GovDataDownload is pleased to present a guest Q&A from Jean-Paul Bergeaux, CTO at SwishData. In the discussion below Jean-Paul discusses the evolution of public sector cybersecurity, the rise of Continuous ...
We don’t think it’s any coincidence that National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) falls in the same month as Halloween. After all, what’s scarier than some of the scenarios government IT teams face while they are trying to protect vital data and national critical infrastructure, and do it all within this year’s operating budget? But, […]
The world is increasingly connected and the number of devices communicating to the Internet is on the rise, according to ABI Research. The firm says that the number of active wireless connected devices grew 20 percent from 2013 to 2014 and forecasts that number to grow to 40.9 billion by 2021. As part of our […]
As we continue to take a look at how U.S. government agencies are meeting their cyber security challenges during the 11th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), we are focusing on the protection of critical infrastructure. This week, we talked with Lee Vorthman, NetApp’s chief security architect about the National Institute of Standards and […]
U.S. government agencies whether federal, state, or local, are under constant attack from nation-state actors, criminals, and hacktivists all in search of information valuable to their cause. A recent GAO study found that reported attacks on government sites increased by 782% between 2006 and 2012. Not only has the rate of attack increased, but attacks […]