Tag Archives: security control

Trustwave’s Bill Rucker: Agencies Need Unified Platform to Ensure Security of Mission-Critical Data

Bill Rucker President Trustwave Govt Solutions

Bill Rucker, president of Trustwave Government Solutions, said government agencies should implement a unified platform that could give them complete visibility into resources and protect mission-critical data in cloud environments or on-premises from evolving cyber threats.

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Centrify’s David McNeely: Privileged Access Mgmt Could Help Agencies Secure Cloud-Based Infrastructure

David McNeely Chief Strategy Officer Centrify

David McNeely, chief strategy officer at Centrify, said government agencies looking to secure cloud-based information technology systems from adversaries amid rapid shift to telework arrangement should implement privileged access management.

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BeyondTrust’s Morey Haber: Cloud-Based Tools, Privileged Access Management Key to Telework Security

Morey Haber CTO and CISO BeyondTrust

Morey Haber, chief technology officer and chief information security officer at BeyondTrust, said government agencies seeking to protect remote devices used by employees who are teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic should implement cloud-based security tools and privileged access management.

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Keith Nakasone: GSA to Continue Adding Cyber Requirements Into GWACs

Keith Nakasone Deputy Asst Commissioner GSA

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition within the General Services Administration’s office of information technology category, said GSA will continue to integrate cybersecurity requirements into governmentwide acquisition contracts to help ensure the security of sensitive data, FedScoop reported Wednesday.

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SolarWinds’ Jim Hansen: Monitoring Tools, Trained Security Workforce Could Help Improve Cyber Posture at Agencies

Jim Hansen VP SolarWinds

Jim Hansen, vice president of products for application management at SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), said government agencies seeking to improve cybersecurity while ensuring the delivery of critical services to citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic should have a well-trained cyber workforce and field the right monitoring tools.

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GDIT’s Jeffrey Phelan: Cloud Offering Security Control Inheritance Could Benefit DoD Mission Partners

Jeffrey Phelan Portfolio Lead GDIT

Jeffrey Phelan, milCloud 2.0 cloud services portfolio lead at General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, said Department of Defense mission partners seeking to transition to the cloud should understand first what set of security controls they will inherit from their cloud service providers and whether a CSP can meet impact-level requirements.

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FireEye’s Tom Topping: Threat Intelligence Could Help Agencies Defend Against Most Likely Attackers

Tom Topping, senior director of strategic programs at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said threat intelligence and continuous visibility into their networks could allow agencies to focus their efforts and resources on adversaries that are most likely to attack them.

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Salesforce’s Kevin Paschuck: Cloud Adoption Plan Could Help Agencies Meet Service, Security Needs

Kevin Paschuck, senior vice president and chief operating officer of public sector business unit at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said agencies that aim to adopt cloud technology should have a plan in place to meet service and security requirements. Agency information technology leaders “should take a top-down, mission-capability view of their …

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Qmulos’ Matt Coose: Data Analytics Key to Real-Time Risk Management

Matt Coose, chief executive officer of Qmulos, a cybersecurity and information technology compliance firm, has said government agencies that aim to build up their cybersecurity posture should adopt data analytics in order to automate the process of converting data into “real-time technical evidence.” Coose wrote that such evidence can help agencies …

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Okta’s Chris Niggel: Data Security’s Future Is Linked to Identity Management

Chris Niggel, director of security and compliance at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), has said government agencies seeking to protect information systems from cyber threats should adopt security controls “that match the level of risk.” Niggel wrote that choosing such controls begins with the process of …

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