March 9, 2014    /    by

Ten Recommendations for Security Awareness Programs

How do we improve the security culture in our organizations? It's time to take another look at what works for security awareness programs.

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How do we improve the security culture in our organizations? Our security team keeps coming back to that fundamental question, and we are constantly looking for ways to help. READ MORE

March 2, 2014    /    by

What's next for privacy?

RSA Conference sessions ask: Who can you really trust to protect your data online?

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February 21, 2014    /    by

What the 2014 RSA Conference means for government: Top things to do

Even if you are not going to California, you still need to pay attention.

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February 15, 2014    /    by

NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Five reasons why it matters for your infrastructure

This new approach matters more than most people realize.

February 8, 2014    /    by

After Target breach: Get ready for credit cards with chips and PINs (or EMV cards)

Yes, federal, state and local governments are impacted.

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After the major Target and Neiman Marcus security incidents, everyone is talking about data breaches – and rightfully so. READ MORE

January 30, 2014    /    by

Look to Israel for new cybersecurity ideas, innovation, partnerships and inspiration

CyberTech 2014 demonstrates disruptive tech solutions

On Monday, January 27, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the stage as the opening keynote speaker at the CyberTech 2014 conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. However, the words that he said and the conference which he lead, offered a vital message to the public and private sectors in the USA and around the world. Federal, state and local governments need to pay attention to the remarkable accomplishments unfolding on the other side of the world. READ MORE

January 18, 2014    /    by

The 2013 National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP)

Why it matters to a community near you.

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January 12, 2014    /    by

A mission for big data in government: How hyper-personalization can transform customer service

What do we really do with all that data we collect in government? The answer must be to improve customer service and provide a radical transformation in the way governments interact with residents. Anything less will bring big problems. Here's why.

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January 5, 2014    /    by

Can computer security be easier? It depends

Quick Pop Quiz: Don't worry, this will be easy.

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December 28, 2013    /    by

14 Predictions on Government IT for 2014

7 Predictions for optimists and 7 predictions for pessimists for government IT in 2014.

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As we head into 2014, there has never been a greater divergence between the optimists and pessimists in society on a wide range of issues. Government technology, infrastructure and cybersecurity topics are no exception to this wide-ranging online debate regarding our future. READ MORE