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An Assume-Breach Mindset: 4 Steps To Protect What Attackers Are Really After
Provided By: Merlin Cyber   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jul 2021
It's time to adopt an "assume-breach" mindset to detect and isolate adversaries before they traverse your network and inflict serious damage. An assume-breach mindset means thinking like an attacker. If, like us, you spend a lot of time helping organizations prevent and respond to attacks and breaches, you get to know a lot about how attackers think. So in this guide, we're using what we've learned to help you protect your organization against the most common attack paths attempting to compromise your most critical assets.

Channeling the Urgency of the Battlefield to Command & Control Testing
Provided By: Keysight Technologies   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jul 2021
The DoD's Software Acquisition Pathway makes it clear: test automation is central to command and control. Read our eBook to discover how the U.S. Army automates testing of thousands of conditions ensuring safer, more reliable software for joint warfighters.

On-Demand Webinar: Parsing The White House Executive Order
Provided By: Netskope   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jul 2021
The recent Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity details six key outcomes that the White House is trying to achieve. Join Netskope's Chief Evangelist, Bob Gilbert, in this on-demand session for a breakdown of the order, an overview of the driving factors behind the order's call to action, and a closer look at Netskope's approach to Zero Trust, its benefits, and how your agency can get started today.

Transforming the Workplace of Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond
Provided By: Crestron   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jul 2021
The place workers call the office and the way they work and collaborate has forever changed. Today, workers are scattered between offices, homes, and other remote locations. At Crestron, we are proud to chart the path forward as we explore the future of work and solutions that strengthen our connections with people, anywhere they may be.

It's Time to Ditch the VPN for Zero Trust
Provided By: Tanium   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jul 2021
Zero trust has completely changed the conversation around network security. Learn how Tanium and its partners' capabilities contribute to a zero trust solution and what you need to know about adopting zero trust in your organization.

How SaaS Data Protection is Reshaping Federal Agencies
Provided By: Commvault   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jul 2021
For today's federal agencies who are looking to modernize their own in-house technologies, cloud adoption may be central driving force. It represents opportunities to breed new efficiencies, shed legacy tech debt, and rapidly innovate operations. And while adopting cloud-based technologies was historically an onerous and painstaking process, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) removes common hurdles associated with evaluating and consuming cloud-based solutions. Through FedRAMP, federal agencies can rapidly (and confidently) adopt cloud techn ...

FedRAMP High Data Protection from Metallic
Provided By: Commvault   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jun 2021
Metallic, from Commvault, delivers enterprise-grade SaaS data protection without the complexity. With broad-ranging coverage across apps, endpoints, and hybrid cloud environments, Metallic currently offers the only data protection portfolio capable of meeting stringent FedRAMP High security protocols required by today's federal agencies. This brief details the only FedRAMP High data protection solution currently available.

3DTDOA Wide Area Passive Aircraft Geolocation
Provided By: CRFS   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jun 2021
Time Difference of Arrival (TDOA) techniques use differences in the travel time of RF signals to pinpoint their location of origin. 3D TDOA allows signals' altitude, as well their latitude and longitude, to be calculated. In this White Paper, we discuss the basic operating principles of 3D TDOA, explore some practical limitations on its accuracy, examine some applications of the technique, and see an example of it being used in practice.

Ensure Your C2 Technology is Ready for Modern Warfare
Provided By: Keysight Technologies   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jun 2021
Learn how AI-driven test automation can help you securely test mission-critical software components.

Moving Defense Technology from compliance to Excellence
Provided By: Keysight Technologies   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jun 2021
The Pentagon has initiated a shift towards DevSecOps for all its software. Learn how test automation helps to meet requirements and deliver excellence.

You Rushed to the Cloud - Now It's Time to Assess and Address Cloud Security
Provided By: Unisys   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jun 2021
The pandemic prompted a rush to the cloud. Fast action was critical given the rapidly expanded work-from-home requirements and the need for touchless procurement, sales and service. Now the initial rush has passed, and the dust is settling down. It's time to assess and address the compliance, cybersecurity, data privacy and risk implications of your cloud deployment. Cloud security and compliance continue to be the biggest pain points for cloud customers. If you think it's too late for that, think again. It's never too late to do things right. Doing things right is mor ...

Don't Take Cloud Security for Granted
Provided By: Unisys   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jun 2021
The cloud journey is exciting. Done right, it can bring many benefits to your company. If you don't do it right, however, the cloud can create significant nightmares. So, put the appropriate focus on cloud security, and not just on the cloud journey. Know that breaches will occur. And be ready to remediate and isolate breaches within seconds or minutes to limit the attack surface.

Information Destruction 101
Provided By: Security Engineered Machinery   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jun 2021
SEM's Information Destruction 101 breaks down the NSA standards for data destruction by classification, material, use case, and volume. Includes best practices for data destruction as well as discussion on the challenges surrounding enterprise drive destruction, the recent DVD/BD requirement, and implementation of the ISOO CUI mandate. Also includes information on zero landfill solutions for centralized paper destruction that comply with agency greening standards and contribute toward LEED certification.

Summer 2021 Technology Vectors Update by the AFCEA Technology Committee
Provided By: AFCEA   Send Email to POC   View Content   Jun 2021
Summer 2021 Technology Vectors Update by the AFCEA Technology Committee An annual presentation on current technology trends provided by the AFCEA International Technology Committee. Provides insights and expertise in emerging technology topics most relevant to federal technology leaders.

SpiderOak offers compliance with new cyber executive order
Provided By: SpiderOak   Send Email to POC   View Content   May 2021
President Bidens new cybersecurity requirements have been a ng time coming, and fit with trends we have observed and incorporated at SpiderOak. For example, the executive order will bring the government and its vendors closer to what is called zero trust, which refers both to the way computer systems are designed and how they are used. Previously, government agencies focused on malicious threats originating outside of their organizations, but were less rigorous in controlling and compartmentalizing data inside their perimeters. Hackers have exploited the vulnerability ...

Securing DoD Cloud Platforms by Breaking Silos
Provided By: Netskope   Send Email to POC   View Content   May 2021
As the Department of Defense migrates more mission-critical systems and software to cloud environments, it must also consider an innovative way for securing this new environment from potential cyber attack.

Enabling Mission Critical Communications Through 5G
Provided By: Dell   Send Email to POC   View Content   May 2021
One of the biggest attractions of 5G is the promise of high-speed wireless data rates, but that's just part of the picture, according to Chris Thomas, an IT communications strategist and systems architect at Dell Technologies. 5G's high speeds are part of set of transformative technologies that include virtualization and the proliferation of models like DEVOPS and DEVSEC Ops and the ability to leverage all of these in a multi-cloud environment.

Veterans find opportunity at Intel
Provided By: Intel   Send Email to POC   View Content   May 2021
Veterans are an important part of the technology industry because they are trained in problem solving, they understand adversity and they know they how to get a job done. Intel Corporation recognizes that military backgrounds align well with company values, and as a result, hires veterans to help drive its technological breakthroughs. Several veterans talk about their Intel work experience in this executive video.

Building a Data-centric DoD Starts with Search
Provided By: Elastic   Send Email to POC   View Content   May 2021
The Defense Department (DoD) is continuing to build out a truly data-centric approach based on the DoD Data Strategy, presenting new opportunities for transforming the way data is collected, analyzed and leveraged.

The New Administration's Tech Agenda for Government
Provided By: Quest/DLT   Send Email to POC   View Content   May 2021
When a new administration takes office, its high-profile tech agenda often focuses on government's role as regulator, legislator, and appropriator, but it also brings a plan for agencies that use technology to deliver on their missions.