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August 8 Emerging Tech IT Security

Security breaches at RSA Security and Lockheed Martin are the most recent examples of what is called the advanced persistent threat, a form of cyberattack that targets government and industry and is characterized by its patience and sophistication. This story will explain how APT works and examine what kinds of cybersecurity defenses will be most effective against it.

Writer: Alan Joch, ajoch AT worldpath DOT net

Posted on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:20 PM


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    GSA extends EIS deadline to 2023

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  • Workforce
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    OMB looks to retrain feds to fill cyber needs

    The federal government is taking steps to fill high-demand, skills-gap positions in tech by retraining employees already working within agencies without a cyber or IT background.

  • Acquisition
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    GSA to consolidate multiple award schedules

    The General Services Administration plans to consolidate dozens of its buying schedules across product areas including IT and services to reduce duplication.

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