When leaders have greater security awareness and understanding of cybersecurity risks, fully informed decisions can be made to apply mitigations and controls.
The stats speak for themselves. 52 percent of public sector organizations that were breached were attacked where a patch was available.
The agencies that protect the citizen data in their clouds the longest are the ones that best assess the risks facing them daily.
California recently became America’s first with laws mandating basic security standards for IoT devices. The move may inspire similar legislation elsewhere.
The Trump administration rolled out a new program aimed at retraining federal employees to fill open cybersecurity positions in the government.
GovLoop surveyed 113 public sector employees about the approach their agency is taking to track cybersecurity spend and how they are improving visibility.
Common themes that make or break the success of the project are consistent. This includes how cybersecurity fits into the transformation. Every project has five phases and cybersecurity efforts must be a part of all of them.
Organizations must make closing the cybersecurity a focus area that is woven in their strategy plans. Alignment from the top down will drive progress in the right direction.
Cloud-based security could be the future of user-focused identity and access management.
Organizations with multiple cloud environments are repeatedly losing track of where their data resides and what walls are surrounding it.