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MeriTalk: 82% of Respondents Say Public Sector Institutions Plan to Increase Cloud Spending in 2017

A new MeriTalk study has found that 82 percent of cloud adopters in the public sector say their agencies or organizations will increase investment in cloud computing platforms in 2017. The report titled “Destination Cloud: The Federal and SLED Cloud Journey” is underwritten by Avnet Government Solutions and NetApp and is based on an online poll of …

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Tripwire Survey: Energy IT Professionals Confident in Data Collection Tools to Detect Cyber Threats

A study conducted by Dimensional Research for Tripwire has said a majority of respondent energy information technology professionals are confident in their ability to gather data necessary for cyber threat detection efforts. The survey of 763 IT professionals sought to gauge participants’ trust in seven security controls that Tripwire says must be implemented to …

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Unisys Survey: 69% of Govt Responders Support Digital Govt Program Adoption

A Unisys-sponsored survey has found that 69 percent of federal, state and local government respondents have started or are interested to adopt digital government programs while 31 percent are skeptical of the programs’ benefits. Unisys said Thursday 57 and 35 percent of respondents respectively rated themselves as “very concerned” and “somewhat concerned” over digital government’s potential security …

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CompTIA Survey Indicates Govt Employee Confidence in Smart Cities Services; Tim Herbert Comments

A new survey from the nonprofit technology industry association CompTIA has indicated high confidence among government officials in what the organization brands as benefits of smart cities tools and services. CompTIA said Tuesday 50 percent of local, state and federal government personnel surveyed believe the Internet of Things and smart cities will provide value to their …

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Avaya Survey: 23% of IT Professionals Say Their Organizations Adopt End-to-End Network Segmentation

A new Avaya survey says only 23 percent of information technology professionals believe their organizations implement end-to-end network segmentation as a strategy to protect their corporate networks from data breaches, ransomware attacks and other cyber threats. Avaya said Thursday it commissioned independent survey research firm VeraQuest Research to conduct an online …

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Tripwire Study Examines Ransomware Recovery Perceptions Among Info Security Pros

A new report from Tripwire has revealed that many information security professionals are still apprehensive about ransomware recovery strategies in their organizations. Thirty-four percent of the 220 information security professionals surveyed by Tripwire said they are “very confident” their companies could recover from a ransomware attack with no critical data loss, the security software developer said …

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Unisys: Law Enforcement Provides Key Opportunity to Integrate Biometrics Into Wearable Tech

A Unisys study predicts that law enforcement would lead the integration of biometrics into wearable technology in order to identify known or suspected criminals and terrorists. The company polled 54 biometrics professionals at the Biometrics Institute Asia Pacific Conference in Australia from May 24 to 26 for the study, Unisys said Tuesday. The …

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Dell-Backed Survey Finds 70% of Agencies Remain Dependent on Legacy IT Systems; Steve Harris Comments

A study sponsored by Dell and conducted by PSB has shown that 70 percent of 100 federal information technology and business decision makers surveyed said their agencies run IT applications on outdated computer systems. The State of IT Trends 2016 study also found that more than 50 percent of respondents admitted to the fact that their …

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Study: 71% of IT Execs Link Workforce Shortage to Companies’ Cyber Vulnerabilities

A report by Intel Security and the Center for Strategic and International Studies has found that 71 percent of information technology professionals believe the shortage of cybersecurity professionals make business organizations more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Intel Security said Wednesday it commissioned technology market research firm Vanson Bourne in May to …

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Tripwire Survey: 73% of Federal IT Professionals Believe Networks Would Generate Unauthorized Access Alerts

A new Tripwire survey says 73 percent of information technology professionals in the federal government believe their IT systems would send e-mail notifications or alerts of non-privileged access to files within hours. Tripwire said Thursday it commissioned market research firm Dimensional Research to poll 763 IT executives from different sectors, including 103 …

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Mitre Nabs 8th Spot in 2016 Washington Post ‘Top Workplaces’ List

The Washington Post has placed Mitre on the eighth spot of the 2016 edition of the publication’s annual Top Workplaces list to represent the nonprofit organization’s second consecutive year of selection. Mitre said Monday survey firm WorkplaceDynamics conducted the Post’s 2016 Top Workplaces survey that measured individuals’ responses to statements on factors in employee happiness such as company direction, …

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Tripwire Survey: 64% of IT Professionals Say Exit from EU Would Not Affect UK’s Cyber Defense Function

A new Tripwire survey says 64 percent of information technology executives believe the U.K. government’s separation from the European Union would not have an impact on the country’s function to protect its networks from potential cyber attacks. Tripwire said Monday it polled 278 IT professionals who attended the three-day Infosecurity Europe 2016 that …

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