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Cyber Big Data
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Michael T. Dent, CISO, Fairfax County Government

Cyber security in today’s enterprise is somewhat synonymous. Organizations are now challenged with ingesting huge amounts of data and what to do with them, cyber security is no exception. Fairfax County’s Next...

Meeting the Cybersecurity Challenge
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Scott Self, CIO, Tennessee Valley Authority

In an unassuming room anywhere in the world, a shadowy figure faces a computer screen. He isn’t armed with a gun or a bomb, because he doesn’t need one; he is a criminal who does his work with a keyboard and mouse. And if he is able,...

Smart City Cyber Security & Resilience: Architecture and Best Practices
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Erfan Ibrahim, Ph.D., Center Director, Cyber-Physical Systems Security & Resilience, NREL

The concept of a smart city has largely been taking shape in recent years, in part because of the growing challenges of over populated urban areas around the world as well as the emergence of low-cost, high-speed digital technologies that promise...

The Challenges with Advancing Cyber Threats
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April Falcon Doss, Partner, Chair Cybersecurity and Privacy, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

What are the biggest technology challenges facing companies today? All of them. The list of challenges has grown so long, so complex, and so interrelated, that it can be hard to keep track, much less to prioritize them. And this acceleration...

Building a Collective Defense Along our Digital Frontiers
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Bob Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate

Digital transformation is top of mind for many CIOs, along with security and innovation. All of these areas are highlighted in the 2018 State of the CIO survey results. CIOs are honing in on these key issues for all the right reasons- securing...

GIS: Practical Applications for Public Utilities
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Suzanne M. Zitzman, GISP, GIS Asset Management Services Division Leader, Maser Consulting P.A.

Public infrastructures in many regions across the nation are nearing the 100-year mark. As cities and towns have grown during this time, so have infrastructures that provide critical services to customers. Many of these systems, such as water,...

Outsourcing to Strengthen Resiliency of Critical Financial System
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Jan Pilbauer, CIO, Payments Canada

Society is changing and so are the demands on IT departments and CIOs across various industries. Our clients and users of our systems have higher expectations. This is driven by our experience as consumers. Google is never down, so why should our...

Worldwide DDoS Regulations
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Carl Herberger, VP, Radware

2013 has distinguished itself as the most active year for cyber attacks ever. Throughout the world, nearly daily news reports have been filed detailing the results of incredibly effective cyber attacks ranging from small companies to...

Meeting Compliance to Mitigate Risks
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Xavier Leschaeve, CISO, Remy Cointreau

Trends in the Compliance Arena We are seeing more and more regulations in the compliance area, but hopefully also a convergence of the different regulations. In the past, it was very common to have conflicting regulations between countries or...

What is the CIOs role in fostering Digital Leadership?
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James Freed, CIO, Health Education England

Obvious question, obvious answer? The Chief Information Officer is clearly the leader of digitally enabled change, no? Even if we, as CIOs, may well have a greater understanding of the role of senior leadership, as well as business ownership, in...

Protecting the Castle: Business' Changing Security Landscapes
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Vincent J. Simonowicz, CIO, City of Rock Hill, SC

The challenge every business and enterprise has, is to protect their domains given the changing environments, enhanced security threats and melding of cloud services. As we are pushed to embrace the cloud services and applications, our data is...

Building an IT Workforce - Finding talent in all the Right Places
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Jim Smith, CIO, State of Maine

I was at a meeting recently where … CIOs from several Maine companies said cyber security is the greatest risk they face. I was at a meeting recently where … CIOs from several Maine companies said they cannot find or keep mid...

Everything You Need to Know About IT Hygiene
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Darren Death, CISO, ASRC Federal

Cybersecurity took a special place in the 2017 news cycle as organization after organization fell victim to cyberattacks. It used to be that you would have to break into an organization’s physical building to take their secrets. We now live...

Eye Spy: Understanding Your Video Surveillance Technology Risks
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Keith Burkhardt, VP, Kraus Anderson Insurance

George Orwell almost had it right: You are being watched. But it’s not just Big Brother that’s watching you. It’s your home security vendor, your employer, monitoring the front lobby, the security webcam at the parking ramp, your...

Build a Cyber Security Ecosystem to Reduce Risk in the Public Sector
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Jonathan Behnke, CIO, City of San Diego

High profile security breaches continue to lead the news each week. Atlanta was the latest municipality to report a high impact security event with the loss of core city services for an extended period. Baltimore’s 911 system was impacted by...

The Transformation of Public Sector IT
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Jonathan Behnke, CIO, City of San Diego

Public sector IT is undergoing a major transformation away from the traditional model of delivering no-frill services on legacy technologies. While private sector technology is focused on driving profits and competitive advantages, the public...

The CIO Toolbox: Alignment, Data and Cloud
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Craig P. Orgeron, Executive Director, MS Department of IT Services, State of Mississippi

For the public sector Chief Information Officer (CIO), the driving force behind much innovation is the ever-dynamic expectations of citizens. The ubiquity of technology, delivered on diverse platforms which saturates much, if not most, of daily...

Fostering a Special Care to Mission Critical Systems
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Darren Death, CISO, ASRC Federal

Cyber security took a special place in the 2017 news cycle of as organization after organization fell victim to cyberattacks. It used to be that you would have to break into an organization’s physical building to take their secrets. We now...

Augmenting Cybersecurity in Healthcare Industry
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Robert Napoli, CIO, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands

The levels of cybersecurity threats have significantly increased over the past decade posing significant challenges in the healthcare organizations. In order to tackle these security issues, most organizations invest a lot of time and money to...

Achieving Information Security in Healthcare
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Dan Costantino, CISO, Penn Medicine

Owing to the growing concerns of patient data security, it’s indispensable for the healthcare experts to reassess their information security programs on a continual basis as it matures. It is critical to scrutinize whether you have...

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