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April 15 2012

Secure-by-Design: Federal Government Technologies/Solutions

Many believe the main shortcomings of current cybersecurity solutions are a result of always playing catch-up, trying to protect systems not designed from the get-go with security in mind. This story will look at two game-changing ideas for cyberscurity, one a new technical approach for more inherently secure systems called moving target defense, the other a fresh policy and management approach that treats cybersecurity more systemically, similar to public health.

Writer: Brian Robinson, hullite AT gmail DOT com


Information Management

Find out why organizational network analysis can help government managers better understand how information flows and work gets done at their agencies. Such insight can help managers improve team performance and information sharing, enable change and identify key employees and stakeholders.

Writer: John Zyskowski, jzyskowski AT 1105govinfo DOT com

Posted on Feb 02, 2012 at 12:20 PM


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