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  • Backsliding on cybersecurity?

    Backsliding on cybersecurity?

    The recent Government Accountability Office’s report indicates that government seems to be backsliding on many of its commitments to IT security.

  • Can feds give cybersecurity the attention it deserves?

    Can feds give cybersecurity the attention it deserves?

    Cybersecurity is just one of many competing issues agency IT managers must juggle.

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  • spear phishing

    Phish me once, shame on you. Phish me twice…

    Are spear phishing awareness and cyber hygiene training just one more compliance box for agencies to check?

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  • Shadow BYOD

    Dumb and dumber: Shadow BYOD in government agencies

    Employees who use personal devices outside agency parameters expose agency networks to hosts of mobile malware.

  • Windows 10 touts enterprise- and mobile-friendly security

    Windows 10 touts enterprise- and mobile-friendly security

    The security features should help the desktop OS stay relevant and make the mobile ecosystem more like iOS or Android.

  • Windows XP: The undead OS

    Windows XP: The undead OS

    While agencies acknowledge the risks and expense of continuing to run Windows XP, killing off the entrenched operating system is taking longer than anticipated.

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  • Government credentials show up on paste sites

    Government credentials show up on paste sites

    Most of the exposures came from agency contractor or business partner sites or from employees using their government email accounts to register for web-based services, according to security threat analyst Recorded Future.

  • What’s worse: Living with legacy systems or replacing them?

    What’s worse: Living with legacy systems or replacing them?

    Between the costs of replacing core systems and the dwindling number of workers qualified to work on them, agencies have few good options.

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  • IT security’s blind spot

    IT security’s blind spot

    Is overconfidence by IT security managers a bigger problem than technology challenges?

  • More bad news: The bad guys are getting better

    More bad news: The bad guys are getting better

    New studies show just how rapidly the threats are growing -- yet government is still wrestling with basic cyber hygiene.

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