Even with the sudden shift of circumstance, security experts had already foreseen the eventual need for distributed, remotely applied security.
Posts Tagged: Virginia
A lot goes into an effective cybersecurity strategy, but many rank-and-file, business-side employees are often surprised at their centrality to defending against cyber threats.
Data can be hard to get excited about if it’s just sitting on a website, in a graph, or on a worksheet. What’s the big fuss? In today’s GovLoop training ‘Get In The Data Game’, the closing keynote shared an example of how to actually use that big data to help the government do its jobRead… Read more »
Public and private companies alike have been wrestling with the pros and cons of BYOD for a while now, but the state of Virginia is pushing forward to not only have some of its agencies adopt BYOD policies, but to make it statewide. The Virginia Technologies Agency (VITA) “has established a platform for bringing stateRead… Read more »
If you’re the President, can you say no to this? Of course not!! 🙂 Have a great rest of your weekend!! 🙂
Yesterday, the Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities program announced the winning counties in this year’s survey competition to identify leaders in the digital field. Four winners were named in various population categories. These four leading communities implemented new initiaties this year that created positive results and cost savings for, despite scarce funding.Read… Read more »
Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a Tech Town Hall hosted by the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and Microsoft. The event brought together Virginia U.S. Senate candidates George Allen and Tim Kaine, along with a number of business leaders like Jim Sheaffer, President, North American Sector, CSC; Dendy Young, Managing Partner, McLeanRead… Read more »
Residents of Virginia will now have a new option to help with their end of life planning. The Commonwealth and Microsoft have partnered to create an Advance Health Care Directive Registry (AHCDR). Residents can create an advanced health care directive free of charge and have it available online no matter where they are. Documents inRead… Read more »
Everyday, we have our military, law enforcement officials, and government workers (at all levels of government… federal, state, and local) put themselves out there in danger when they are in the line of duty. Today was no different. Deriek W. Crouse, a Virginia Tech campus police officer, was shot and killed during a routine trafficRead… Read more »
According to an article in GovTech, they are both rappers. After West Virginia’s Office of Security and Controls won NASCIO’s 2011 recognition award for the “Risk Management Initiatives” category, West Virginia’s chief information security officer, Jim Richards III, submitted a video to NASCIO about the agency’s IT projects to be shown at the association’s awardsRead… Read more »