Two years ago, WikiLeaks posted 400,000 pages on the Iraq War that the Pentagon called “the largest leak of classified documents in its history.” The question is – how are agencies making sure this doesn’t happen in the future? For many, the answer is email encryption; however, while email encryption is designed to improve security, 80 percent of Federal IT security managers fear data loss through encrypted email.
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In October 2009, the Office of Management and Budget released a new online FISMA reporting portal – CyberScope. The Obama administration created CyberScope to streamline the reporting process, enhance analysis, and importantly, reduce the $2.3 billion Feds spend annually on compliance. MeriTalk surveyed 34 Federal Chief Information Officers and Chief Information Security Officers to understand Feds' perceptions and usage experiences for CyberScope.
Federal data is not secure. The Federal government spends $7.9B annually on sophisticated cyber security measures, but agencies too often ignore the basics. In April 2010, MeriTalk teamed with Axway to survey 200 Federal IT and information security professionals to understand file transfer practices and importantly, to identify opportunities for file transfer security improvement.
Is the government allocating cyber security resources effectively?