Cybersecurity

GovLoop’s 20 Innovations that Mattered in 2013 – Did Your Agency Make the List?

Announcing GovLoop’s Latest Resource “20 Innovations that Mattered in 2013” DOWNLOAD HERE The end of the year means two things: setting unrealistic New Year’s resolutions and endless retrospectives. While we can’t force you to put down the cake and pick up a carrot, we can help you to do your job better by highlighting someRead… Read more »

Checking in on the States – Big IT developments in 2013

The end of the year means two things: setting unrealistic New Year’s resolutions and endless retrospectives. While we can’t force you to put down the cake and pick up a carrot, we can help you do your job better by highlighting some of the biggest and best innovations to come out of government in theRead… Read more »

The Education Gap: Preparing for the Cyber Threat – Plus Your Weekend Reads

The missing link in cybersecurity may not be stronger firewalls or continuous monitoring, but the skills gap that currently exists with cyber pros. DorobekINSIDER Live wanted to get to the bottom of the problem during an impressive panel featuring: (Listen to the archive here): Ron Ross, Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology’sRead… Read more »

GTRA SecureGOV Technology Council Meeting – December 8 – 10 – Lansdowne, Leesburg, VA

Please join us! GTRA SecureGOV Technology Council Meeting December 8 – 10, 2013 Lansdowne 44050 Woodridge Parkway, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 http://govtechcouncil.org/index.php/council-meeting/december-2013 Security in a New Federal Landscape: Priorities, Technologies & Innovation Securing our nation’s IT assets and systems has been complicated by a lack of resources, less ownership of systems & infrastructure due to theRead… Read more »

Pentagon Looks to DMI-Fixmo Team for Mobile Infrastructure

Digital Management Inc. has partnered with Fixmo Inc. to help the Defense Information Systems Agency manage and secure mobile devices under a $16 million contract. DMI will use Fixmo’s technology to secure DISA’s mobile devices connecting to the Defense Department’s networks as part of the Mobile Device Management and Mobile Application Store programs, Fixmo saidRead… Read more »

Alexander Kott: Army Research Lab to Work With Academia on Cyber Problems

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has formed an alliance with the private and academic sectors with the goal of preventing cyber attacks on military computer networks. The Cybersecurity Collaborative Research Alliance will work to study the human elements of cybersecurity and develop methods to assess and detect risks to the Army’s infrastructure, ARL said Thursday.Read… Read more »

Patrick Gallagher, Michael Daniel Ask for Draft Cyber Guidelines Input

The White House and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are collecting feedback on a preliminary set of cybersecurity standards for the private sector. This voluntary framework seeks to provide commercial and government organizations a common language to share cyber risk management strategies, according to a White House blog post published Tuesday by NISTRead… Read more »

What do you think of Michigan’s New Volunteer Cyber Civilian Corps?

Over the weekend, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced a new Cyber Civilian Corps program to tap community expertise to strengthen his state’s cybersecurity posture. The membership will consist of public-sector and private-sector volunteers to help monitor and respond to cyber security threats. What do you think the move to use volunteers to help with governmentRead… Read more »

Half of Government Employees Fear Phishing Attacks

In our recent GovLoop survey, we found that 49% of respondents are most concerned about phishing attacks. Below, I wanted to share a case study from our recent guide, Winning the Cybersecurity Battle, and offer 3 solutions to avoid falling victim to cyber attacks. We’ve all probably received an email that is a phishing attempt.Read… Read more »