Use of “shadow IT” – applications, tools, or services that haven’t been approved or secured by an organization’s IT team – has become more ubiquitous across organizations.  But rather than banning the practice, enterprises should find a balance in regulating and allowing it, an ISACA primer released this week said. […]

big data

Big data analytics are helping Federal agencies enable their users to do more to serve citizens, but agencies have yet to harness the vast amount of data in the Federal space, said IT leaders during a panel at the ATARC Data & Analytics Summit on Tuesday.


Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott will soon announce his pick as the first Federal chief information security officer. Brian Burns is exiting as CISO at VA. Are these things related?…Speaking of VA, personal data has a way of being carelessly handled.