Due to the speed and sophistication of modern hackers along with increasing demands on government networks, traditional methods of cyber defense aren’t enough to protect agency data, according to Akamai CEO Tom Leighton.
Agencies whose websites ranked low in the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation’s study of government websites can improve by moving to the cloud, industry experts say.[…]
People, not new systems, are the single most consistent impediment to improving cybersecurity practices, according to R.H. Powell, senior director of security services at Akamai Technologies.[…]
When government agencies face a network breach, having a planned response protocol in place can make all the difference, according to industry experts. “The first thing that they have to do is they have to really take a hard look at their incident response protocol,” said Rob Potter, vice president of public sector at Symantec. He […] […]
Federal agencies need to continue moving to the cloud, even in the wake of continued distributed denial of service attacks, said Tom Ruff of Akamai Technologies.[…]
Security measures in cloud adoption will be the fastest growing service in which the government invests in 2017, according to Tom Ruff, vice president of Public Sector America’s and Latin American Markets for Akamai Technologies.[…]
MeriTalk conducted a Q&A with Tom Ruff, vice president of Public Sector America’s and Latin American Markets for Akamai Technologies, on cloud adoption. The cloud will be the topic of concern at MeriTalk’s Cloud Connect 2016: Hybridization and Hyper-Scaling event on Nov. 2.[…]
In the five years since the government has encouraged agencies to transition to the cloud, spending on cloud-based technologies has increased to about 9 percent, which is a good pace, according to Tom Ruff, vice president of Public Sector America at Akamai.[…]