As the government’s complete reliance on digital technologies expands, it becomes harder to secure the growing network of new devices, IT systems and cloud solutions. In short, the network is the mission.
Posts Tagged: Enterprise Risk Management
The need for risk management in government has grown along with agencies’ digital footprints. As complexity increases, so does vulnerability.
To help other government officials understand risk and their role in minimizing it, Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) created Risk Management Scorecards that have fostered communication — and security — since 2015.
Agencies need a unified approach to managing digital risks to securely and efficiently operate in today’s digital environment.
Worried about romaine? Blockchain can help government tackle the food safety challenge with greater end-to-end transparency and accountability.
A culture of cybersecurity is when there is top down support for cybersecurity, it is ingrained in and fully integrated all aspects of the mission, and all employees have a mindset of security in everything they do.
This approach enables you to replace fear and doubt with data and information. It also allows you to provide insights into your organization’s risk posture, keeps your boss from going fetal, and lets you live to fight another day– which is the main thing.
The Office of Management and Budget released in July a long-awaited update to their guidance to agencies on steps they should take to manage – not avoid — expected and unexpected risks to their operations
Do self confident, optimistic leaders ask this question often enough, at the right time? Risk experts Doug Webster and Tom Stanton think not. Writing in a new report for the IBM Center for The Business of Government, they observe: “The front pages of national newspapers constantly report on actions by private companies, federal leaders, orRead… Read more »
The Office of Federal Student Aid put in place the first formalized risk management framework in the federal government, starting its efforts in 2004. What does it look like? How did they do it? One former federal leader, Todd Grams, observes that agencies that ignore risk are actually creating risk. Not surprisingly, there has beenRead… Read more »