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SolarWinds: Federal IT Security Pros Consider Untrained Insiders, Foreign Governments as Main Threat Sources

A new SolarWinds report shows that more than 50 percent of information technology security professionals from federal civilian and defense agencies say foreign governments and careless insiders are the primary sources of IT security threats. SolarWinds said Wednesday research firm Market Connections was commissioned to poll 200 federal IT security personnel between December and January for its annual Federal Cybersecurity Survey and found that 51 percent of respondents say contractors pose greater security risks to agencies.
 

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SolarWinds Survey: Majority of Federal IT Leaders Say Agencies More Proactive on Cybersecurity

A new SolarWinds report shows that 75 percent of government information technology leaders say federal agencies have become more proactive than they were five years ago when it comes to IT security. SolarWinds said Tuesday it commissioned research firm Market Connections to poll 200 IT security professionals from federal civilian and defense agencies between …

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SolarWinds’ Joe Kim: Federal IT Pros Should Integrate Network Monitoring Into Software-Defined Data Centers

Joe Kim, a senior vice president and global chief technology officer at SolarWinds, has said federal information technology managers should implement network monitoring tools to address challenges associated with the adoption of software-defined data centers. Kim wrote in a GCN article published Tuesday those SDDC-related challenges include the need to manage service-level …

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SolarWinds’ Joe Kim: Federal IT Professionals Should Protect Networks Through End-User Device Monitoring

Joe Kim, a senior vice president and global chief technology officer at SolarWinds, has said federal information technology professionals should work to protect agencies’ IT systems amid the increasing number of laptops, mobile phones and other devices used on government networks. Kim wrote in a GCN article published Friday that …

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SolarWinds’ Joel Dolisy: Agencies Should Adopt Policies, Tools to Avoid Shadow IT-Related Breach

Federal information technology leaders can avoid the potential security risks of shadow IT activities within their agencies by implementing multiple strategies, Joel Dolisy, chief information officer and chief technology officer of SolarWinds, wrote in an opinion piece published Friday on GCN. Dolisy recommended that agency IT managers create a watch …

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SolarWinds Eyes Federal Business Expansion with New Herndon Office; David Kimball Comments

SolarWinds has opened a new Herndon, Virginia-based office with the intent to expand the software company’s federal business operations in the Washington metropolitan area. The office is meant to accommodate SolarWinds employees who provide information technology management products and support services to federal civilian, defense and intelligence customers, SolarWinds said …

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