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.
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.
Four-point plan highlights how central logging can improve cyber-resilience
Report urges agencies to look beyond traditional security technologies and capture four key sets of data to improve their overall security posture.
Though ransomware persists in government — often unreported — experts say things are looking up
As high-profile attacks like Atlanta's grab headlines, experts tell StateScoop that both the level of awareness and resources available to local governments are on the rise.
Connecticut calls its new Cybersecurity Action Plan a 'call to arms'
The document outlines new programs and provides guidance to public and private institutions across the state.
Improving cybersecurity visibility at state and local government agencies
Report highlights security gaps in state and local government networks as IT leaders manage an increasing diversity of computing assets.
How to strengthen security seamlessly with cloud
State and local government agencies are turning to cloud to streamline and strengthen their organizations' cybersecurity efforts.