Cybersecurity

December 2, 2019
Troubleshooting Your Office 365 Environment premium
  By Brandon Shopp, VP, Product Strategy, SolarWinds Is unnecessary complexity making Office 365 monitoring a headache for your agency? A new presidential mandate requires federal agencies to “transform and modernize” their IT systems, with the goal of creating a more streamlined, cost-efficient, and secure IT environment. Yet, as agencies move to meet this mandate—often […]
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How AI & ML Combat Cyberattacks premium
This is a repost of a blog originally posted to GovLoop here. This blog post is an excerpt from our new report, How Artificial Intelligence Combats Fraud and Cyberattack, download the full report here. Cyberattacks, including ransomware and data breaches, are all too common in the public sector today. According to Verizon’s 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, the public […]
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October 23, 2019
Introducing GovCybersecurityHub – Your Go-To Resource for Staying Informed premium
The security of public sector networks is under attack. Each day security and IT professionals work hard to defend the integrity of mission-critical data and systems against increasingly frequent and complex cyberattacks. Staying informed is critical to staying ahead. That’s great, but there are literally dozens of cyber news outlets, journals, and bloggers to follow. […]
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October 17, 2019
Despite Better Detection, Careless and Malicious Insider Threats Are on the Rise premium
*Article written by Jim Hansen, VP of Products, Security and Application Management According to a 2019 Federal Cybersecurity Survey released this March by IT management software company SolarWinds, careless and malicious insiders topped the list of security threats for federal agencies. Yet, in spite of the increased threats, federal IT security pros believe they are […]
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October 10, 2019
Exclusive Interview: Iron Bow CTO Discusses DOD Cyber Challenges premium
This month, DLT sat down with James Ebeler, the Chief Technology Officer, Department of Defense, for Iron Bow Technologies. In this interview, James discusses the cybersecurity challenges facing our military and how Iron Bow is helping solve them with innovative solutions. DLT: Good morning, James. Thanks for joining us today for this interview. James: Good […]
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October 10, 2019
Global Threat Report Helps in the Fight Against Government-Focused Ransomware premium
*Article originally posted on GovCybersecurityHub here. Imagine walking into work on a Friday morning – with the weekend just one more workday away – and finding that your computer systems and data aren’t accessible. That was the reality for more than 20 cities and government agencies in Texas this past August. The culprit? A ransomware attack designed […]
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October 10, 2019
New CrowdStrike Report: More Cyber Criminals Adopting “Brazen” Nation-State Style Tactics premium
The first half of 2019 continued to be a busy one for cybersecurity teams and their organizations. But the nature of the adversary is changing. New insight from DLT partner, CrowdStrike, finds that attackers are “continuing to ramp up in both their brazen behavior and sophisticated means.” The mid-year 2019 CrowdStrike Falcon OverWatch Report, which […]
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September 24, 2019
DoD Cybersecurity Strategy and Fiscal Year Spending premium
The DoD Cybersecurity Strategy https://www.fifthdomain.com/dod/2018/09/19/department-of-defense-unveils-new-cyber-strategy/ stresses nine key points. Are you aligning your spending with these objectives? 1. Using cyberspace to amplify military lethality and effectiveness Cyberspace is a battle domain; are you equipped to fight the enemy there? Do you have the tools you need to defend your systems, and support the warfighter? 2. […]
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August 2, 2019
Defend Against Insider Threats With User Access Management premium
Every Federal IT pro knows that security threats are a top agency priority. Yet, according to the SolarWinds 2019 Cybersecurity Survey, those threats are increasing—particularly the threat of accidental data exposure from people inside the agency. According to the Survey, 56 percent of respondents said the greatest source of security threats to federal agencies is […]
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July 31, 2019
How Government Can Learn from the Capital One Data Breach premium
Capital One has announced that about 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 linked bank accounts were compromised “in one of the biggest-ever data breaches,” affecting some 100 million individuals in the U.S. and 6 million in Canada. The FBI has charged a person with computer fraud and abuse, reports The Washington Post, citing court records. The hack, which […]
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