Posts Tagged: symantec

In Review: President Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Obama’s long awaited executive order on cyber security was released earlier this month. Along with the Executive Order, Improving Critical Infrastructure: Cybersecurity, the administration also released a companion policy directive for federal agencies. Although both documents are a step in the right direction for security efforts, legislative action by Congress remains essential to combatRead… Read more »

How to Avoid Hidden Costs of the Cloud

Post Highlights Symantec releases report identifying hidden costs of cloud adoption Leadership and training is key to keeping data and information safe in the cloud Rogue cloud implementation and back up and recovery are important strategies to consider Agencies have been looking at cloud computing as a way to reduce waste, increase efficiency and cutRead… Read more »

Are you a Gov IT Professional? Check out just launched as a go-to resource for any government IT professional involved in cybserSecurity. It’s main feature is an on-line assessment of cybersecurity skills to determine whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced, and it also has a broad variety of resources, ranging from “Cybersecurity for Dummies” to detailed technical papers on everyRead… Read more »

The next steps in cyber security

Did you know this is the seventh annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month? Get out your protective gear and we’ll relate what we learned about cyber security from Gigi Schumm of Symantec at FedTalks 2010. If you go back seven years ago to 2003 the big viruses were blaster and slammer. In those olden daysRead… Read more »

Sweet Gov Conf Tweets – Symantec Government Symposium (#symgovsym)

This conference was held June 16, 2009 in Washington, DC. Below are the Twitter-related statistics for the conference along with the stream: Top Contributors 1. @gkrew – 47 2. @dslunceford – 17 3. @lpamelaa – 17 4. @symantecnews – 8 5. @krazykriz – 7 6. @JMGOVIT – 7 7. @jjesse – 6 8. @wamurray –Read… Read more »