Government must keep pace with accelerating change while supporting a workforce that does not change very fast, according to Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel. The focus then is how do agencies increase cyber awareness among all employees — even their security experts.
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Assuming you’ve already developed a streamlined user interface (UI), it’s time to start centering your attention on the behind-the-scenes processes that will help you build and maintain that connection between governments and citizens.
By: John W. Lainhart and Christopher Ballister In early 2015, George Washington University established the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security (CCHS) – a nonpartisan “think and do” tank. CCHS’ mission is to carry out policy-relevant research and analysis on cybersecurity, homeland security and counterterrorism issues. By bringing together domestic and international policymakers and practitioners… Read more »
To be effective in their security efforts, agencies must be proactive — using cyber analytics and cognitive-based systems to develop true security intelligence.
Have you ever wished for a crystal ball that would magically show you the future? What would you do with that knowledge? We can’t promise you a crystal ball, but Alec Ross, former Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and current Fellow at Johns Hopkins University, is releasing his book, Industries… Read more »
The government launched a new resource Dec. 1 that allows people to verify if they are one of the 21.5 million individuals affected by the massive Office of Personnel Management cyber hack.
The data collected, saved, utilized, and disseminated from the public is an essential part of government’s backbone. But at the same time, the government must be good stewards of the data. It’s their job to secure constituents’ data. But with great data collection comes even greater responsibility. In the 21st century, American citizens are demanding… Read more »
A dangerous precedent is emerging, one that preaches the idea that because security measures aren’t foolproof and cyberattacks will happen, it’s more important to focus on reaction than prevention.
There is no shortage of information on the interwebs about the massive Office of Personnel and Management breach that left computer systems and data exposed to hackers. The hard part is cutting through the jargon and speculation to understand what happened and what this hack means for you, especially if you’re one of the 4… Read more »
More than 20 years ago, then-Sen. William S. Cohen issued an investigative report billed as “Computer Chaos: Billions Wasted on Federal Computer Systems.” That report spurred the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, which created the role of agency chief information officers in the hopes of improving how government spends billions of dollars on information technology. In… Read more »