7 endpoint security best practices for federal government agencies

This article originally appeared on Quest Software’s official blog. Endpoints are always the entry point for data breaches. Given the impact a breach can have on federal government agencies, applying best practices for endpoint security is of paramount importance. The…

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 federal agencies can protect themselves from Active Directory attack paths

At the forefront of almost all of today’s cybersecurity discussions within federal government agencies are attack paths. But what are attack paths, and what makes Active Directory particularly vulnerable to them? And what can government agencies do to protect themselves?…

Why do federal government agencies need data democratization?

When looking for an explanation of data democratization, you will most certainly find a few common themes, such as how it makes digital information accessible to the average user and gives people the tools to understand and make quick decisions.…

Federal government looks to bolster cybersecurity infrastructures due to heightened security threats

This article originally appeared on the official DLT Solutions blog. The heightened threat of retaliatory cyberattacks by Russia against critical U.S. IT infrastructure is prompting federal investments in cybersecurity to strengthen its cyber defense posture. The ongoing conflict in the…

How Azure Government delivers emerging cloud capabilities at a classified level

When a new cybersecurity, database management, or cloud solution debuts on the commercial market, there is almost always a lengthy waiting period before the technology trickles down into the hands of federal government agencies. Due to the government’s significantly heightened…

Is your government agency ready for its next tenant-to-tenant migration?

Is your federal government agency ready for its next tenant-to-tenant migration? Do you know when it is, what your deadline will be, and more importantly, if your tenant-to-tenant migration solution will be able to perform when you need it most?…

5 Zero Trust Best Practices for Federal Government Networks

For federal government agencies who are beginning to implement zero trust cybersecurity frameworks for their IT networks, it is critical to understand that the architecture should be based on the idea of “never trust, always verify.” This means that every…

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…

9 reasons why federal government agencies need identity governance and administration

This article originally appeared on One Identity by Quest’s official blog, here. While government agency networks continue to grow and increase their number of network users, access points, permissions, and privileges, their cyberattack surfaces are inevitably going to expand alongside…