Good start, but we've still got a long way to go. This statement sums up industry experts' reactions to the two cyber fraud advisories issued this week to help organizations prevent ACH fraud and other crimes.
John Gilligan doesn't believe inspector general audits are worthless. If anything, some agencies IGs do a better job than others in identifying problems with IT security, says the former Air Force chief information officer and Ã¼ber-champion of the Consensus Audit Guidelines.
As the federal government attempts to crack down on Medicare and Medicaid fraud, officials have discovered that most medical schools don't offer training on how to comply with federal fraud and abuse laws.
One of the challenges the National Initiative for Cyber Education faces is to create metrics to determine whether the federal government initiative to increase cybersecurity awareness and education among federal workers and citizens is working.
The Consensus Audit Guidelines -- the 20 critical IT security controls unveiled in early 2009 -- may not have been universally adopted by federal agencies, but they're having an impact on government policies toward securing information technology.
In May, nearly a year after President Barack Obama unveiled his cyberspace policy, the administration launched the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education known as NICE to develop a strategy to build a cyber savvy nation through training, awareness, K through post-graduate educational programs and professional...