government 0710 2Cybersecurity at the federal level requires an evolution, one that shifts from a compliance-based security focus to one centered on security operations and monitoring. As the Obama administration pushes for legislation, federal CIOs and IT security specialists are rethinking strategy and layering in the technologies needed to fortify the nation¹s digital defenses. It is a difficult and challenging problem, and many things will contribute to the overall solution set, but with the federal government budgeting $80 to $90 billion this year on IT, and several large-scale initiatives in place, such as the DNSSEC standard, many experts have cause for optimism.
There are many ways to do DevSecOps, and each organization — each security team, even — uses a different approach. Questions such as how many environments you have and the frequency of deployment of those environments are important in understanding how to integrate a security scanner into your DevSecOps machinery. The ultimate goal is speed […]
It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but security awareness is about much more than just dedicating a month to a few activities. Security awareness is a journey, requiring motivation along the way. And culture. Especially culture.That’s the point Proofpoint Cybersecurity Evangelist Brian Reed drove home in a recent appearance on Business Security Weekly.“If your security awareness program […]
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