Tips to improve cybersecurity with a data-analytics nerve center
New report shows how coordinated, data-driven security platforms can help state IT leaders fortify cybersecurity defense against potential threats.
NYC Cyber Command may win a permanent spot in city government
The move would codify cybersecurity as one of the services the city government provides to its nearly 9 million residents.
San Francisco accuses former IT employees of nepotism in awarding cybersecurity contract
A lawsuit from the city attorney alleges that former officials steered a $1.2 million contract to a firm where one of their husbands worked as a sales director.
Cybersecurity takes yet another slot on NASCIO's Top Ten Priorities list for 2019
"Identity and Access Management" has debuted on the list as a top priority for state chief information officers.
Cybersecurity, consolidation mature in Alaska as new governor takes office
Alaska CISO Shannon Lawson says the state is now preparing to make an unprecedented investment in cybersecurity tools from a variety of vendors.
Cybersecurity for K-12 could be South Dakota IT's next big move
State CIO Pat Snow says the state is looking to expand its services portfolio in a way few other states have.
Maryland election systems hosted by Russia-linked firm were not compromised, DHS says
Federal investigators found no unauthorized access or statistical anomalies in network activity that would suggest malicious behavior. The state is moving the system to a new data center.
Ransomware spree against Atlanta, Newark and others leads to indictment of 2 Iranians
The Justice Department charged two Iranian citizens with developing and deploying the SamSam ransomware virus that extracted more than $6 million from its victims and cost millions more in damage.
California's deadly wildfires present opportunity for email scammers
The gift card schemes are very low-tech, but they take advantage of people's sympathies after a deadly natural disaster, an email security consultant says.