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Intel-CSIS Study: Incentive Misalignment Can Affect Enterprise Cyber Defense Programs

A joint report from Intel‘s security business and the Center for Strategic and International Studies has identified three areas of misaligned incentives that affect an organization’s ability to deter cyber criminals. Intel said Tuesday it commissioned research firm Vanson Bourne to survey more than 800 security executives and professionals across five industries such as the financial, government …

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BlackBerry’s Jeffrey Ait: Incentive Policies Could Help Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

The need for stronger cyber protection has reached a “critical juncture” and lawmakers should consider introducing measures to close the information technology skills shortage, BlackBerry‘s Jeffrey Ait writes in an opinion piece for Nextgov. Ait, BlackBerry vice president and head of its U.S. public sector business, says two recent studies …

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Unisys’ Dave Frymier: Cyber Framework Adoption Requires Standards, Incentives

Dave Frymier, chief information security officer at Unisys, believes a national infrastructure cybersecurity framework can be implemented by offering incentives or establishing mandatory standards, eWEEK reported Tuesday. “This framework addresses more of an economic problem more than a technical one,” Frymier told the magazine. Robert Lemos writes the National Institute …

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Pragmatics Offers Furloughed Employees Emergency Leave Days

Pragmatics is giving 10 emergency leave days to employees affected by the government shutdown in an effort to offer them financial support, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. Jill R. Aitoro writes the additional time off is for 45 employees that are assigned to affected government agencies. After10 days, the employees will …

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