Opinion


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The challenge of providing a common defense in cyberspace

Government leaders should examine how the private sector addresses massive vulnerabilities and inherent instability through collaboration.

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Agencies' DMARC progress deserves praise

Now it's time for federal contractors to follow suit.

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How AI will change the way government works

By automating mundane administrative tasks, AI creates work experiences that unleash productivity, bringing out the best in human workers.

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How strong networks support IT modernization

CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.

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Barriers to effective insider threat monitoring

IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.

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How business process reengineering can support performance improvement

Modern use of BPR can create cost savings by focusing on problem definition and clarity of roles and responsibilities vs. people's individual performance -- not by targeting budget or staff cuts.

The road to cyber hell was paved with good intentions

A series of well-intended cloud initiatives have left agencies with unforeseen security challenges, but overcoming them is not hard if you know where to look.

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How does federal CX stack up against the private sector? Not well

The latest rankings find agencies' scores flat -- and still far behind commercial averages.

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As the IoT grows, so do the risks

Agencies must rethink their security as both the logical and physical attack surfaces expand.

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Stop overextending your cybersecurity staff

By burning precious staff hours on tasks that can be automated, organizations are risking team burnout and "direct and measurable damage" to the mission.

3 steps for putting the DHS cybersecurity strategy to work

Some attacks against the corporate world can have national security consequences, further validating the need for public-private partnerships.

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Why Congress should embrace market research for DOD

A provision in the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act would bring significant benefits to DOD IT acquisition.

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