Machine learning tool helps county detect cyber risks (Screen image by DarkTrace)

Machine learning tool helps county detect cyber risks

Officials in Livingston County, Mich., turned to a machine learning tool that can find anomalies in user and device behaviors without previous knowledge of what to look for.

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval  and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe at the National Governors Association 2017 winter meeting (NGA photo via Twitter)

Governors put cybersecurity, broadband on front burner

At the National Governors Association winter meeting, Govs. Terry McAuliffe and Brian Sandoval both spoke about opportunities for the federal and state governments to work together and across the aisle.

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Cybersecurity firm buys next-gen quantum machine

Temporal Defense Systems plans to use the D-Wave 2000Q to solve complex cybersecurity problems affecting governments and commercial enterprises.

Overcoming ‘cyber-fatigue’ requires users to step up for security (ShutterStock image)

Overcoming ‘cyber-fatigue’ requires users to step up for security

Instead of repeating the same guidelines and recommendations of the past, it’s time to take a new and unconventional look at our approach to technology and how we secure it.

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What Trump means for government tech

As a man famously reluctant to use computers, President Donald Trump must lead a government that is ever more reliant on technology for service delivery and national security.

GSA readies single sign-on platform (Photo by ShutterStock)

GSA readies single sign-on platform

The Login.gov shared authentication platform allows individuals with personal accounts to access government services and gives participating agencies the option of using the platform as a shared service.

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7 ways to filter out cyber alert false positives

As the volume of alerts continues to increase, eliminating false positives and developing new methods of handling them will become increasingly critical.

Resolving IoT

Resolving IoT 'trust issues'

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for tools to facilitate the security, reliability and privacy of clusters of networked Internet of Things devices.

Boston police walk back social media monitoring plan (Photo by Halfpoint/ShutterStock)

Boston police walk back social media monitoring plan

The Boston Police Department is going back to the drawing board to redefine a system that can help it analyze social media content.

After an attack: How to keep a bad situation from getting worse (Photo by Pressmaster/ShutterStock)

After an attack: How to keep a bad situation from getting worse

Cybersecurity teams must understand what happened during a breach in order to prevent it from happening again.

It’s time for unification across federal networks, starting with IT operations and security (Photo by ESB Professional/ShutterStock)

Unification across federal networks starts with IT operations and security

A platform that provides visibility into both IT operations and security will foster the collaboration needed for robust, secure federal networks.

Cyber, funding and Trump spell uncertainty for state and local IT

Cyber, funding and Trump spell uncertainty for state and local IT

Cybersecurity tops the list of this year’s priorities for state and local tech execs, according to the National Association of State Chief Information Officers and the Public Technology Institute.

Topic Resources

  • Take Cybersecurity to the Next Level

    A top challenge for every government agency today is the effective management of cybersecurity risks. Protecting government information and citizens’ personal data has become more challenging as our networks and the amount of data on them has grown exponentially. In this Executive Insights, you’ll learn how a risk-based approach leveraging automation can provide a solid foundation to your agency’s cybersecurity posture.


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