Fortinet Federal Government Cybersecurity Solutions

February 10, 2020

U.S. federal agencies operate some of the world’s largest and most complex digital networks, but many of them rely on older, legacy technology for critical operations. Add to this the fact that the federal government is highly targeted by nationstate adversaries and traditional criminals alike, and the need for comprehensive cybersecurity protection is readily apparent. Fortinet provides a platform that enables end-to-end integration of an agency’s security architecture, and a broad suite of security and networking tools that addresses multiple use cases. An integrated security infrastructure allows for true automation of security processes, from detection to remediation.

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City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Municipal government serving 38,500 residents and at least as many visitors every day with six major service departments: Citizen Services, Development, Fire , Police , Parks & Recreation, and Public Works. Our 400 full-time and numerous part-time employees are committed to safety, infrastructure and quality of life in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

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2019 Report to Congress of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

whitePaper | November 14, 2019

Three significant anniversaries occurred in 2019. Seventy years ago, on October 1, 1949, Mao Zedong declared the founding of the People’s Republic of China and, as Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), was anointed the country’s paramount leader. Forty years ago, on January 1, 1979, the United States and the People’s Republic of China established diplomatic relations. And thirty years ago, on June 4, 1989, the leadership of the CCP, having declared martial law, sent troops to violently extinguish a peaceful protest, resulting in the Tiananmen Square massacre.

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Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century Organization Design Principles and Recommendations

whitePaper | January 21, 2020

When America’s Founders wrote the Constitution, they laid out a clear vision for the United States Government: to establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty. Moreover, they established Executive Branch organizations and structures to deliver on the Federal mission in ways appropriate to America’s needs at the time. Over successive generations, our Federal Government has evolved by expanding in scope and complexity to try to meet Americans’ needs. However, the organizational structures that underpin the Executive Branch have not always kept pace.

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Key tips to safeguard your government department

whitePaper | April 28, 2022

The Wall Street Journal called the hybrid workplace a “Cybersecurity Nightmare,” and characterized it as “a hacker’s dream—a constantly changing mix of office and remote workers, devices that move in and out of the company networks, and security staffs stretched thin.” The Wall Street Journal also briefly called out how organizations gain control over this environment – with strong identity-centric security and zero trust.

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How System Integrators address evolving Government ICT

whitePaper | December 1, 2022

The business of providing information and communications technology (ICT) integrations to governments has changed significantly over the past five years. Before the disruptions caused by the pandemic, government ICT requirements were well-understood. Most government departments were in the process of either starting or planning for a cloud-centric digital transformation that would enable more efficient operations and a more effective delivery of services to citizens. However, the onset of the pandemic derailed most of those plans when the key priority shifted to finding ways for government employees to continue to do their jobs remotely

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Freedom of Information Report: An authority on data protection for local government

whitePaper | March 22, 2021

As our societies become increasingly data-centric; data privacy, security and availability have never been so important. The diverse array of individuals and organisations local councils deal with must interact with each other and look up information in a secure, seamless way. This report, commissioned by Veeam®, will explore the current state of data management, protection, and disaster recovery practices in local councils and outline key learnings and recommendations to enable local governments to deal with their data more effectively.

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The State of Ransomware in State and Local Government 2022

whitePaper | September 19, 2022

Sophos' annual study of the real-world ransomware experiences of IT professionals in the state and local government sector has revealed an ever more challenging attack environment. Together with the growing financial and operational burden ransomware places on its victims, it also shines new light on the relationship between ransomware and cyber insurance - including how insurance drives changes to cyber defenses.

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City of Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Municipal government serving 38,500 residents and at least as many visitors every day with six major service departments: Citizen Services, Development, Fire , Police , Parks & Recreation, and Public Works. Our 400 full-time and numerous part-time employees are committed to safety, infrastructure and quality of life in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

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