November 29, 2013    /    by

What's next for mobile payments?

A few years back, experts predicted that the smartphone would replace the wallet by now. The trouble is, most of these predictions were way too optimistic.

Google Wallet

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November 23, 2013    /    by

Top five mistakes new IT security leaders make

What traps do new security leaders face? How can they avoid them? Where can they go for help?

The new security leader

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November 16, 2013    /    by

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: The good, bad and ugly - with tips to help online

Everyone loves a deal. And geeks, nerds, government technology staff and cyber pros especially like deals on new technology.

Black Friday shopping

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November 10, 2013    /    by

Five reasons security is back as the top CIO priority

A familiar hot topic is back in the #1 priority slot for state CIOs. But why is cybersecurity back at the top of the 'must do' list?

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November 3, 2013    /    by

Why do many big IT projects fail in government?

As the eyes of the entire nation are focused on whether will regroup and still be successful. Skeptical citizens are raising wider questions on big government IT projects once again.

Website down

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October 26, 2013    /    by

Cybersecurity Industry Set to Grow Tenfold

Everyone knows that IT security is hot around the globe right now. But it's about to get much hotter, according to Richard Stiennon, who was the lunch keynote at the 2013 Michigan Cyber Summit yesterday.

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October 23, 2013    /    by

Watch the Michigan Cyber Summit Live

The 2013 Michigan Cyber Summit is Friday, October 25. You can watch it live on the Internet or access sessions on-demand after the event.

Michigan Cyber Summit 2013

The 2013 Michigan Cyber Summit will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013. The agenda is packed with experts from all over the world, and the opening keynote will be delivered by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. Governor Snyder is the former CEO of Gateway Computers and a recognized leader amongst Governors on matters pertaining to technology and cybersecurity. READ MORE

October 20, 2013    /    by

State CIOs answer questions on cybersecurity and disaster recovery (DR)

What do state government Chief Information Officers (CIOs) believe are the greatest enterprise risks in 2013?

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October 12, 2013    /    by

Data Leakage: Rogue IT problems and solutions

Is rogue IT threatening to cause a major breach?


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October 5, 2013    /    by

Unintended consequences: The government shutdown is hitting home in surprising ways

From home mortgages to university grants to interns enhancing their career prospects, the federal government shutdown of 2013 is hitting home - and hitting hard.