By Carver Pace As I wrote earlier, the pandemic is quickening the pace with which Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is produced, stored, and transmitted – opening potentially new attack surfaces for malicious actors. NetCentrics is stepping up efforts to protect our customers’ PII at rest and in transit. While I won’t go into specifics here, I think it […]
Ed Amiryar, a Sr. Systems Engineer for NetCentrics Corporation, recently published an article in NextGov titled, 5 Building Blocks Influencing the Cloud Evolution. Ed suggests that the combination of virtualization, software-defined networking, automation and AI, application containerization, and blockchain technologies can collectively result in more agile and nimble networks, systems, and data.
Four cybersecurity considerations for Federal CIOs and CISOs moving their organization to the cloud By Colby Proffitt Just seven years ago, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) mandated that federal agencies default to cloud-based solutions, when available, and adopt a cloud first policy when considering new information technology purchases. This mandate is aligned with […]
It’s been seven years since the Office of Management and Budget mandated that federal agencies adopt a cloud-first policy, yet it’s no surprise this major change is still a work in progress. While the cloud brings benefits, security remains a particular area of concern, because it’s not always clear who’s responsible for securing what. Before moving to the cloud, there are several things that federal CIOs and CISOs should consider.
Cyndi Barreda, CEO of NetCentrics, has just published an article in Federal Times titled: 9 challenges of a federal CIO in an as-a-service environment. In her article, Cyndi explains how the advent of cloud and as-a-service solutions have a definite impact, but one that is hard to measure. What remains certain, she states, is that CIOs must continue to support the mission of their organization and protect customer data and systems.
NetCentrics announced today that it has been accepted as a member of the IT Sector Coordinating Council (IT SCC). The council, under the auspices of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Infrastructure Protection Plan, brings together companies, associations and other key IT sector entities to work collaboratively with federal agencies to facilitate a secure, resilient and protected global information infrastructure.
NetCentrics’ cyber experts and Program Managers Marvin Marin and Michelle Miranda were recently accepted into the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Cloud Security Services Management Working Group. The group aims to develop a research whitepaper, focusing on building a cloud security services management platform. The whitepaper will serve as a guideline for cloud service providers to secure its cloud platform and provide cloud security services to cloud users, for cloud users to select security qualified cloud service providers and for security vendors to develop their cloud-based security products and services.