Government info-security pros need not only the acumen and the skillset to understand the overarching cybersecurity threats that an agency may face, but also an understanding of the threats targeting the public sector.
State and local agencies must be able to defend against politically motivated attacks that can take websites offline, expose personal information or even knock out utility service.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson formally designated state election assets -- including polling places, centralized vote tabulation locations, storage facilities and related information and communications technology -- as U.S. critical infrastructure.
In a demonstration of security vulnerabilities in popular products, Federal Trade Commission researchers hacked into and took control of consumer-grade drones.
Agencies can gain visibility and insight into their networks and infrastructure to ensure they are operating efficiently across the board.
The decision comes as a result of calls by local governments for more granular traffic data.
Ideas proposed for the Department of Transportation’s challenge have been collected an online dataset that features the challenge addressed, proposed project category and project description.
The high baseline approval will allow Amazon Web Services to handle and store data that, if compromised, could severely hurt organizational operations, assets or people.
SADA Systems’ Atom is a cloud-based solution for managing and tracking regional road structure assets, projects and field personnel.
Cloud providers haven't managed to completely persuade the government IT community that they can provide the necessary controls to ensure security and prove regulatory compliance.