Department of Defense
A veteran speaks: the need for simplicity in DoD IT Modernization
Guest Author Gus Mendiola is a Systems Engineering Manager and military veteran leading a team of engineers supporting the United States Army in CONUS, SWA, and Europe. He retired from...
3 Keys to Enabling DoD’s Comply-to-Connect
Answering our nation's call for integrated security – how Cisco and Tanium are making DoD device security more automated through Cisco pXGrid.
Cisco’s DoD accreditation puts you on the forefront of cybersecurity
The U.S. Department of Defense has approved the Cisco Certified Network Associate Cyber Ops certification program for anyone working in a Cyber Security Service Provider analyst or incident responder role.
Why the Future of Freedom, and Secure Communications, Is in the Cloud
As mobile devices grow in use on the battlefield and our enemies grow in sophistication, secure cloud-hosted communications will play an increasingly important role in advancing freedom.
Cybersecurity for Defense: Insider Threat Part 1
The term “insider threat” is thrown around a great deal in the security world without much clarity. It’s a great marketing buzzword, but what exactly is an “insider threat” security program and how does it affect the Department of Defense? To start with, the National Counterintelligence and Security Center defines an inside threat as occurring […]
Cisco Successfully Demonstrated Secure Mobile Device at Trident Spectre 2016
Last month Cisco was thrilled to participate in the Department of Defense (DoD) Trident Spectre 2016 annual exercise conducted at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, VA. Trident Spectre is an annual event for special operations, intelligence, interagency, and law-enforcement personnel to test and evaluate emerging technologies both from government and commercial industries in tactically-focused […]
Strengthening Connections: Public Sector & Silicon Valley
In case you’ve missed it, the U.S. government has been making calculated decisions over the past few years modernize its approach to technology. That modernization, however, is much more than just buying the latest pieces of equipment and software, and it’s no secret that government has typically been behind private industry when it comes to […]
Cybersecurity for Defense: Network Segmentation
Classifying and compartmentalizing information has been around within the Department of Defense before it was even called the Department of Defense. However, as DOD information that was once secured in vaults and safes has become digital data, many new regulations have been introduced that mandate how this data should be processed and handled. These regulations […]
Cybersecurity for Defense: Blog Series Kickoff
The United States increasingly relies on the Internet to support our economic, health, and social services. However, the more we utilize network connections, the more cognizant we must be of potential cyberattacks from enemies seeking to access information and to destabilize our country. We’ve seen the results – everything from people’s personal emails to shopping […]