Gartner forecasts that by 2020, 20.4 billion devices will be connected across the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT brings the promise of new possibilities, but to unlock them, agencies must change how they think about data and how to keep it secure. There are four primary ways IoT can provide value to agencies and […] […]

Federal agencies face a continual struggle to attract top talent in the cyber workforce. Why? Because it is difficult for agencies to find qualified personnel, hard to retain security workers, and there is often an insufficient understanding of job requirements. This impacts us all – as it makes it more difficult for agencies to make […] […]

With the release of the fourth FITARA scorecard, we saw agencies stall on progress – more agency grades declined than improved, and 15 agencies’ grades remained neutral. One shining star was the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) – the first agency to ever receive an overall A. How did they do it? According […] […]

While the Cybersecurity Sprint focused attention on how to generate improvements quickly, one of our most important cyber efforts – the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program – is unquestionably a marathon. Now in its fourth year, the program is maturing agencies’ abilities to identify cyber risks and adopt a […] […]