Overcoming Cybersecurity Challenges in the Public Sector

Posted by Fuel HQ on Sep 27, 2018 10:05:00 AM

Thursday, September 27, 2018

By John Matelski, Fuel president and Chief Innovation and Information Officer for DeKalb County Department of Innovation & Technology

PublicSectorPublic sector organizations and agencies face unprecedented pressure to provide services to citizens and constituents in a transparent, cost-effective and efficient manner. In fact, the expectation is that they also be customer-focused and responsive to stakeholder needs in a climate of shrinking budgets and resources. Because of this, today, like never before, public sector agencies have had to become more proactive and operate more like private sector businesses. As part of this new behavioral model, agencies are required to maintain and secure an immense amount of data that is collected each day in order to make “just-in-time” decisions, as well as forecast for the long term. The kinds of data and information to collect can be anything from crime data to public health information, economic development data and public school information. While maintaining and securing systems and data can be a challenge at times, there are a few things that can be done to move your organization forward and continue fighting cybersecurity threats.

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Topics: Fuel member stories, case study, public sector, next-generation security, WildFire, Global Protect, threat prevention, AutoFocus, Panorama, Security Life Cycle Review, Join Fuel, public sector IT jobs

Monitoring IaaS and PaaS

Posted by Fuel HQ on Mar 14, 2018 3:52:52 PM

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

It would be wonderful to be two places at once. There are plenty of times when the overwhelming demands of a job or life simply seem like too much for one person to handle. When it comes to IT security, centralized management of both Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) can help ease time constraints and make tasks on different clouds easier to accomplish.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Palo Alto Networks, IaaS, PaaS, Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service, Panorama

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