CIOs Talking Cybersecurity – Plus the 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: We don’t have to tell you about the challenges facing public sector IT – was just one of the more visible procurement hurdles. The Public Spend Forum has published a study, “Billions in the Balance: Removing Barriers to Competition and Driving Innovation in Public Sector IT Markets,” – and theRead… Read more »

On the Frontlines of Government’s Technological Transformation

In 1975 we saw the invention of the personal computer. In 2002 the first wave of smartphones hit the market. In 2008 the federal government considered cloud computing for the first time. James Sills has been witness to it all. And for the past five years, Sills has been the chief information officer for theRead… Read more »

Another One Bites the Dust? Cybersecurity Done Right on DorobekINSIDER Live

A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER was held Wednesday. We’re LIVE! We host these events once each month this year. The idea is simple: get smart people together and share ideas — because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared. Let’s get one thing straight, your data is atRead… Read more »

Looking Inside the Maple Leaf – How Canada Does Transparency

How many potholes have been filled this spring in your city? Are buses arriving on time this weekend? What’s the number of business licenses granted in the past month? How fast are emergency vehicles responding on-scene to accidents? These are just examples of questions citizens ask their local government on an everyday basis. Frequently, findingRead… Read more »

BYOD Moves Ahead in Government – Can You Catch Up?

Bring your own device (BYOD) is changing the technology landscape in government. With a flood of consumer devices entering the workplace, the public sector is looking at ways to use the BYOD concept to improve communications strategies, cut costs, increase employee productivity, and transform collaboration across government agencies. And it’s working. The BYOD program atRead… Read more »

Improving IT Security Through Implementing Sound Enterprise IT Governance

This article was originally posted on the IBM Center for the Business of Government Blog by Dan Chenok and John Lainhart. In the face of ever-increasing cybersecurity risks, significant attention is being paid toward improving preparedness and response of agencies, vulnerabilities and threats. throughout the public sector. Two ways to go about supporting these activitiesRead… Read more »

Cybersecurity: Experts’ Concerns — and Advice

At GovLoop’s latest live event on cybersecurity, a panel of experts gathered to discuss the myriad challenges that the government and organizations face when it comes to being prepared for cyberattacks. But it wasn’t all doom and gloom — each participant also offered up concrete tips on what you can do today to start creatingRead… Read more »

How being TACIT Can Help Your Cybersecurity Efforts

Cybersecurity has emerged as a key priority for information technology leaders. From the top levels of government, pressures are increasing to protect U.S. critical infrastructure and collaborate across sectors. But being secure isn’t just about thwarting attacks – it’s also about being prepared to react once you fall victim to a cyberattack. Dealing with cybersecurityRead… Read more »