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CompTIA Study: Nearly 75% of Gov’t Officials Support Smart City Tech Dev’t

A new survey from nonprofit technology association CompTIA says almost 75 percent of government officials are optimistic about the development of smart city technologies. The “Building Smarter Cities and Communities” report includes responses from 350 government personnel about their views regarding smart cities, CompTIA said Thursday. Respondents indicated expected benefits from smart city …

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Unisys Survey: 59% of Federal Execs Link IT Modernization to Uptick in Security Challenges; PV Puvvada Comments

A new Unisys survey has found that 59 percent of federal information technology executives said they think IT modernization programs at their agencies have led to a rise in security challenges. Unisys said Wednesday it commissioned research firm Market Connections to poll 200 IT leaders at federal civilian and defense …

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Lockheed Aims to Incite Interest in Space-Related Careers Via New App, Curriculum; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has introduced a space-focused curriculum and a new application that seeks to simulate the surface of Mars as part of the Generation Beyond program. Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed’s space systems segment, said Tuesday the Generation Beyond program seeks to stimulate students’ interest in science, technology, …

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Dell EMC Survey: 64% of Federal IT Execs Report Software-Defined Data Center Adoption at Agencies

A new survey sponsored by Dell EMC has found that 64 percent of federal information technology leaders said their agencies had fielded software-defined data centers. Dell said Monday it commissioned market research firm Penn Schoen Berland to perform an online survey of 100 federal IT and business decision makers in May 2016 as …

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Tripwire Survey: 64% of IT Security Pros Recognize Need to Protect Industrial IoT from Cyber Attacks

A new Tripwire survey says 64 percent of information technology security professionals said they acknowledge the need to safeguard industrial internet of things from potential cyber attacks. Tripwire said Monday it commissioned market research firm Dimensional Research to poll 403 security professionals from the U.S., Europe, Canada and the U.K. in January and found that …

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SAS-Ponemon Study: 61% of IT Pros Cite Security Analytics as Key to Cyber Defense

Sixty-one percent of 621 information technology professionals who responded to a SAS-sponsored survey said they believe security analytics is critical to cyber defense programs. SAS said the Ponemon Institute surveyed IT and IT security personnel who are involved with their organizations’ security analytics during the month of December 2016 for the company’s “When Seconds Count: How Security Analytics Improves …

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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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Blumberg Capital Survey: 72% of US Adults Rank Foreign Espionage as Top Govt Cybersecurity Concern

Seventy-two percent of 1,012 U.S. adults who responded to a Blumberg Capital-backed survey have rank foreign espionage as the biggest cybersecurity threat facing the U.S. government. The 2017 State of Cybersecurity survey was conducted in collaboration with Researchscape and examined adults’ perception of cybersecurity challenges agencies, businesses and consumers face, Blumberg Capital said Wednesday. Twenty-three …

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Deloitte Study: 73% of CFOs Expect Less Congressional Gridlock in Next Administration

A new Deloitte report says 73 percent of surveyed chief financial officers at multiple North America-based public and private companies anticipate less congressional gridlock under the incoming U.S. administration. Deloitte said Thursday it polled 137 CFOs from Nov. 9 to 23 for the professional services firm’s “CFO Signals” report for the fourth quarter of 2016. The …

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