cybersecurity

February 28, 2019
Cybersecurity ROI: An Oxymoron? premium
Return on investment: is it worth the money? That is the central question in both government and industry when deciding on any procurement. Demonstrating ROI on cybersecurity products is notoriously difficult, and is one of the underlying reasons for the poor state of our nation’s cybersecurity posture. But here’s the rub: showing tangible ROI on […]
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don.maclean@dlt.com'
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
December 28, 2018
White House Cybersecurity Strategy: The Essence premium
The “National Cyber Strategy”, released recently by the White House, offers a broad blueprint for America’s approach to cybersecurity.  Let’s look its four “pillars”, and their key elements. 1. Protecting the American People, Homeland, and the American Way of Life Such a broad mandate obviously covers a lot of ground, but some key items to […]
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don.maclean@dlt.com'
Chief Cyber Security Technologist
October 25, 2018
How Can You Protect the Mid-Terms and Secure Election Networks in Minutes? premium
With the mid-term elections looming, protecting the integrity of our most basic democratic right has become a matter of critical importance.  According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending civil liberties in a digital world, election security remains just as vulnerable as in 2016 and encourages Secretaries of State to be […]
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andre.jones@dlt.com'
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 […]
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don.maclean@dlt.com'
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 […]
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Government Writer
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 […]
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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 […]
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melissa.perez@dlt.com'
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 […]
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qa@dlt.com'
March 7, 2018
SaaS Offering Simplifies Remote Application Access Control, Reduces Attack Surface premium
Ransomware tops today’s list of security concerns for governments, and no agency is immune. Just look at the statistics: • Cook County, Chicago was a victim of last year’s WannaCry ransomware attack. • St. Louis Public Library was hit with ransomware, demanding $35,000 in Bitcoin. • Bingham County, Idaho paid out #3,000 in ransomware to […]
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qa@dlt.com'
March 5, 2018
The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Threat and What Your Agency Can Do About It premium
Cybersecurity skills shortages are nothing new. But new research shows that they are creating recruiting chaos. CSO Online reports that 45% of organizations claim to have problematic shortage of cyber skills and 70% of organizations report the skills shortage has had a direct impact such as increased workload on existing staff, the need to hire […]
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Government Tech Writer