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Data compliance in public sector: Making data secure and accessible isn't mutually exclusive

In the UK, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has the responsibility of upholding information rights in the public interest. The ICO work with businesses and public sector organisations to offer guidance and best practices for using data and information responsibly, as well as regulating and enforcing relevant laws.


OMB M-21-31: Your Complete Guide

Imagine that you work in IT and security for a federal entity. How do you manage your event data across different systems and networks? When something goes wrong, how do you detect, investigate and remediate these security incidents? That’s what the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) addresses in M-21-31: a memorandum that provides guidance for federal agencies to increase their visibility and response capabilities before, during and after a cybersecurity incident.


The Top 7 Cyberattacks on U.S. Government

In a world where ones and zeros are the new battleground, these threats, cyberattacks have become a significant threat to governments worldwide. The United States, with its vast array of government agencies and critical infrastructure, is no exception. Cybersecurity threats that impact the public sector range from state-sponsored attacks to financially motivated hacking groups. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the top 7 cyberattacks on the U.S.


7 tech challenges that can be collaboration opportunities for global governments

From cybersecurity to AI to legacy IT, agencies are united by similar obstacles So far the twenty-first century has unleashed a torrent of technological innovations, becoming a double-edged sword for governments worldwide. The growing burden of legacy IT systems, cybersecurity threats, AI incorporation, data privacy concerns, budgetary constraints, and shifting geopolitical landscapes puts governments at the forefront of a rapidly evolving environment.


Safeguarding K-12 Education: A Whole-of-State Approach to Cybersecurity for Chromebook-Centric School Districts

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, K-12 school districts are harnessing the power of technology to transform education. The widespread adoption of Chromebooks has revolutionized the learning process, providing students with tools for collaboration, research and creativity. However, along with these advancements come unprecedented cybersecurity challenges that demand a comprehensive strategy.

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Becoming FedRAMP and StateRAMP Authorized, Part 2 - Common FedRAMP Mistakes You Can Avoid

August 31, 2023 By Isac Hur, Senior FedRAMP/ StateRAMP/ CMMC Practice Lead and Quality Assurance As a compliance auditor and practitioner in the FedRAMP space, I see a lot of mistakes cloud service providers (CSPs) make that cause them a tremendous amount of grief when seeking authorization. The process is painful enough on its own, but many of the people you hear venting frustration have made missteps.


Protecting Local Government Data: Why Password Managers Are Essential

Cyberthreats and ransomware attacks can be crippling for municipalities and county government offices. Local government employees need to access a growing number of systems, applications and databases to perform their duties, while the rise of remote work has drastically increased the attack surface of a typical small government office.


6 New Digital Concerns in the Public Sector

In addition to the rise in remote and telework, people are conducting more of their personal business online — everything from getting the news to seeing the doctor to paying taxes. This move is a part of what's driving organizations in all sectors to engage in digital transformation initiatives.