Governments must prioritize risk management, secure vital infrastructure, and safeguard individuals in the face of escalating global problems and rising physical and cyber hazards. Cyberattacks against the government increased 95% in 2022, according to CloudSek. Whatever the circumstance, government operations are expected to continue, and residents will be kept safe. Data security, sovereignty, and service availability are more crucial than ever in the current global environment.
Modernizing security systems to strengthen cybersecurity resiliency has taken on new urgency at federal agencies following the Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity.
Government agencies find themselves immersed in the complexities of a dynamic IT environment in a landscape characterized by ongoing digital transformation and the ever-evolving realm of technology. Their mission-critical objectives demand efficient and secure solutions. This whitepaper squarely addresses the immediate imperative for establishing resilient and secure IT systems within the domain of a prominent federal agency with a mandate spanning housing and urban development. While the agency’s identity remains unmentioned, its formidable challenges reverberate throughout the broader spectrum of government entities. Federal agencies missions encompasses a multifaceted approach to enhancing the quality of life for millions of citizens. This endeavor entails managing vast amounts of data, facilitating crucial interactions between citizens and government, and ensuring the security and availability of sensitive information. However, these noble objectives are without their formidable challenges