Brandon Gilmore

Government Tech Writer
June 19, 2017
Protect Your Files With Encryption and Information Rights Management premium
After hearing Congressman Langevin and NSA speak at the ICIT Annual Forum event it became obvious that the “Enemy with No Face” is getting in to our networks and what they want is our data. FinalCode is purpose built to protect files with encryption and Information Rights Management (IRM), sometimes called Enterprise Digital Rights Management […]
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Government Tech Writer
May 25, 2017
Getting to Know the “Enemy with No Face” is Critical to Winning the Cyber War premium
“The enemy with no face”. No, it’s not the latest Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Hollywood action movie, but the tagline from the U.S. Army’s latest cyber warrior recruitment ad. The nameless, faceless adversary proclaims he has the power to shut down our power grids, analyze our infrastructure, and access the personal data of everyone in […]
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Government Tech Writer
April 19, 2017
[Survey] Government Faces Credibility Test Over Cybersecurity Failings premium
Two years on from the massive Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach, current and former officials have concluded that the greatest fallout from the hack was not the loss of documents and personal identifiable information, but to the government’s reputation, reports NextGov. Speaking at a panel discussion hosted by the Intelligence National Security Alliance, […]
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Government Tech Writer
February 27, 2017
8 Principles for Securing DevOps premium
Although still in its infancy in the public sector, making the shift to DevOps methodologies is starting to catch on with many government agencies, including the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the EPA, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission. As you may know, with DevOps, IT tasks and application deployment that would normally take months or years, […]
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February 6, 2017
Detect and Secure IoT and Rogue Devices, While Satisfying NIST RMF Security Requirements premium
We all know that the Internet of Things (IoT) is here. But IT professionals responsible for enterprise communications networks aren’t exactly sure where IoT resides on their networks or whether these devices are secured. Rogue devices are everywhere (although not all are out to steal the blueprints to the Death Star) but according to a […]
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Government Tech Writer
January 25, 2017
A Security Wish List for the New Administration Starts with Multi-Factor Authentication premium
Late last year, the government’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity published a detailed report, at President Obama’s request, to provide short- and long-term recommendations to strengthen cybersecurity in the public and private sector (you can read the full report on the NIST website). Essentially, the report contains a guiding set of principles for the next […]
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January 12, 2017
Threat Hunting – Finding and Thwarting Mr. Robot premium
The concepts of threat hunting and threat intelligence went mainstream in 2016 bringing with it a whole new paradigm to threat mitigation and cybersecurity. But what is threat hunting and what use cases does it serve? As cyber-attacks become more sophisticated, today’s security teams need to adapt a more proactive role in detecting and responding […]
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January 4, 2017
The Threat Landscape – 2016 in Review, and What’s Ahead for 2017 premium
Got breach fatigue yet? Yes, it’s been another bad year for computer security. 2016 saw the announcement of the biggest breach ever – the Myspace hack. But, that was quickly eclipsed by the September Yahoo data breach which resulted in the exfiltration of extensive account information, included passwords, from 500 million users. Not to be […]
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