Cybersecurity for Federal Government

Threats against our Federal government are growing. And so is the complexity of our nation’s networks, which are tasked with mandates and challenges unique to their specialized missions. As both outsider and insider threats evolve, it is critical that network technologies also evolve to provide a more intuitive and automated defense.

At Cisco, we are committed to partnering with the Federal government at every level to enhance the security of these networks, and our nation, by providing education, thought leadership, and promotion of best practices in cybersecurity.


March 4, 2020


Zero Trust – Making a Deliberate Cybersecurity Lifestyle Choice

Adopting Zero Trust as your agency's operational paradigm enables a new way of life for your network. Take a deeper dive to find out how.

February 20, 2020


AMP for FedRAMP: Relentless Breach Defense

Cyberthreats against government IT are growing - but now agencies can fight back with FedRAMP Ready Cisco® Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints.

December 20, 2019


Using Automation with your Security Products

Automation is changing the way we interact with network devices. But you might be hesitant to make the move. If so, here are three reasons why you need to embrace network automation now before it's too late.

October 2, 2019


One Security Framework to Address Zero Trust, NIST, CARTA, CDM, and HVA

Well, the industry now understands where Cisco is going! A modern security framework/architecture should be designed to cover all the important security frameworks and compliance requirements. Cisco has been developing...

August 13, 2019


Cybersecurity for Federal Networks: It All Starts with Visibility

Staying secure means ensuring deeper visibility into your network. But visibility must go beyond the mere identification of packet flows. User identity should also be linked to packet flows wherever possible. Find out what that means in our latest blog on Cybersecurity in government.

July 1, 2019


Zero Trust for Government Networks: 6 Steps You Need to Know

Zero Trust security is an architectural model for network security. Find out the 6 Steps to Zero Trust and its “never trust, always verify, enforce least privilege” approach.

April 24, 2019


Securing Government: It all starts at the DNS Layer

One common thread between cyber-attacks is external communication. Malicious communication typically starts, or is exploited, at the DNS layer. Find out how to defend it.