Adopting a Zero Trust architecture is certainly not a new concept, but its implementation has never felt as urgent as it does now. With sophisticated and tireless cyberthreats, a permanently expanded perimeter defining the next normal and increased support from the current administration to prioritize Zero Trust advancement, federal agencies are taking unprecedented measures to modernize their security efforts and defend against tomorrow’s attacks. Join Nextgov and Route Fifty in this episode to explore the efforts made since the Biden administration’s Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity and the path forward for Zero Trust.
The increasing pressure by hostile nation-states and other bad actors who are relentlessly probing the networks of federal, state and local governments underlines the importance of effective attack surface management.
MeriTalk's Defining Moments explores events that are having profound effects on government and IT. Palo Alto Networks Senior Vice President of Public Sector Dana Barnes kicks off the new series with an examination of how the global pandemic inspired a new working world.
High-profile software supply chain attacks, such as SolarWinds and Kaseya VSA, have shed a glaring light on the disparity between agencies’ perceptions of security within their cloud infrastructure and the reality of supply chain threats that can impact business catastrophically.
Agencies and corporations alike are facing an increase in supply chain attacks. Recently, these cyberattacks have succeeded in exfiltrating an alarming amount of data with extortion fees well beyond typical ransom prices