What federal government security architects need to know about zero trust

For the federal government, a zero trust architecture assumes that all traffic on an agency’s internal network is potentially malicious. Consequently, it requires taking measures to: Authenticate all connections Identify all devices, users, applications, and services Ensure that traffic goes…

7 best practices for approaching patch management within government agencies

This article originally appeared on Quest Software’s official blog. Let’s face it, all software eventually has vulnerabilities, it always has and always will. No matter how good developers are at writing software, there will inevitably be mistakes, and there will…

Ransomware Resilience and Disaster Recovery – 4 Actions Government Agencies Can Execute Today

Ransomware has been a prominent threat to government agencies, enterprises, and individuals alike since the mid-2000s. In 2017, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) received 1,783 ransomware complaints that cost victims over $2.3 million. Those complaints, however, represent only the…

4 ways federal government agencies are benefitting from application performance optimization

As the waves of digital transformation continue to spread across and reach all corners of the federal government, agencies are hard at work modernizing their systems, networks, and applications, as well as their critical constituent-facing solutions and services. And as…

Bridging the Database Skills Gap in Hybrid IT with Foglight®

As state and local governments’ hybrid, IT environments continue to grow and become more complex, is there a database skills gap that is growing alongside them? According to a survey of database professionals conducted by Unisphere Research in 2020, 84%…

How the U.S. Government Can Stop Cyber Threats Emerging from the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

This article originally appeared on the official DLT Solutions blog. Though the Ukraine-Russia conflict began when the Russian military invaded Ukraine last February, the cybersecurity and cyber warfare elements of this conflict began long before initial combat action. Ukraine was…

How IT modernization is the solution to every government agency need

In today’s age of digital transformation, it seems that new, groundbreaking and revolutionary technologies are emerging every day. A lot of us grew up with futuristic movies capturing the possibilities of technology and what our world could evolve into. Now,…

4 key ways to securing federal government networks

For the federal government, truly securing its IT infrastructures, networks, and systems requires embracing modern, cybersecurity frameworks and dogmas in a big way. One security architecture that government agencies are being strongly encouraged to adopt is zero trust. Zero trust…

Six Strategies to Minimize Your Agency’s IT Attack Surface

Recent events around the world have demonstrated that there are countless attack vectors which cybercriminals can exploit to gain access to your network, and your data. With cyberattacks costing their victims millions of dollars, being able to prevent these malicious…

How the U.S. Department of the Navy is Approaching Zero Trust

This article originally appeared on the DLT Solutions official blog and can be found here. The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps are grappling with the multi-headed hydra that is cybersecurity. At the Department of Navy (DON) IT Conference 2022, the…