The Most Trending Approach to Network Security
In year 2015, two gigantic cybersecurity breaches at Personal Management compel government to take necessary steps so that it can’ t be happening in future. However, we all know steps can be taken but whenever it shows its bad effects it’s like closing the stable door after the horse has bolted. But seriously, it is time to take serious action to that we can stop the breaches in Network Security. According to General Service Administration, it is estimated to inverts $500 million. So we are investing such a huge amount in order to show some good results.
The best approach to provide Network Security in IT infrastructure is to stop each and every cyber-attack which is an impossible act. In past, we had Static Security and Set-and-forget IT system which are similar to network security. The technology vendors continuously working on their products and components who are very less prone to attack. Defense in depth is one of the practical approach to network security. It deals to manage risks in IT infrastructure at a broad level. The principal of Defense in depth is working in layer that is, if one layer of defense is failed then malice agents still need to pass through another layer and another. However, it is used in few private sectors
The need for better procurement processes
The security for the federal government needs help from industry. The technology companies need to treat security as the fundamental feature from day one. The purchasing authority purchase and bring the security need to front and center. Some of the necessary steps are:
- Develop and build security contracts in order to perform secure computing. The chief information security Officer must be actively involved in the process and your contractors will responsible for maintaining system you settle on.
- Always try to stop reinvent wheel and start leveraging existing industry standard. Make sure that the certifications and industries using adequate to the level of government needs.
- Remove hardware procurement and buy infrastructure as a service. Always be on the industry needs or keep in mind that federal cloud offerings are behind the commercial cloud offerings.