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Business Challenges Increasingly, federal, state, and local governments look to cloud technologies to improve employee productivity and collaboration as well as save money. However, these institutions are held to the highest standards when it comes to compliance and legal regulations. In adopting cloud services, security considerations task government institutions with three primary imperatives: Comply with Regulations Government agencies must adhere closely to compliance mandates around a wide range of regulations, including protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Protect Sensitive Data Government institutions hold a great deal of sensitive information, including the compliance-specific information described above, but also extending to typical business-related information sets, such as employee records, nancials, and intellectual property. Ensuring access to and distribution of this data is controlled is essential to the vitality of the organization, and avoiding tangible reputation damage typically seen as a result of a security breach. Defend Against Cyber threats Given the many valuable information payloads residing within government agencies' cloud environments, cyber criminals target government institutions with increasing frequency and persistence. To combat cyber threats, government agencies must be able to rapidly identify suspicious behavior and equip themselves with the tools to respond accordingly. Why Cisco? • Most effective protection • Simplest to deploy and manage • Most open platform • Most reliable Key features Cloudlock • User and Entity Behavior Analytics • Cloud Data Loss Prevention • OAuth-Connected Apps Firewall Umbrella Investigate • A live graph of global & historical internet activity • Pivot through attackers' infrastructures • Enrich your SIEM data and speed up workflows © 2017 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cloud Security for Government DATA S H E E T Cisco cloud security: effective security made simple Cisco's cloud offerings helps government organizations use and monitor cloud apps with Cisco Cloudlock, and proactively hunt threats that may pose a risk on your network and valuable data with Investigate. The Cisco cloud security suite enables consistent security policies and enforcement, up-to-date threat intelligence, greater scalability, and improved performance. The result: government agencies are able to foster a productive and collaborative environment, all while maintaining a highly secure and compliant environment.

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