INFORMATION-SECURITY Archives | Goverment CIO Outlook

Can State CIOs Trust AI With its Services?
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AI has been seen as an emerging trend in the government sector. How is it going to leverage this sector with its benefits? FREMONT, CA: Artificial Intelligence has already worked like a magic wand in other sectors. Now, the state...

The Impact of Legacy Systems
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David Carter, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Commonwealth of Kentucky

The term legacy in the world of information technology generally elicits an array of responses—rarely positive. Few organizations, public or private, are immune to the effects of legacy systems in their technology environments. These...

CISA Leads Federal Efforts to Promote Better Cybersecurity in Public, Private Sectors
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Matt Hartman, Director of Federal Network Resilience, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

As technology and associated threats evolve, cyber-attacks on federal networks are increasing in frequency and sophistication. The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the federal...

From On-Premise to Cloud - Lessons Learned at Immigration and Customs Enforcement
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Michael C. Brown, CIO, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Snug and secure after almost a decade in our data center environment, the IT team at Immigration and Customs Enforcement was asked to vacate the data center as part of a Department of Homeland Security cost reduction effort. We were given...

Addressing Cyber Security Strategically
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David L Stevens, CIO, Maricopa County

Cyber Security has increasingly become more important to an organizations’ ability to conduct business. This stems from the high visibility associated with large data breaches that have been reported by various fortune 500 companies. As a...

Ongoing Authorization: Changing how Government does Security Compliance
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Jeff Eisensmith, CISO, DHS

The Department of Homeland Security is the steward of a great deal of information. Information used to support the department’s mission, personally identifiable information of the citizens we serve, and that of our employees must be...

Move to the Cloud: A New Strategy for Business Success?
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Finance Leaders always have a feeling of apprehension towards adopting the cloud technology; they are always concerned about the data security, the reliability of cloud infrastructure, availability of applications and also the costs of...

Maximizing the CIO/CISO Relationship
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Thomas Gresham, Assistant Director, General Services Department, County of Santa Barbara

Thomas P. Gresham, Assistant Director within the County of Santa Barbara, discusses how to generate the best outcome from the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) relationship. Reporting Structure...

Information Governance: Trust is Good; Control is Better
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Ashley Smith, MD, Navigant

Speaking to corporate officers about Information Governance is similar to cautioning my toddler to hold on to the railing when she descends the staircase–I remind her every time, and she knows she should, but she usually doesn’t, which...

Ushering Technological Transformation in the Public Sector
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Sallie Wright, CIO, Fulton County Government

The Mission Fulton County is driven by the mission to deliver efficient and cost-effective services for its citizens. With information technology promising better quality and higher responsiveness of public services, the County is striving to...

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,...

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...

From IT Service Management to Corporate Service Management
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Graham K Draughon, President, Blackthorn Cyber Security, LLC & Advisory CISO, Onemain Holdings, Inc.

IT Service Management is often equated with Help Desk operations. Certainly, support tickets and break-fix can represent a significant number of incidents. A fully featured IT Service Management solution will support provisioning and...

Harmonizing Service, Innovation, and Collaboration in Public Sector IT
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Jayson A. Dunn, Director / Chief Technology Officer/ Chief Information Officer, City of Cincinnati – Enterprise Technology Solutions

For years public sector I.T. leaders have balanced the challenge of delivering efficient I.T. services while attempting to enhance governmental operations through new and innovative technologies. A common misconception about technology in the...

How to Build Your InfoSecurity Team
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Kevin Burns, CISO, Draper

As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Draper, it is my responsibility to ensure that our digital assets are secure, yet available to our employees who work on deeply technical and complex initiatives for customers in the...

A Look at Effective Cybersecurity Solutions
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David Cagigal, CIO and Bill Nash, CISO, State of Wisconsin

One of the key challenges and apparent contradictions of effective cybersecurity solutions is that while cyber attacks often can target specific vulnerabilities existing within a singular organization, we need a comprehensive connection of...

Role of the Modern CISO Matures
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Gary Hayslip, Deputy Director, CISO, City of San Diego

Ten years ago, as a network architect managing my organization’s network teams, I was surprised one day when my organization’s CIO walked in and said “You are our new Information Security Officer in charge of both network and...

Cyber Security As a Forethought in Organizational Planning
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Michele Robinson, CISO, State of California

According to the third biennial Deloitte- National Association of State Chief Information Officers Cyber security Study, states, CIOs, and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) continue to face strategy and resource challenges in protecting...

Creating value while leading change
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Hardik Bhatt, CIO, State of Illinois

From Industrial Revolution, to Internet Revolution, to the current Connected Revolution, every major economic revolution has been shorter, faster and has created more value. For a public sector organization, where costs are concentrated and...

Creating in Flight: Bringing Disruptive Support to State Government
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Brandon Williams, Google Service Delivery Manager, State of Colorado

Disruptive support . A buzz phrase and a paradigm shiftborn from disruptive technology and disruptive innovation. It is all about using IT support to give power and responsibility back to the end user. That sounds great to some, but to others it...