Palo Alto, Calif., to correct 'high-risk' cybersecurity flaws
City Council members in the Silicon Valley hub approved an audit that found the local government lacked a formalized disaster recovery plan.
How states are using data to manage cybersecurity risk
States are increasingly using data to improve how they address their biggest problems, including their biggest problem: managing cybersecurity risk.
West Virginia launches new IT risk and compliance platform
West Virginia announced it will use tools from the Canadian software firm Galvanize to automate processes around IT risk management and compliance.
North Dakota urges residents to take free cyber risk assessments
The state's cybersecurity education program now includes a free risk assessment tool that scores users on the risk level of their computing environments.
Virginia builds new model for quantifying cybersecurity risk
Where previously estimations and anecdotes sufficed, a new mathematical model will place precise dollar amounts on the IT security risks the state faces.
Cybersecurity tops state administrators' risk-management list
A recent survey sets the stage for government administrators, as many states are still evolving on how they manage risks to government operations.
GSA releases 'de-risking' handbook for state technology projects
Published on Github, the guide is designed to help non-technical budgeting officials grasp modern software-development best practices.
On cybersecurity, many local governments still lack strategic or disruption response plans
A new infographic from the Public Technology Institute shows that while local governments are increasingly adopting cybersecurity training for employees, they often lack cyber planning.
Why cyberthreat intelligence offers the best defense against agency cyberattacks
A new briefing report advises government IT leaders on how to gain an upper hand against cyberthreats by leaning on timely, accurate and relevant information.