State and Local Government Data Security
Enable smart cities and transparency while reducing risk, complexity, and cost.
State and local government agencies around the world are adopting innovations to provide better digital services while reducing risk, complexity, and cost of operations. From IoT connectivity that can provide real-time traffic and safety data to big data and artificial intelligence that can provide better governance and efficiencies, technology platforms are transforming governance and enabling the “Smart Cities” of the future.
But the digitalization of government services make the growing incidence of cyber-attacks an even bigger risk for agencies around the world. Legislation and mandates at the federal, state, and local levels bring new complexities to compliance and raise the importance of following best practices to protect sensitive data.
Apply policy-based data-access security based on granular rules and allow citizens to access data and use digital services online instead of waiting in long lines at offices.
The State of Hawaii is making more and more of its data accessible to the public under the open government initiative. Learn how Ciphertrust Transparent Encryption enabled encryption-as-a-service across the State and achieved secure access by thousands of users across multiple departments and facilities.
Simplify user access to cloud services, streamline cloud identity management, and eliminate password hassles for IT and users while providing a single pane view of access events across your app estate to ensure that the right user has access to the right application at the right level of trust.
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, a local governing board in the UK, was providing remote access for over a thousand users but wanted to increase that number improve service quality. Learn how Thales enabled 30% lower support costs and reduced risk of cyber attacks with fully-automated cloud access management with strong authentication.
Digitalization of services and digital IDs can dramatically increase government efficiency and ability to comply with regulations. However, these initiatives need strong security as their foundation to maintain trust and ensure adoption. Thales Hardware Security Modules (HSM) protect transactions, identities, and applications by securing cryptographic keys and provisioning encryption, decryption, and authentication.
The Antwerp Port Authority needed to establish and maintain a secure and trusted electronic invoicing solution to comply with the European Directive on Invoicing requirements. Thales, allowed the Antwerp Port Authority to leverage their IT investments and apply a compliant security solution that guarantees the authenticity and integrity of electronic invoices.
Protect data in motion with solutions that provide a single platform to encrypt everywhere, from network traffic between IoT devices and data centers to backup and disaster recovery sites, whether on premises or in the cloud.
A County Sheriff’s Office needed to encrypt its critical data-in-transit, ensuring CJIS compliance while still maintaining network performance and simplicity. Thales helped ensure that their voice, video, and data communications are secure as they share sensitive information with authorized parties in different facilities.
Digital government initiatives are driving the adoption of a wide range of new technologies and platforms but making agencies more vulnerable to damaging cyber attacks. Learn how governments can offer better services by accelerating digital transformation while reducing the risk of cyber attacks, complexity, and cost.Read More About Accelerating Government Transformation
Due to the unexpected situation of Coronavirus outbreak, officials at Cheonan City Hall needed an encryption solution to build a stable system in a short period of time. CipherTrust Transparent Encryption from Thales gives Cheonan City Hall excellent performance for data protection while remaining compatible with the existing environments.
Underscores the importance of protecting the Federal Government’s computer systems. It has led organizations across the nation to review their cybersecurity practices, and it establishes consistent guidelines that they need to implement in the short, mid and long term.
Ransomware attacks have been a problem for years, but they have recently become a lot more damaging, with criminals targeting everything from critical infrastructure to hospitals and retailers, and demanding tens of millions of dollars in ransom.
National governments around the world and many of their member states and local jurisdictions have enacted laws regulating the data security of the personal, strategic, and other sensitive data these governments hold.
Thales Trusted Cyber Technologies’ (TCT) mission is to provide innovative solutions to protect the most vital data from the core, to the cloud, to the field for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies across the U.S. Federal Government.