As Georgia’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), David Allen has seen many ransomware attacks. In some cases, agencies have bounced back in days. In others, they’ve been reduced to using pen and paper.
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Texas CISO sat down to talk to GovLoop further about 2020 priorities, 2019 successes and how she finds the right cybersecurity team.
CIOs and CISOs should take note of the federal advocacy priorities released by NASCIO, which include aligning federal cybersecurity regulations.
With the start of the new year, the 2018 midterm elections may seem a long way behind us, but securing our elections is something that always must be in the forefront. It is a bipartisan issue that must be prioritized by our leaders to ensure our democracy is properly protected.
When leaders have greater security awareness and understanding of cybersecurity risks, fully informed decisions can be made to apply mitigations and controls.
The reality for many agencies is their leaders must make tough decisions in prioritizing where the limited funds should go. In some cases, that can leave cybersecurity capabilities with insufficient funds to meet future goals and objectives.
This interview is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent research guide, The Current State of Government’s Cybersecurity. When you think of a Chief Information Security Officer’s (CISO) job description, you probably think of something like “establish business objectives while overseeing the protection of an organization’s technological assets.” It all sounds pretty straight forward. But if you talkRead… Read more »
One of the most challenging and potentially rewarding jobs in government tech has been without a permanent leader since February. But OPM is hoping to fill its CIO position by the end of the summer. GovLoop sat down with OPM’s acting CIO and senior cyber adviser to get more details on the position.