MeriTalk, a public-private partnership focused on improving the outcomes of government IT, recently announced the results of its new report, “Cybersecurity Experience: Cybersecurity Pros from Mars; Users from Mercury.” The study, underwritten by Akamai Technologies, Inc., compares what cyber security professionals report about their agency’s security with what end users – federal workers – actually experience. According to the report, agencies often fail to take the user experience into account when deploying cyber security solutions. As a direct result, end users often circumvent security measures and open their agencies up to data theft, data loss and denial-of-service attacks.
Findings from a new study take a closer look at the evolution of encryption, analyzing adoption rates of the technology and the evolution of privacy awareness. ... More >>
With summer officially in full force, it’s not always easy to disconnect from the office, especially if you’re running the IT department. Here are tips that can help provide peace of mind while you're away. ... More >>
No one can stop all security breaches, but you can take steps to dramatically improve your ability to avoid disaster and mitigate damage. ... More >>