How automating CIS compliance strengthens federal data security

This article originally appeared on SteelCloud’s official blog, HERE. As malicious cyber actors’ methods and tactics continue to increase in sophistication and effectiveness, having your company achieve certain cybersecurity compliance standards has become more important than ever. It protects your…

Why a CBOM is the cyber compliance solution every government agency needs

This article originally appeared on SteelCloud’s official blog, HERE. A software bill of materials (SBOM) is something everyone in the cybersecurity field knows and understands. It was even mandated by President Biden in his Executive Order on Improving Our Nation’s…

How federal government agencies are avoiding the pitfalls of cloud migration

This article originally appeared on SteelCloud’s official blog, HERE. It takes a great deal of planning to avoid the pitfalls of cloud migration. The pace of innovation, security, and, quite frankly, the technological threat is quickening. Updating legacy processes and systems has…

SteelCloud COO on why federal government agencies should take full advantage of the commercial cloud

As the federal government continues to ride the waves of digital transformation and network modernization, one decision that many agencies have decided to make has been to migrate their applications, workloads, and services – which have been traditionally managed on-prem…

The Early Bird Gets the Worm, When It Comes to CMMC and the DIB

This article originally appeared on SteelCloud’s official blog site. The Department of Defense’s CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) program has undergone multiple changes, revisions, updates, and organizational shifts over the last two and a half years. As a result, DoD…

How DoD organizations can get a handle on zero trust

As the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) continues to transition and adopt zero trust cybersecurity frameworks for its IT networks and infrastructure, the Department is also urging all of its disparate agencies and organizations to follow suit. But before DoD…

Why a zero trust framework is the most effective at securing federal agency networks

As malicious cyber actors continue to improve and refine their techniques of penetrating and exploiting vulnerabilities in federal government agency networks, the single verification cybersecurity models that agencies have historically implemented are no longer capable of preventing breaches and attacks.…