VMWorld

Ian Pratt and Simon Crosby sold XenSource to Citrix in 2007. After working at Citrix, they decided to once again spin off and focus on cybersecurity. They are available to meet during VMWorld if you’d like to talk virtualization and security. We think of them as The Godfathers of Virtualization. They work they did with XenSource lead to what is today’s clo
Publish At:2017-08-15 17:35 | Read:297 | Comments:0 | Tags:Company News application isolation browsing click cybersecur

From the Battlefield to the Security Operations Center: A New Collar Approach to the Skills Gap

Everyone in the industry knows that there is a huge demand for cybersecurity professionals and a worrying shortage of talent. In fact, Frost and Sullivan estimated that we will face 1.8 million unfilled cybersecurity positions by 2022. So how do we solve this problem — and fast? A recent executive report from the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) sugges
Publish At:2017-08-08 16:20 | Read:263 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Government Cybersecurity Jobs Cybersecurity Training Pr

TechNet Augusta and DoDIIS Worldwide – Moving Government Cybersecurity Forward

We will be at TechNet Augusta on August 7-11. Visit us at booth 112. We will be at DoDIIS Worldwide Conference on August 13-16 in St. Louis. Visit us at booth 739. Discover how application isolation and containment is the long-term strategy for cyber resilience. If you’re responsible for government cybersecurity, we’ve got something you’l
Publish At:2017-08-03 12:45 | Read:326 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government application isolation augusta containment demo do

Cybercrime Without Borders: Bridging Gaps Between Public and Private Sectors to Ensure a Safer Future

Imagine it’s lunchtime in Manhattan. Hundreds of thousands of people are leaving their desks to visit their favorite eatery and enjoy a short time away from the office. Suddenly, elevators across the city grind to a halt and a significant percentage of New York’s workforce is trapped. After too many hours, the overwhelmed emergency responders a
Publish At:2017-07-28 21:55 | Read:263 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Risk Management Collaboration Cybercrime Federal

Is Cloud Security a Safe Bet for Highly Sensitive Government Data?

Security is the primary focus of any government agency. One of the most obvious pitfalls of these agencies moving highly sensitive data to the cloud is that they surrender control to a third party. Moreover, nothing on the internet is truly secure, and all data is vulnerable to attacks and threats. The exposure footprint to those threats is staggering unde
Publish At:2017-07-28 21:55 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Data Protection Government Cloud Adoption Clo

Estonia to Build Off-Site Data Center in Luxembourg

Lots of companies have disaster recovery data centers located far from their headquarters, but Estonia is the first government to build an off-site data center in another country. The small Baltic nation will make backup copies of its critical data infrastructure and store them in Luxembourg if agreements between the two countries are reached. The idea is th
Publish At:2017-07-27 00:40 | Read:329 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Government Critical Infrastructure Data Cent

When All Else Fails in Cybersecurity, Application Isolation Does Not

We hear about cybersecurity fails all the time. We’re happy to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way. Application isolation and containment based on virtualization is delivering results. The NSA has called out this strategy as the way forward for stopping advanced threats. To many technology folks, Application Isolation may be a new term when
Publish At:2017-07-26 12:05 | Read:320 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threats application isolation control demo government Isolat

Technology Treatment Plan: The Health Care Cybersecurity Imperative

Health care is under siege from cybersecurity threats. As noted by Healthcare IT News, another large-scale health insurance vendor recently shuttered its patient portal to deal with vulnerabilities that exposed personal data. Meanwhile, Beta News reported that 43 percent of all data breaches in the U.K. come from the health care sector. Now, the U.S. Departm
Publish At:2017-06-14 19:25 | Read:732 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Health Care Cybersecurity Legislation Federa

Building Upon Trump’s Executive Order on Cybersecurity

Just days after President Trump signed his executive order on cybersecurity, the massive WannaCry attack dominated the news cycle. The assault infiltrated 150 countries, penetrating national networks and infrastructure. A breach of such international scale has rightly raised questions about government preparedness for digital warfare. In answering these co
Publish At:2017-06-09 10:30 | Read:623 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Framework Federal Gov

100-Day Government IT Roundup: Immigration, Innovation and Information Security in Trump’s America

The first 100 days of President Trump’s term have come and gone, with the new leader tackling challenges such as health care, border protection and reinvigorating American business. But what about government IT? Cybersecurity and modernization were hot-button topics during the election, fueled in part by repeated breaches of private organizations by
Publish At:2017-05-14 01:10 | Read:738 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Cybercrime Cybersecurity Federal Government Feder

Weaponized NSA-Grade Malware Brings Down Industry Verticals, But Not Bromium’s Customers

Weaponized NSA Grade Malware catastrophically brought down enterprises worldwide May 12, 2017 Patches have been available for months. U.S. Presidential Executive Order issued May 11, 2017 asserted that the greatest threat to U.S. Cyber integrity are “Known attacks” WannaCry could have been prevented by applying the right cyber security architecture WannaCry
Publish At:2017-05-13 12:35 | Read:761 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Government Canada government hacker Malware NS

Building an Effective CISO-CIO Partnership

For many, the most common reporting structure in today’s business environment is overly complicated. The majority of security leaders around the world report directly to the chief information officer (CIO), which can cause an enormous amount of conflict. That reporting structure, however, is slowly changing for some companies. In those organizations,
Publish At:2017-04-27 01:10 | Read:790 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Government C-Suite Chief Information Officer (CIO) Chie

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