Cyber Convergence: The Nuts and Bolts

To keep our data, systems, and enterprises secure, cybersecurity executives must nail down the many moving parts – training, governance, budgets, and innovation. But while cybersecurity strategies are evolving, agencies still aren’t up to code.

MeriTalk asked Federal IT executives closely involved in their agencies’ cybersecurity efforts how they are battling the bad guys to defend their data and systems. We found that in the past two years, 85 percent of Federal IT managers say the urgency to prevent cyber threats has increased, but only 24 percent say that their agency includes governance, training, operationalizing budgets, and innovation in their cybersecurity strategy. What’s the holdup on the Hill?

Download the “Cyber Convergence: The Nuts and Bolts,” report to discover:

  • How agencies are prioritizing and addressing four key cybersecurity pillars – training, governance, budgets, and innovation
  • How agencies are dealing with increased cybersecurity budgets and if more money will help
  • How government-wide efforts impact agencies’ cybersecurity strategies
  • If the new Federal CISO will have an impact on agencies’ security efforts
  • How agencies are addressing the critical cyber talent shortage
  • What role innovation plays in agencies’ cyber strategies
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