IT Security in Government

Strategies to drive better outcomes from existing security programs

by • 1 year ago

Security advisor Wendy Nather discusses a recent study correlating key security strategies to statistically greater program outcomes — and what that means to state leaders.

Using modern authentication controls to mitigate fraud risks

by • 1 year ago

Fraud can quickly drain state and local agency resources. However, with modern authentication controls, CIOs and CISOs can mitigate fraud and security risks.

The value of data to inform modern technology investments

by • 1 year ago

The pandemic uncovered many agencies’ greatest vulnerabilities in delivering citizen services, but modern data platforms can help leaders create better investment strategies.

How to strengthen security concerns despite budget constraints

by • 2 years ago

The coming year does not look promising for state budgets, but agencies can turn to managed services to lower costs and improve security.

The future of network security with SASE solutions

by • 2 years ago

How state agencies can ensure trusted access to applications by remote users through implementing security inspection at the application layer.

State and local partnerships boost efforts to combat cyber risks

by • 2 years ago

Collaborative partnerships among state and local agencies, and their industry counterparts, are helping leaders tackle cybersecurity threats amid workforce shortages.

Minimizing cyber risk with improved data backup and recovery

by • 2 years ago

Cyberthreats against state and local agencies are forcing leaders to fortify their defenses. Faster, more modern data backup and recovery is part of the solution, says one IT expert.

Collaboration gives state, local government advantage on cybersecurity

by • 4 years ago

The lack of competition between state and local governments gives them the unique position to share threat intelligence and data in a way the private sector cannot.