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…

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…

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…

Three DDoS Lessons Learned from the 2H 2021 Threat Intel Report

NETSCOUT recently released the latest installment of its Threat Intelligence Report, which features the insights and information extrapolated from the data generated by NETSCOUT ASERT in their work defending the networks of government agencies and large enterprises from DDoS atatcks.…

How a Zero Trust Methodology is Helping to Redefine Government IT According to DLT’s Don Maclean

Government IT teams are worried and for good reason. Confronted by the rising threat of sophisticated cyberattacks, they are looking at an uncertain future and wondering if they have the best tools to defend their systems. When defenders create new…

3 Ways That a Whole-of-Nation IT Approach Can Challenge Ransomware Attackers in 2022

Recently the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), known for being, “the cybersecurity think tank,” released a paper titled, “Ransomware Weaponized.” Diving into the nature of modern ransomware, the organization wrote extensively on the need for a wider and more…

Cloud Navigator – Charting a Course to More Secure IT Solutions

This article was originally published on GovDevSecOpsHub, that article can be found here. Today it is quite uncontroversial to say that the cloud is here and that it is not going anywhere anytime soon. Two years ago, this was a…

New Year, New Breaches—Three modern identity attacks insights to know going into 2022

The beginning of a New Year is always a strangely quiet time for government agencies. The holidays have just ended, agency employees are slowly trickling back into work and settling back into their home offices, to sign in and begin…

Three tips to secure government IT data from Quest’s Chris Roberts

There is a rising star in the world of IT and cybersecurity, it has been on the rise for years, even decades, but recent events have propelled it to even grander heights. Having a grasp on this element can make…

Is 2021 the year that government agencies finally focus on data privacy?

A number of recent, high-profile data breaches and cyberattacks on U.S. digital infrastructure, networks, and critical infrastructure have made data privacy top-of-mind for the federal government. In light of recent attacks, including the Solarwinds breach, the Colonial Pipeline breach, and…