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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler on Three Strategies Agencies Should Adopt to Protect Data in Public Cloud

Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, wrote in a Nextgov article published Tuesday that there are three strategies federal agencies should implement to secure data in the public cloud and the first one calls for agency leaders to understand that cloud providers are not responsible for data protection.

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: CDM DEFEND Phase Could Help Agencies Address Modernization, Interoperability Issues

Eric Trexler, vice president for global governments and critical infrastructure sales at Forcepoint, wrote in a commentary published Tuesday on Federal News Network that the Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation program’s transition to the third phase - Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense - could provide agencies an opportunity to address interoperability and modernization challenges. Such challenges were revealed in a survey of more than 200 federal civilian IT leaders conducted in August with research firm Market Connections.

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Greater Transparency Could Help Agencies Improve Cyber Trust

Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has said government agencies should build up trust when it comes to cybersecurity and one of the first steps is improving transparency with contractors. Trexler wrote in a Nextgov article published Friday that having “security trust ratings” could help agencies improve trust and achieve greater transparency.
 

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Government at Risk of Losing Cyber Talent Due to Partial Shutdown

Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has said the recent partial government shutdown impacted 800K federal employees, including cybersecurity workers in the public sector. “One of the greatest challenges to come out of the most recent shutdown is likely going to be the unmeasured loss of an entire generation of the best cybersecurity workers the government employs,” Trexler wrote in a Nextgov article published Friday.

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Automation, ‘National Guard’ Could Help Agencies Maintain Stable Cyber Workforce

Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has said agencies should initiate efforts to hire and retain a stable pool of cybersecurity professionals and one of those measures is to establish a cyber “National Guard.” Trexler wrote in a Nextgov article published Friday that the National Guard …

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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: CDM Program Could Help Federal Agencies Build Cyber Needs Into IT Efforts

Eric Trexler, vice president for global governments and critical infrastructure sales at Forcepoint, has said the Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation program launched by the Department of Homeland Security and the General Services Administration is an initial step in the integration of cybersecurity requirements into federal information technology efforts. Trexler wrote …

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Forcepoint Presents Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

Forcepoint called on its strategists, researchers and engineers to identify and discuss cybersecurity trends they forecast for the coming year and one of those predictions concerns with the Cloud Smart strategy. Eric Trexler, vice president of global government at Forcepoint, shared that more organizations will transition from Cloud First to Cloud Smart in 2020 but will remain “cloud dumb” when it comes to ensuring the security of their public cloud environments.

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Cybersecurity Representatives Provide Insights in Operationalizing New Offerings From CDM Program

Representatives from Booz Allen Hamilton and Forcepoint have said new developments in the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation program will help federal agencies further secure their networks, FedScoop reported Sunday. The third phase of CDM named DEFEND has allowed agencies to acquire more cybersecurity and data protection …

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GSA Unveils First Task Order for CDM Program Phase 3

The General Services Administration has begun to solicit proposals for the first task order under the third phase of a governmentwide effort to protect civilian government agency websites from cyber attacks, FCW reported Friday. The initial task order under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program Phase 3 will cover “Group …

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