Tag Archives: VPN

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton on DISA’s Cloud-Based Threat Isolation Effort

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Wash100 awardee, has said the agency is working to “isolate” suspicious activities in a cloud environment to support remote work operations, DOD News reported Thursday. "Our primary goal is to preserve and protect the ability of our workforce to conduct mission central operations that we support on national defense and current worldwide military missions," she said.

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NOAA’s Chi Kang on SD-WAN, Network Segmentation Benefits

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Chi Kang, deputy director for operations at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) cybersecurity division, has said that segmentation and software-defined, wide-area networking (SD-WAN) can support the implementation of zero-trust concepts. Kang said that SD-WAN has the capacity to ensure visibility and control across disparate networks and multiple endpoints.

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Christopher Krebs: Agencies Shifting to Telework Should Boost Investments in Cyber Tools

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, said agencies transitioning to the cloud to support telework should consolidate and increase investments in security tools to better manage cyber threats.

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Forcepoint Launches SASE Solutions to Enhance Remote Work Offerings

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Forcepoint has introduced its Dynamic Edge Protection suite of cloud-native SASE solutions, featuring Cloud Security Gateway and Private Access offerings, to address work-from-home security challenges across network security, threat protection, secure access and data protection, the company reported on Monday.

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Unisys Launches AOA Framework to Provide Encrypted Remote Access for Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic; Vishal Gupta Quoted

Unisys has announced the general availability of Unisys Always-On Access (AOA), powered by Stealth, to deploy, enables remote work and continuous communications, the company announced on Wednesday

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Suzette Kent: Agency CIOs, Industry ‘Acting With Urgency’ to Meet IT Demand

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Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said agency CIOs, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and industry partners are ramping up efforts to meet the information technology demand among teleworkers and carry out missions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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CISA: Organizations Must Bolster Cybersecurity Amid Coronavirus

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency advises organizations to bolster network protection as they adopt telework approaches due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Organizations must be aware of the increase of cyber vulnerabilities in using enterprise virtual private networks, a requirement for mass telework or work-from-home arrangements, CISA said Friday.

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