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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Need to Build Up Cybersecurity Posture via Automation, Orchestration

Chris Usserman, principal security and threat intelligence adviser at Infoblox, has said countering cyber threats calls for agencies to further develop their cybersecurity programs through automation and orchestration. Usserman wrote that orchestration and automation could help agencies “embrace both the proactive and reactive functions of cybersecurity” through the combination of …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Derived Credentials Could Help Agencies Protect Mobile Devices

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should protect mobile devices from hackers and adversaries and one way to do that is through the use of derived credentials. Battaglia wrote that such an approach could help agencies verify the identity of government officials …

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SAP NS2’s Barry Leffew: AI, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Outpace State-Backed Threat Actors

Barry Leffew, senior vice president and general manager of national security software at SAP National Security Services, has said agencies should leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning to counter cyber threats. Leffew wrote that the use of AI and machine learning could provide agencies an edge against state-sponsored threat actors …

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Okta’s Mark Settle: Today’s Cyber Threats Call for User Authentication, Analytics Adoption

Mark Settle, chief information officer at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies should implement data analytics and identity authentication processes in order to adapt and improve the defense of their information technology systems from cyber threats. Settle wrote that advanced analytics could help organizations …

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Recorded Future’s Staffan Truve: Machine Learning-Based Threat Intell Key to Agencies’ Cyber Defense

Staffan Truve, chief technology officer and co-founder of Somerville, Mass.-based threat intelligence platforms provider Recorded Future, has said government agencies should consider using artificial intelligence and machine learning platforms in order to accelerate the analysis of large amounts of data and identify potential cyber threats. Truve wrote that machine learning-based …

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CyberArk’s Kevin Corbett: Limit on Privileged Accounts Key to Shrinking Cyber Attack Surface

Kevin Corbett, director of federal sales at CyberArk (Nasdaq: CYBR), has said government agencies seeking to protect data and information systems from cyber threat actors should work to reduce the attack surface by putting a limit on the number of privileged accounts. Corbett  wrote that threat actors use privileged accounts to wreak …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: Agencies Should Consider DevOps’ Role in Adaptive Cyber Strategies

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said agencies that aim to develop and implement strategies to safeguard information technology systems from cyber threats should adopt DevOps. Howard wrote that DevOps’ link to automation and cloud technology has implications for agencies’ adaptive cybersecurity strategies and …

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ForeScout’s Shawn Rodriguez: Countering Cyber Threats Requires Visibility Into Connected Devices

Shawn Rodriguez, regional vice president of U.S. state and local government and education at ForeScout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said agencies that aim to secure complex networks from cyber threats should implement an adaptive security strategy that works to offer insight into connected devices and related risks. “A critical core …

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Insight Engines’ Grant Wernick: Agencies should facilitate employee access to cyber data via natural language queries

Grant Wernick, CEO of Insight Engines, has said agencies seeking to bolster their cybersecurity posture should empower employees by providing them faster access to cyber data. Wernick wrote that the use of natural language queries works to help non-technical individuals immediately access information and collect insights from data. Applying natural …

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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Modern Threat Landscape Calls for Analytics-Based Adaptive Response Strategy

Kevin Davis, vice president for public sector at Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK), has said government agencies should implement an adaptive response strategy to immediately address evolving cyber threats, automate their security processes and equip multi-layered security platforms with a defensive strategy. Davis wrote that the key to the implementation of such a strategy is data …

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