Posts Tagged: Cisco

Before, During and After an Attack: An Integrated Strategy for Cybersecurity [New Report]

The world of cybersecurity is immense. The jargon surrounding the subject is nearly as varied. Here are a few examples: There’s malware, damage, espionage, regulation, education, viruses, advanced persistent threats, partners, reputation insider threats – and that’s just a small sample. Adding to this complexity is a common disconnect between technology experts within the organization,… Read more »

To Transform Your Technology, First Transform Your Organization

A few days ago, we highlighted King County’s governmental offices’ transition to cloud computing. We threw around a bit of tech jargon as well – virtualization, software as a service, and legacy systems. However, for King County, the technology simply served as an enabler for the changes currently taking shape. The real transformation took place… Read more »

Clouds Over King County, Washington

It looks like there are clouds moving into King County, Washington. And while clouds normally mean rain in the Pacific Northwest, in this case we’re talking about a major organizational and technological change. King County, home of Seattle, is the largest county in the state of Washington and home to tech giants Microsoft and Amazon…. Read more »

Innovations that Matter: The Future of Public Sector IT Consumption [New GovLoop Guide]

It’s hard to believe that, just a few years ago, most government employees could only access email from their primary desktop computers. Even those with the ability to access their enterprise e-mail accounts from other devices could only view new messages; archives were stored locally on their desktops. Now it is possible to check email… Read more »

How State and Local Leaders are Innovating with Technology

“There’s always going to be new technology. We must innovate to do more with less” – Brent Nair, CIO, Memphis Last week, Cisco and Consero hosted their Virtual Government IT Forum, the first in a series of online discussions between state and local government visionaries. The focus on the online session (which you can still… Read more »

State/Local Government Innovators- Virtual IT Forum

In local government, leaders are focused on two main things- saving money and engaging citizens. Although that is always the main focus, it is easier said than done. So how do you actually do this? Innovation. Innovative technology is enabling government leaders to make more strategic, data-driven decisions and work smarter, not harder, even with… Read more »