The latest NextGov Emerging Tech column takes a look at several states that are supporting new driverless vehicle programs, and discovers the places where tractor trailers without drivers will soon be hitting the roads.
New and innovative security tools seem to be emerging all the time, but the frontline defense for just about every network in operation today remains the trusty firewall. Network World asked TWB author John Breeden II to test out several manager programs designed to focus the chaos of a typical firewall deployment.
The innovative integrators at InfoZen know how to modernize IT for government agencies. The TWB recently interviewed their experts to create an amazingly detailed guide about how to modernize IT systems in the key areas of Cloud, DevOps, Cybersecurity and Mission Critical IT.
We wanted to see if the alleged hacking tools the CIA is supposedly using did in fact exist, or if doing things like turning TVs into spy devices was possible. So we loaded up some hacking tools and went to work. Find out what happened next.
What if there was a different way to look at security? Instead of searching for behaviors that might indicate a threat, what if you could tightly define everything that was allowed within a network? Varmour does that. It’s called segmentation, and is the subject of a Network World Clear Test review.
Automation could be the answer to feds dealing with constant attacks, reducing the time from detection to remediation from months to seconds. The basic concept is simple enough, simply using the power of the network itself to counter threats, but the reality is a bit more complex.
The recent women’s march on DC showed the limitations of smartphone technology. During a crisis or an emergency, or in this case a massive protest march, cellular service can become overloaded. Here is what we need to do about that.
Videogames have only recently begun to mirror real life, make statements and work to change the world in the way that great literature and movies sometimes do. Watch Dogs 2 hits the social commentary head-on, but the hacking tech is all fun and games, well, mostly.
One might expect that having Millennials take over the reins of government would not cause any cybersecurity or IT-related problems. But you would be wrong, according to a new survey from Forcepoint. Find out what hidden minefields await government as the younger generation takes over.
What if you assumed that APTs were already hiding in your network and launched software specifically designed to hunt them down? Network World reviewed the latest tools in the cybersecurity arsenal: threat hunting platforms. Load up some extra ammo, because we are going hunting for our latest roundup, and there’s lots of game to be had.