How federal and SLED agencies are bolstering their cybersecurity postures with DevSecOps

As the federal government and SLED organizations continue to digitally transform their systems, networks, and applications, it is critical that they remain vigilant and be aware of the fact that modernization will always be accompanied by potential network vulnerabilities and…

Two Ways State and Local Governments Can Use Federal Cybersecurity Funding

State Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are looking towards an uncertain future. The rising importance of hybrid work has created in equal parts tremendous opportunity and significant challenges. This upheaval has made many state and local governments prioritize creating an adequate…

Why increased cyber vigilance is needed within the education sector – a Q&A with Otavio Freire

Cybersecurity attacks are on the rise across all spectrums of society, including institutions of higher education. Malware, ransomware, and spear-phishing attacks against universities and colleges have increased, especially since the move to remote learning has become a necessity. Increased vigilance…

31,000 potential targets – OU’s CISO describes the herculean task of protecting university networks

With an enrollment of approximately 31,000 young people – all raised on new technologies and clearly digital natives – you would think that a large university like the University of Oklahoma (OU) would have no problem keeping its networks and…