IT security

Seven ways to modernize a cyber defense program

by • 11 months ago

A new industry guide highlights key capabilities that state agencies can implement to strengthen their cyber defense strategy.

How states are building smarter internet security out to the edge

by • 11 months ago

Cloudflare’s John Kaden discusses automation and bot management tools that give state and local agencies a more modern approach to infrastructure security.

Four ingredients to a successful security strategy

by • 1 year ago

It’s critical that public sector security systems and policies can protect against new cyberthreats. What types of attacks are on the rise and can IT leaders do about it?

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.

Using modern identity tools to limit fraud, waste and abuse

by • 1 year ago

Digital services for citizens are increasingly important. By using cloud-based identity tools, agencies can mitigate abuse of funds and help those most in need.

4 reasons SLTTs need network monitoring systems

by • 2 years ago

Ransomware attacks against state, local, tribal and territorial government entities are on the rise, requiring comprehensive cyberdefense programs that won’t break the bank.

Idaho governor calls for statewide cybersecurity standards in 2018

by • 4 years ago

Gov. "Butch" Otter says the state is doing everything it can to defend itself online, but it needs "continuing commitment."