Government must be bold if they are to help businesses manage cyber-threats

A conversation is happening in the UK about business’ responsibility to its customers in the face of rising cybersecurity threats. Last week, consumer watchdog Which? called on the Government’s new fraud taskforce to ensure companies better protect their customers from cybercrime and to compensate them for breaches. The Government’s own Cyber Governance Health Check report...

The Time to Change Federal Cybersecurity is Now

This week, Federal CIO Tony Scott is expected to release a public report on ideas submitted from industry, government and academia to the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC), a public-private partnership, for how agencies can stay ahead of and recover from cyber attacks. The report is a milestone in the race...

Helping Communities Stay Protected While Connected

Smart government is truly the name of the game when it comes to cybersecurity. Though most media coverage focuses on Federal government issues, state and local governments have also been struggling with how to protect their citizens’ data while dealing with their own cyber attacks — sometimes in the face of severe budget constraints. The latest challenge...

Tanium Takes on Public Sector with New DC-area Office

Government agencies are under more pressure than ever to do more with less — smaller budgets, fewer resources. Yet, the increasing speed, frequency and sophistication of today’s cyber threats pose a significant challenge to the federal, state and local governments charged with protecting sensitive public data and critical infrastructure. As we’ve witnessed with the latest IRS and...