Three Ways to Limit the Cybersecurity Impact of the Government Shutdown

Credential Compromise Hacking Risk

As many of you may have read in the news recently, the government shutdown has had a negative impact on both federal and enterprise security. Krebs on Security has reported possible consequences the government shutdown on the talent pool, such as federal employees actively being recruited by the private sector, as well as delays on security clearances. Duo Security’s news arm, Decipher, has also done a great job laying out potential government shutdown impacts on enterprise security, including delays on NIST guidelines and standards, and closure of FIPS validation sites.