Posts Tagged: National Governors Association

Recruiting Cyber Soldiers

Take a backseat, weather – cybersecurity breaches are taking over headline news. From the Sony Pictures hack to the IRS data leak, these breaches are a growing concern to the private and public sector alike. According to a 2014 CNN report, cyber attacks involving government agencies increased a staggering 35 percent between 2010 and 2013.Read… Read more »

Governors plead for cooperation in addressing state, federal deficits

In a letter to Congress yesterday, the National Governors Association (NGA) requested that federal officials follow a handful broad “principles” in reducing the state-federal deficit. The letter comes amid rising concerns from some Congressional leaders that states are in danger of needing bailouts or initiating bankruptcy procedures. According to the NGA, twenty-nine new governors areRead… Read more »