IBM Security on Zero Trust, AI, and Automation as Security Force Multipliers

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations across all sectors experienced a surge in the number of endpoints connecting to their networks. In 2020, when companies, educational institutions, and government agencies were forced to operate remotely, endpoint connections represented…

Quest Public Sector on the 5 cybersecurity benefits tiered administration delivers to the federal government

While operating within an ever evolving and complex cybersecurity landscape, federal agencies face difficult decisions around what to prioritize for protection and recovery in the face of advanced security threats. There are a few things that can be done to…

Quest’s Chris Roberts on how federal agencies can bridge the skills gap between legacy Active Directory and Azure

It is a well-known fact that the majority of federal government agencies utilize on-premise Active Directory (AD) as the primary directory service for their IT infrastructures. But with the federal government encouraging agencies to follow aspirational federal IT initiatives like…

Why federal agencies must prioritize zero trust workforce training before FY24 deadline

This article originally appeared on Government Technology Insider. It’s no secret that the U.S. federal government operates in one of the world’s most threatened IT environments. When evaluating today’s federal cybersecurity landscape, it’s obvious that government agencies face more than…

Digital transformation driving cyber challenges – How modernization initiatives are creating risk in the public sector

2022 was an incredible year for the adoption of advanced technologies and modernization within the federal government and the U.S. military. But, while significant strides have been made in government digital transformation and modernization initiatives since the early days of…

How federal agencies can keep up with the evolution of identity supply chains

Three years after COVID-19 forced federal agencies to crank their modernization dials to warp speed, the proliferation and adoption of new technologies, applications, and network solutions are still continuing to spread throughout the federal government. Though these technologies have completely…

Modern strategies federal agencies can take for endpoint management and the migration to cloud

When COVID-19 reached American shores, most of the federal government agencies moved their processes and procedures online, accelerating a digital transformation that has been underway for decades. While the pandemic demonstrated the tremendous potential digital transformation presents to federal government…

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…

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…

Five Characteristics of an Effective Common Cybersecurity Technology Stack

This article is part of a larger piece that was published on the NETSCOUT blog. To read the original in its entirety, click HERE. The last few years have seen several far-reaching cyberattacks against our nation’s critical infrastructure and essential…