As we look ahead to another year, there are a few areas of interest that stand out above the rest when it comes to government IT.  The security and integrity…
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Today’s cyber security landscape is so different for public sector organizations they require unique strategies, including an analytics-driven response. “Prevention alone is not sufficient,” according to Ashok Sankar, Director of…
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Almost three years ago, the Department of Defense embarked on an ambitious project to provide the highest standards of information security and resilience to military personnel.  The Joint Information Environment…
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Cybersecurity – you can’t escape the criticality of the issue if you work in government IT. It’s become one of those terms that is instantly recognizable, yet at the same…
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It’s hard to believe that 2014 is already coming to a close! It’s been a busy year in the world of government and education IT, and we’ve been fortunate to…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Click the infographic to view full-size version According to the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), in 2013, federal agencies were the target of 46,160 cyber attacks – an increase…
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National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), celebrated every October since its inception in 2004, was created as a collaborative effort between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National…
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