CISA released an emergency directive about a number of incidents concerning Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure tampering.
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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.
The government has a great need for managers to recognize the downstream impact of running an understaffed team. Managers face the challenge of balancing organizational goals, maintaining morale, prioritizing work efforts and reducing attrition.
When leaders have greater security awareness and understanding of cybersecurity risks, fully informed decisions can be made to apply mitigations and controls.
Common themes that make or break the success of the project are consistent. This includes how cybersecurity fits into the transformation. Every project has five phases and cybersecurity efforts must be a part of all of them.
Organizations must make closing the cybersecurity a focus area that is woven in their strategy plans. Alignment from the top down will drive progress in the right direction.
Whether a current service member or a veteran reentering the civilian workforce, look at cybersecurity training options.
Bank robbery as a metaphor for a cybersecurity breach to explain how bad guys get in, how they find valuable information, and how they get out with the goods.
It is true that increased sophistication of certain cyberattacks require equally serious emergency preparedness. But let’s not make it so easy for cyber criminals to take advantage of us by following a few simple guidelines to protect ourselves and the public organizations we work for.
The 15th Annual Symantec Government Symposium will bring together 800 attendees from the public and private sector on Tuesday, October 30 in Washington, D.C. to foster dialogue on the most pressing government cybersecurity challenges of today.