Posts Tagged: cybersecurity

Technology Trendsetters Busting Through Risk Aversion

In the fast-paced world of technology, government often is the ham in the sandwich – one slice of bread is technological innovation and the other is budget restrictions and risk aversion. Finding balance between these opposing drives is an uphill battle, but many government agencies continue to step up to the challenge. 2014 marked anotherRead… Read more »

Breached, Broached, Broke – Hacked in 2014

Breaches, breaches, breaches everywhere! 2014 will go down in the history books as the year of the mega data breach. Don’t believe me? Take this not-so-fun fact in November the United States Postal Service was breached and more than 2.9 million potential customers were impacted. To put that number in context, in the same yearRead… Read more »

Ho, Ho, Hoax: Tips to Avoid Holiday Cyber Scams

It’s around dawn, and you wake up with excited butterflies in your stomach. This isn’t any normal morning. This is Christmas morning, and you know you definitely landed on Santa’s Nice List this year. Once the realization hits that it’s Christmas Day, the comforter flies off and feet hit the ground running toward the tree.Read… Read more »

How Can You Combat Insider Threats?

The following blog post is an excerpt from a recent GovLoop guide: Your Cybersecurity Crash Course. We solicited the GovLoop community to learn their top cyber challenges and the report, we answer 12 of their most pressing cyber questions. Insider threats can have severe consequences, with victim organizations facing significant costs and damages. According to the FBI, the averageRead… Read more »

The Surprising Missing Link in Your Organization’s IT Security Strategy

Pop quiz: what’s the biggest cybersecurity threat to your IT system? A. Inadequate security technology B. Malicious employees C. You It might surprise you to learn the answer is often C. In light of the seemingly never-ending string of data breaches and cyber attacks in the news – from Target, to Home Depot, to celebrityRead… Read more »

Cybersecurity is About Context, Not Just People

The following blog post is an excerpt from a recent GovLoop guide: Your Cybersecurity Crash Course. We solicited the GovLoop community to learn their top cyber challenges. In the report, we answer 12 of their most pressing cyber questions. An interview with Philippe de Raet, Vice President of Strategic Alliances and Business Development, Experian Public Sector User authenticationRead… Read more »

Friday Night Cyber

Growing up in the suburbs of Columbus, one thing was crystal clear – Friday night was dedicated to our high school’s football game. No exceptions. You simply can’t grow up in Buckeye Country without having at least a passing interest in the game. Whether you knew the intricacies of the sweep play or you wereRead… Read more »

What Does it Mean to Be Secure?

The following blog post is an excerpt from a recent GovLoop guide: Your Cybersecurity Crash Course. We solicited the GovLoop community to learn their top cyber challenges and the report, we answer 12 of their most pressing cyber questions.   Maintaining and protecting valuable assets are two of government’s most important tasks. Your agency may very well hold crucialRead… Read more »