Federal Agencies Should Use MEGABYTE Act to Enhance Their Cybersecurity

To protect your network, you have to know your network. This maxim is at the foundation of everything we do at Tanium. That’s why we were thrilled when, last month, the President signed into law a bill that will require federal agencies to do exactly that – get to know their network. The MEGABYTE Act...

Election Update: Cyber Edition

Election hacking is yet again in the spotlight. This week, the Washington Post reported that U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are investigating a potential covert Russian operation to disrupt the November elections. This follows the news from last week that two states’ election databases were breached – only the latest in a long summer...

Time to Upgrade Federal IT: Pass the ITMF

Imagine running your business on computer systems from the 1980s or 90s. You would fail. Yet, that’s precisely where government is today — trying to tackle 21st-century problems with 20th-century technology. As US CIO Tony Scott pointed out recently, the U.S. government spends nearly 80 percent of its IT budget on maintaining legacy systems and more...

The Time to Change Federal Cybersecurity is Now

This week, Federal CIO Tony Scott is expected to release a public report on ideas submitted from industry, government and academia to the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), a public-private partnership, for how agencies can stay ahead of and recover from cyber attacks. The report is a milestone in the race...

Improving Federal Cybersecurity is a Shared Responsibility

Today marks the start of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the fifth anniversary of the Stop.Think.Connect campaign, the federal government’s initiative to educate Americans on how to be safer online. To demonstrate the gravity of our current cyber security landscape, simply start asking around. Not only are our national security and economy threatened, but...

Tanium Ready to Help Federal Agencies Win the Cybersecurity Sprint

As a result of the recent OPM hack that may have compromised the personal information of as many as 18 million retired and current Federal employees, Tony Scott, United States Chief Information Officer, launched a mandatory 30-day Cybersecurity Sprint that requires Federal agencies to take several steps to help better protect Federal information and assets...

Tanium Takes on Public Sector with New DC-area Office

Government agencies are under more pressure than ever to do more with less — smaller budgets, fewer resources. Yet, the increasing speed, frequency and sophistication of today’s cyber threats pose a significant challenge to the federal, state and local governments charged with protecting sensitive public data and critical infrastructure. As we’ve witnessed with the latest IRS and...