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Keeping the Stars and Stripes secure

Cybersecurity in the government sector has dominated the headlines the past couple years. Should we be concerned? What’s the reality, how did we get here, and what should government entities focus on moving forward?

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Insuring Uncle Sam’s cyber risk

The insurance sector needs to have panel members that are already cleared and approved by the DoD in advance of a cyber incident being reported and arguably before coverages are agreed upon within the four corners of an insurance...

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The Top 3 cyber priorities for DOD’s incoming CIO

The DOD’s new top IT executive Dana Deasy will be an important cog in DOD’s big push toward universal defense cloud adoption, facilitating organizational changes that will make the military’s cyber defense more streamlined and...

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NY DFS, NIST and NAIC align on multi-factor authentication in financial services

The actions taken by the New York DFS, NIST and NAIC reinforce the need for financial services – and all enterprises for that matter – to leverage modern technologies to protect sensitive information.

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Are shared services the answer to data protection?

There are still some issues to be addressed before everyone will be fully on board with the idea of shared services in government. But because the government is increasingly moving to the cloud, the sooner everyone is on board, the...

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CIO Leadership Live with Joel Jacobs, CIO at MITRE Corp. | Ep 4

Show host Maryfran Johnson talks with CIO Joel Jacobs of MITRE Corp., a private non-profit research organization that provides consulting, engineering, and technical services for numerous federal government agencies. A big part of its...

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Why the cybersecurity industry is failing government

One problem is that tech companies still try to force-fit their commercial applications into the federal space. But that's not the only issue...

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U.S. Cyber Command gains status | Salted Hash Ep 1, Pt 2

Reporters Steve Ragan and Fahmida Rashid discuss the implications of the U.S. Cyber Command's recent elevation in status, putting it on the same level as the military’s other functional combatant commands.

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