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?

Emergency Operations

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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.

September 29, 2013    /    by

Governors Release Compelling Cyber Roadmap for States

The NGA released a new compelling strategy paper called Act and Adjust: A Call to Action for Governors for Cybersecurity.

NGA Meeting in Washington

National Governors Association (NGA) Cybersecurity Meeting on Capitol Hill   (Left to right: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, NGA Executive Director Dan Crippen and Major General William N. Reddell III) READ MORE

September 22, 2013    /    by

October Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Boom or Shutdown Bust?

Another National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) begins on October 1, 2013, and this could be the best or one of the worst ever. This is why...

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September 14, 2013    /    by

Cybersecurity intelligence and new legislation: What's next?

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) organization just held an excellent summit on CSPAN that is worth a second look.

U.S. Intelligence

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September 9, 2013    /    by

Full Inbox: How spam is making a comeback

Spam is back. But this new spam is harder to deal with. Here are some tips to help.

September 1, 2013    /    by

'Major cyber event' coming, says Secretary Napolitano

Outgoing Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano warned that a major cyber attack is coming

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano

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August 26, 2013    /    by

Dreaming big on new technology: Future or fantasy?

There have been a number of futuristic technology ventures recently announced that are either visionary game-changers or a huge waste of money.

The Geminids by fotopedia/Sergiu Bacioiu


There have been a number of futuristic technology ventures recently announced that are either visionary game-changers or a huge waste of money. Internet tycoons are spending large amounts on these grandiose schemes, and the media is reporting on these bold attempts to go where no man or woman has ever gone before. Could these ideas become our new infrastructure a decade or two from now? Are we witnessing the next Thomas Edison in action? READ MORE