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The Federal Government Turns to IT
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Francisco Salguero, Deputy CIO, USDA

The federal government can be slow to adopt new technologies in comparison to private industries due to several factors that include the length of time it takes to appropriate and approve additional dollars. However, over the past several years we...

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,...

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...

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...

Information Technology Risks in Higher Education: Strategy for Assessment, Planning and Management
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Praveen Panchal, VP of IT & CIO, The City College of New York

One of the most important organizational issues facing the higher education institutions today is the risk of unprotected and inaccessible information. In general, the risk of unprotected information entails liability for failing to keep students,...

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...

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...

Combating Cybersecurity Challenges
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Ram Murthy, CIO, US Railroad Retirement Board

With ever increasing information security and privacy risks, we must make our systems and processes more robust. Several federal agencies and well-established institutions have legacy systems built using an architecture that was deemed vigorous 40...

Combating Cybersecurity Challenges
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Ram Murthy, CIO, US Railroad Retirement Board

With ever increasing information security and privacy risks, we must make our systems and processes more robust. Several federal agencies and well-established institutions have legacy systems built using an architecture that was deemed vigorous 40...

An Unaddressed Threat To Critical Infrastructure And National Security: Insider Cyber Sabotage
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Dawn Cappelli, VP of Global Security & Chief Information Security Officer, Rockwell Automation [NYSE:ROK]

In the cybersecurity industry we are somewhat fickle— we shift our attention back and forth between insider and external threats based on recent events. In the 90’s and early 2000’s we focused on computer viruses as that was the...

Silence is Not Golden
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Michael R. Galin, Director - Risk Management, TELUS

Problems caused by a lack of communication between IT Disaster Recovery and the business. Full disclosure–I am not a DR expert. However, I have practiced risk management and business continuity in large organizations for over 20...

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...

How to Succeed in Enterprise IT for DoD
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John Zangardi, CIO, United States Department of Defense

As the Acting DoD CIO, I am the primary advisor to the Secretary of Defense for Information Management / Information Technology and Information Assurance as well as non-intelligence space systems; critical satellite communications, navigation,...

Providing Stability in Field of Constant Change
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John B. Owens II, CIO, USPTO

During my nine year tenure as the CIO at the United States Patent and Trademark Office almost everyone above me has been replaced an average of every two years. That makes carrying out long term programs such as an IT modernization much more...

Providing Stability in Field of Constant Change
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John B. Owens II, CIO, USPTO

During my nine year tenure as the CIO at the United States Patent and Trademark Office almost everyone above me has been replaced an average of every two years. That makes carrying out long term programs such as an IT modernization much more...

The Secret Sauce of Project Success
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Laura Fucci, CIO, City of Henderson

Your customer comes to you with this shiny new gadget, all excited and telling you to install it now! This will solve everything! Sound familiar? Unfortunately, that has happened all too often for many of us. We are often thrown into the situation...

5 Mobile Security Steps to Take Now to Protect Your Business
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Marco Nielsen, VP, Managed Services, Stratix Corporation

With cyber threats on the rise, the question isn’t really if you’ll get hacked—it’s how you’ll respond when it happens. The logistics sector is using mobile to drive new levels of productivity and efficiency...

The Evolving Role of CIO
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David L. Stevens, CIO, Maricopa County

1) How do you see cloud computing transforming your governance, and how have you embraced it? We have adopted cloud services as a foundation of our strategy as cloud services provide a competitive edge to deliver technology at the speed of...

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