The frequency and scale of cyber threats targeting governments and critical infrastructure has made protecting networks and information systems a strategic priority for governments worldwide. Adopting new strategies to remain competitive is a must.
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During Fiscal Year 2014, US-CERT processed more than 67,000 cybersecurity incidents reported by CFO Act government agencies, up from the nearly 60,000 incidents reported in FY 2013, and the White House has made cybersecurity a top government-wide priority
State & Local Government Governments
Government agencies are expected to protect personally identifiable information. Protection of such information is an integral part of demonstrating good stewardship and to comply with state data breach and data protection legislation
The power and utilities industry faces more cyber-attacks than any other critical infrastructure sector, according to Department of Homeland Security data.
Contractors must navigate a group of inconsistent rules and standards issued by different agencies that define key cybersecurity concepts in contradictory ways. They also face compliance obligations even though the Federal Government does not always clarify what specific cybersecurity safeguards are actually required to meet them.