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A US Senate report recently claimed that government agencies are not taking basic security steps despite spending billions on cybersecurity practices. Meanwhile, 43% of government IT security and compliance professionals consider poor governance and the dysfunctional Congress “the biggest security threat we face.”

How can government leaders and IT professionals work together to create a more secure environment?

Listen to episode 120 of our Security Slice podcast and hear Lamar Bailey, Ken Westin and Tim Erlin discuss the difference between current and effective security practices, why access to technology should require security training just like for getting a driver’s license, and the Target breach used as a teaching tool can be as engrossing as a novel.

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Resources:

picThe Executive’s Guide to the Top 20 Critical Security Controls

Tripwire has compiled an e-book, titled The Executive’s Guide to the Top 20 Critical Security Controls: Key Takeaways and Improvement Opportunities, which is available for download [registration form required].

 

picDefinitive Guide to Attack Surface Analytics

Also: Pre-register today for a complimentary hardcopy or e-copy of the forthcoming Definitive Guide™ to Attack Surface Analytics. You will also gain access to exclusive, unpublished content as it becomes available.

 

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