Connectivity requires standardization of tools and security mechanisms.
The connectivity across various institutions and their systems have been one of the greatest challenges to the digitalization of the public sector. Behind the buzzword “Hyper-connected public services”, there lies a goal to standardize processes under central IT management and legacy systems, with an aim to improve data sharing and service efficiency.
However, as public institutions become more interconnected, there are increased opportunities for hackers and espionage, especially since many platforms will run on cloud solutions. Read more about data security in the cloud for Government and Public Sector.
Therefore, there can be no trade-offs regarding security: when updating legacy systems, software, and infrastructure, a standardized, common ground for cybersecurity is required.
Utimaco provides certified cybersecurity and compliance solutions to the Government and Public Sector that ensure secure data sharing, reliable identity management, and data protection at all levels.