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 •  November 30, 2017

Commentary: Tanium Security Director Andre McGregor draws on his experience with the FBI to lend state and local government tech teams advice for keeping their networks and data secure. Looking back at the hundred-plus FBI cyber investigations and victim notifications I’ve worked over the past decade, without a doubt, the most concerning and most...

StateScoop

 •  November 20, 2017

The initiative forms additional structure around information and resource sharing efforts between government entities, private businesses and universities. To further cross-sector coordination and resource sharing around cybersecurity, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced a new initiative on Monday that will advance goals of legislation passed earlier...

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 •  November 16, 2017

The goal is to "unleash innovation from startups and universities and to train talent from diverse backgrounds." New York City announced Thursday it is seeking private partners for an expansive economic development program to encourage cybersecurity research and attract talent in the region. Led by the New York City Economic Development Corporation...

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 •  November 1, 2017

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 •  October 27, 2017

While essential, security is compromising the adoption of new technologies and practices, according to a majority of chief information security officers in large organizations. The top priority of most organizations — cybersecurity — is hindering productivity and innovation, according to a recent report by Silicon Valley-based virtualization firm...

StateScoop

 •  October 19, 2017

Commentary: Isaac Kohen, CEO of Teramind, says some of the biggest threats come from inside the organization and provide an accessible opportunity to tighten the perimeter. As cybersecurity increases in importance, the room to improve cybersecurity efforts becomes harder on tighter budgets, but there are measures states can take. In 2017, there...

StateScoop

 •  October 19, 2017

A majority of local governments say their biggest concern in the cybersecurity realm is a lack of awareness by end users and government employees.
A majority of local governments say their biggest concern in the cybersecurity realm is a lack of awareness by end users and government employees.
Local government agencies across the country are...

StateScoop

 •  October 13, 2017

Sponsored Content: With an ever-increasing number of threats coming toward state and local government agencies, leaders must think more strategically about cyber resilience. As state and local government agencies fight against an onslaught of threats like ransomware and phishing, a standard cybersecurity strategic plan isn’t enough. Those threats...

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 •  September 27, 2017

With almost 90 percent of the inbound email in the state classified as spam, the state’s chief security officer calls email the “number one” attack vector. Becoming more resilient against cyberthreats continues to be a challenge for state governments, but education about state employee emails could be key to addressing a large swath of them. Email...

StateScoop

 •  September 27, 2017

The facility will monitor for malicious activity around the clock and serve as a platform for new pilot projects and capabilities in the years to come. California is fortifying its data and digital assets with the launch of the state’s first Security Operations Center (SOC). The state said in a blog post that the cybersecurity center, which went...