Cyber threats grow more pervasive and more complex each year, rendering traditional endpoint security measures less effective. For government agencies, cybersecurity represents a greater challenge with aging legacy systems providing mission-critical support. To remain diligent, how can agencies ensure the security and privacy of their citizen data? Increasingly, cyber experts say that strong security begins with the continuous protection of the actual data. Encrypting data—whether at rest or in transit—ensures that even if a breach does occur, the data will be rendered useless to the criminal.
Date: Oct 05, 2016
Agencies with FISMA High workloads have struggled to take advantage of the cost savings and flexibility of true cloud offerings. Now you can address your most stringent regulatory compliance requirements with AWS GovCloud (US). AWS GovCloud (US) has received a Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Baseline.
Date: Oct 25, 2016
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Cloud, mobility and related trends are changing how agencies provide employees with access to information and services. Slowly but surely, the traditional agency network is evolving into more of a shared environment. The question, now, is how do agencies secure that environment? In this webcast, Jim Quinn, the lead systems engineer for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program at the Department of Homeland Security, will discuss how CDM is evolving to help agencies strengthen their security posture and adapt to this new reality.
The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program is not an end in itself, but a means to better security. In this webcast, Willie Crenshaw, Program Executive for IT Security Risk Management and CDM at NASA, will discuss how NASA is integrating CDM with other security-related programs to get a more holistic view of what is happening on its networks.
We know stakeholders, students, and citizens are all demanding more, putting even greater strain on an organization’s infrastructure and expertise. There’s no “one size fits all” solution to optimize data center efficiency. Can hyperconvergence help?
Given the looming deadlines for records management modernization, it’s understandable that agencies are focused on complying with NARA’s mandates and guidelines. But compliance is not the endgame. In this webcast, Laurence Brewer, the U.S. Chief Records Officer at the National Archives and Records Administration, will discuss how agencies can leverage their modernization effort to better support their operations and mission.
The goal of creating a seamless workforce -- one in which employees can stay fully engaged whether they are working in their offices or in the field -- requires enterprise-grade mobile security. No agency has done more work on this issue than the Department of Homeland Security. In this webcast, Vincent Sritapan, a program manager in the Cyber Security Division (CSD) for the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency at DHS Science and Technology Directorate, will discuss how an advanced mobile security strategy can payoff in increased employee productivity.
The federal IT enterprise is getting more complex by the day. With cloud, virtualization, mobility, and other trends, agencies are finding it increasingly difficult to manage the performance of IT operations. In this webcast, Kevin Baker, Associate CIO for Enterprise Planning and Performance at the Federal Communications Commission, will discuss strategies for taking an enterprise approach to IT monitoring and its connection to larger organizational issues.
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Michael Howard, HP Chief Security Advisor, will share how he uses a proven framework to secure the print infrastructure. Come to this session to see how you can defend your printers from the next wave of security attacks.
The Office of Management and Budget has made it clear: The future is in shared services. A forthcoming OMB policy on data center consolidation keeps the emphasis on a "cloud first" and shared services-heavy approach. Both initiatives, however, depend on agencies being able to monitor and maintain the health of the IT enterprise. There are significant challenges within this new type of shared services environment to provide visibility to all stakeholders. It’s essential to provide not only separate department-level views, but also an enterprise-level overarching view. In this webcast, Mark Glorioso, Executive Director of the NASA Shared Services Center, will talk about the challenges of managing performance in a shared services environment.
As agencies consolidate their data centers, they have a unique opportunity to improve the efficiency and flexibility of their operations through the use of virtualization and related technologies. This webcast will look at best practices in leveraging modern technology and management strategies to improve the efficiency of consolidated data centers.