Feds Can Achieve Better Security Through Network Segmentation


Keeping pace with growing cyber threats is an uphill battle for Federal agencies as network complexity increases and the boundaries of networks extend to systems and devices not always under the control of their IT organizations.

Most of today’s government networks are built to allow devices to access resources on the network, including devices from branch offices and workers on remote PCs or laptop computers. If not appropriately configured and secured, these devices could open the door for adversaries to compromise other devices on the network.