From the Winter 2017 Issue

The Move to Standardization and Open Architectures Enable Cybersecurity Automation for Government Sector

Steve Kirk
Vice President | Fortinet Federal

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As networks become increasingly complex, with wireless connectivity, the move to the cloud, BYOD, and the Internet of Things, they present ever-growing opportunities for compromise. Most organizations have deployed several security devices as part of their overall security infrastructure, usually from different vendors. Often, those devices don’t talk to one another. These interoperability challenges can hamper efforts to share cyber threat information across and between networks and frustrate attempts to respond to threats in a timely manner.

Cyber-attacks are increasing in frequency and government agencies are under constant attack. Driven by the need to standardize threat intelligence . . .

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