Gartner Research

Government Classified Data Reforms Continue to Boost Data Protection and Drive Cross-Domain Security

Published: 27 December 2012

ID: G00234513

Analyst(s): Steve Hawald


This research examines cross-domain security options and classified information strategies for government CIOs, CISOs and IT planning leaders seeking to secure their networks in compliance with White House Executive Order 3587 for sharing data securely.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • White House EOs to protect classified data and information on networks and CIs are prompting all government senior officials to reshape security processes for securing classified information from cyberattack and unauthorized use
  • The need for sharing classified or sensitive data with robust CDSs at high security levels has extended beyond military and intelligence domains to include civilian agencies and trusted partners
  • Broader government demand for high security levels for information management is driving the need to improve CDS COTS offerings with data transfer solutions

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