Cybersecurity

October 3, 2018
DLT’s Don Maclean on Today’s Cyber Challenges premium
This month, Symantec caught up with Don Maclean, Chief Cyber Security Technologist, DLT, to get his thoughts on today’s top cyber challenges. You can hear more from Don at the Symantec Government Symposium on Oct. 30, as he shares his perspective on the “Aligning Cyber Priorities and Modernization Policies” panel. 1. Agencies are dealing with […]
premium
Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
September 27, 2018
As Government Cloud Adoption Reaches Inflection Point, Cyber Teams Must Prepare premium
Cloud adoption among government agencies is reaching an inflection point. Driven by the cloud’s cost-efficiencies and ability to offer an improved citizen experience, faster delivery of mission capabilities, agile development, and scale applications up and down, much of the initial reticence about cloud models is dissipating. FedRAMP has played a big part in accelerating cloud […]
premium
Government Writer
September 27, 2018
DLT’s Don Maclean Takes an In-Depth Look at CDM premium
To improve the federal government’s cybersecurity posture, the Department of Homeland Security created the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program.  On September 6, the House of Representatives voted to codify CDM, and barely two weeks later, the White House’s National Cyber Strategy assigned to DHS still more authority over cybersecurity in the United States.  What’s […]
premium
Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
September 27, 2018
4 Ways our Elections are Under Threat (And What We Can Do About It) premium
Fear of digital sabotage of the mid-term elections has become the biggest cybersecurity talking point of 2018. With the latest election security bill stalled in Congress and suspicions that Russia (and possibly others) are still seeking to sow divisions among the U.S. electorate, voters and political organizations are right to be worried. Ironically, the month […]
premium
Government Writer
September 27, 2018
DLT Expands Industry-Leading Cybersecurity Portfolio to Help Government Remain Secure premium
2018 marks the 15th year of the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a government/industry effort – observed every October – that works to ensure every American has the resources they need to “be safer and more secure online” and educating everyone about the roles they play in helping to safeguard the internet. While many of the […]
premium
melissa.perez@dlt.com'
July 31, 2018
​Endpoint Protection: It’s Not Your Grandpa’s AV Anymore premium
As hackers get more sophisticated, endpoint protection (EP) systems have grown more sophisticated. While no one claims to catch everything, endpoint protection matures each year. Let’s see what modern EP products have to do these days. Machine learning The term “machine learning”, like so many buzzwords in the tech industry, has multiple meanings. In simple […]
premium
Don Maclean
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
July 11, 2018
Limited Resources? A Security Intelligence Platform Can Do the Heavy Lifting for You premium
Each year, the cyber security community puts out new statistics on data breaches. While certain sectors face a different mix of threats, many of them evolving year-after-year, once constant remains – the deficit between the time a system is compromised and the time that breach is discovered. For example, this year’s Verizon Data Breach Investigations […]
premium
melissa.perez@dlt.com'
June 14, 2018
Securing the Government Cloud: Focus on Cloud Visibility, Not Control premium
Government agencies are moving to the cloud. It’s been a recurring message for a number of years, but in 2018 new statistics from Gartner give us concrete data on cloud spend: local governments spend 20.6% of their IT budget on cloud, while national governments spend 22%. Although spend levels may be on a parity, the […]
premium
DLT Solutions
May 30, 2018
Cybersecurity Month: Closing the Gaps in U.S. Government Cybersecurity Resilience premium
In a year in which we’ve witnessed the carnage of the Atlanta ransomware attack and U.S. government agencies remain on high alert about possible Russian cyber-attacks against U.S. critical infrastructure and electoral systems, new research shows that the cybersecurity landscape is evolving quicker than agencies can respond. Two-thirds of federal IT executives in a new […]
premium
DLT Solutions
Could Big Data and Analytics Provide the Answer to the IRS’ Woes? premium
On Tax Day, 2018, the unthinkable (but not unexpected) happened. The IRS’ IT system crashed after a hardware issue took down a number of apps including those that interface with third-party tax preparation software as well as the IRS Direct Pay application. IRS IT Systems are Decades Old IRS IT systems are some of the […]
premium
DLT Solutions