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Stories by Kenneth Corbin

Cybersecurity much more than a compliance exercise

An overwhelming number of security executives view compliance as an effective strategy. But it’s not, and many CISOs need to rethink their priorities.

Written by Kenneth Corbin22 Jan. 16 03:35

State CIOs agenda targets cybersecurity

NASCIO's federal policy agenda for new year looks to expand resources to secure critical infrastructure, recruit top talent and ease the burden of federal regulations.

Written by Kenneth Corbin16 Jan. 16 00:49

Privacy, mobile broadband top tech priorities for FTC, FCC

Chairs of FTC and FCC look ahead to a year that will see continued inquiries into tech firms' data collection practices and an ambitious effort to build out mobile broadband capacity.

Written by Kenneth Corbin08 Jan. 16 16:37

How the Treasury Department looks to use big data

Secretary Jacob Lew vows to keep the ‘pedal to the metal’ in the waning days of the Obama administration as lawmakers envision a new push for legislation to promote innovation in the tech sector. Specifically, he describes efforts to tap into unconventional sources of data.

Written by Kenneth Corbin07 Jan. 16 15:46

Why we need a national IoT strategy

New report calls for a concerted effort from the government to develop a cohesive strategy to support the development and adoption of Internet of Things technologies.

Written by Kenneth Corbin18 Dec. 15 18:00

Cloud adoption soars in regulated industries

New study from cloud security firm finds that government agencies and businesses are rapidly warming to Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365.

Written by Kenneth Corbin15 Dec. 15 17:54

2016 will be a big year for health IT

Administration officials and lawmakers look ahead to policy changes that would improve EHR usability and interoperability in the coming years.

Written by Kenneth Corbin10 Dec. 15 16:34

Federal CIOs struggle to recruit and retain top IT talent

Government officials stress the need for CIOs to step up IT recruiting and training efforts. They also stress the need to engage more actively with younger workers as they groom the next generation of agency leaders.

Written by Kenneth Corbin01 Dec. 15 18:38

Feds look to breathe new life into legacy IT

Federal IT managers believe that they can breathe new life into a majority of aging applications, but say modernization as an ‘urgent’ priority.

Written by Kenneth Corbin30 Nov. 15 19:23

State CIOs will focus on security and cloud in 2016

Security concerns rate at the top of NASCIO poll for third straight year, while cultural and administrative challenges slow the adoption of cloud computing in state governments.

Written by Kenneth Corbin24 Nov. 15 15:28

CIOs receive low marks on IT reform report card

Nearly a year after the sweeping FITARA overhaul took effect, agencies continue to struggle in areas like risk reporting and data center consolidation, but lawmakers acknowledge IT reform is a work in progress.

Written by Kenneth Corbin10 Nov. 15 19:18

Government CIOs and CISOs under siege by insider threats

As the Office of Management and Budget rolls out a framework to help agencies advance their cybersecurity posture, a new report highlights pervasive vulnerabilities from insiders.

Written by Kenneth Corbin09 Nov. 15 17:51

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