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A Government Leader's Book of Best Practices - Pandemic Edition

Government agencies across the world upended traditional processes and systems in record time as they raced to support surging demand in response to the pandemic. Here, we share a collection of best practices from Trailblazers who looked to the cloud to help quickly and securely modernize services that enabled them to support and lift up their communities during this crisis. Read this full eBook to learn more about how departments and agencies have modernized service and transformed their mission to meet the demand of today's digital era.

Advancing DevSecOps Throughout the U.S. Department of Defense

DevSecOps has become crucial when carrying out the software development process. To ensure information remains secure, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) must develop processes that allow for successful implementation of DevSecOps. In this mission brief, experts from the DoD and Red Hat provide DevSecOps best practices by exploring the role an organization plays when establishing security in DevOps and insights to approaching DevSecOps from a people perspective. Topics include: *How has increased telework over the past 18 months impacted DevSecOps opportunities? *What structure and skills are necessary to ensure DevSecOps has a people-change perspective? *How do you avoid information security risks with DevSecOps practices? *And more! Access this brief to explore aspects of highly regulated software delivery and how to scale a trusted approach to DevSecOps.

The Modern Technical Integrator: Delivering Space Superiority with Government-Owned Innovation

The unique attributes of the space domain require a tailored procurement and delivery approach that combines government understanding with Silicon Valley ingenuity—and puts the interests of national security and defense first. Space organizations need an agile, independent technical integrator that can work with both the government and industry to provide integrated solutions that the government needs to achieve objectives in the timelines needed.

Verizon Public Sector’s John Harris on Digital Transformation, 5G and EIS

Drawing on 16 years of experience at various levels within the technology giant, John Harris, Verizon Business Group’s Executive Director of Federal Civilian, offers advice on executing digital transformation with special attention to 5G and flexible contract vehicles.

Flexible Multi-Cloud Data Management for Intelligent Storage and Access with Maximum Security.

While adoption of multi-cloud environments continue to mature across agencies, migration of workloads and data to the cloud using third-party tools is proving to be extremely inefficient. NetApp continues to lead in the modern data landscape with its future-proof, hybrid, and multi-cloud solutions. Cloud Volumes ONTAP provides government agencies with leading support in three integral realms: data management, security, and modernization. Agencies experience a familiar user interface with the added benefits of leading multi-protocol storage access, built-in FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) compliance, flexible portability for all data environments, and a suite of features for fast operations and maximum security. The Cloud Volumes ONTAP suite is delivered within a single, multi-environment, storage solution that proves to be higher in value while lower in cost.

The State of Threat Hunting and the Role of the Analyst

To track the level of maturity at which analyst teams and threat hunting teams are operating, the research asks questions related to the use of threat intelligence, threat hunting, and the introduction of cyber reconnaissance.

What Elite Threat Hunters See, That Others Can’t

We spoke with a multinational corporation with several business units that employs threat reconnaissance to improve security. This walkthrough will illustrate the value of employing analysts in more strategic ways to optimize the incident response process, as well as improve prevention and detection.

Threat Reconnaissance Lessons from the Private Sector

State and Federal agencies continue to be targeted by sophisticated, nation-state-sponsored threat actors. The Banking and Finance sectors are similarly targeted by state-sponsored threat actors, and while the motivations may differ, the means necessary to defend against these threats is the same.

5 Strategic Insights to Help You Sell Smarter in 2022

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Frictionless Zero Trust with CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike Falcon platform provides real-time security and compliance checks for user endpoints, enforcing access control beyond simple identity authentication and authorization. Achieve Zero Trust on all endpoints and enforce conditional access based on device health and compliance checks to secure against cyber attacks.

How CrowdStrike Zero Trust Solutions prevent Maze ransomware on protected and unprotected hosts.

In this demo we’ll demonstrate how CrowdStrike Falcon prevents Maze ransomware on a host running the Falcon Agent. We’ll also see how Identity Protection guards credentials and lateral movement on hosts with no agent.

CrowdStrike Is Working to Strengthen the U.S. Government’s Cybersecurity Posture

The United States and like-minded nations face unprecedented threats from today’s adversaries. Continuous cyberattacks on critical infrastructure, supply chains, government agencies and more present significant ongoing threats to national security, and the critical services millions of citizens rely on every day. At CrowdStrike, we are on a mission to stop breaches and rise to the challenge by protecting many of the most critically important organizations around the globe from some of the most sophisticated adversaries.

Operation Modernization: 4 Steps Agencies Can Take to Build Back Better

When the coronavirus first made headlines, many assumed it would be over within months. Nearly two years later, many Americans are still struggling to cope with the follow-on effects of COVID-19. Congress stepped in earlier this year and passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). This rescue package sought to address the hardship experienced by many and bring much-needed relief to the economy. Now that agencies are receiving ARP funds, what actions should they take to ensure versatile service delivery?

Industry-leading Collaboration and Cybersecurity Solutions for Today’s Evolving Federal Workplace

More federal employees are working outside of the office than ever. And this increasingly hybrid workplace is under greater duress due to cyber threats that continue growing in number and sophistication. To adapt and succeed in these challenging times, federal agencies need innovative solutions to improve workplace collaboration and cybersecurity.

Exploiting the Nation

Fighting Fraud in Federal Agencies

The 3 Core Principles of Ethical AI Deployment for Government and Law Enforcement

According to a report from the United Nations, 68% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. As local government leaders look out on a changing landscape, artificial intelligence will help them build safer and smarter cities. But what can state and local entities do to ensure the foundations of these solutions are equitable?

The Cyber Future for Government Agencies

Cyberattacks are inevitable, and federal agencies are no longer waiting for the threat to come to them, instead seeking out more proactive ways to bolster defenses. Here’s how agencies can evolve to remain capable of serving their critical missions of consequence.

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