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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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CISA Lead Christopher Krebs Says VPN May Help Hackers Spy on US

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, confirmed that other countries like Russia and China could use virtual private network apps to spy on the U.S. He said in a letter issued on May 22 that some nation-state actors are trying to leverage VPN services for malicious purposes. 

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