Pros call for Training, IT Tools and Staff: Nearly One-Third Face Cybersecurity Incidents Daily HERNDON, Va. – November 10, 2009 – CDW Government, Inc. (CDW-G), a leading source of Information Technology (IT) solutions to governments and educators, today released its 2009 Federal Cybersecurity Report, which found that across Federal civilian and Department of Defense (DoD) [...]
CDW-G Report: On the Front Lines of Federal Cybersecurity, IT Professionals Call for Reinforcements to Combat Persistent, Severe Threats
The Obama administration’s Cyberspace Policy Review brought cybersecurity to the forefront of the presidential priority list. To better understand cybersecurity threats and help identify the path to security, CDW-G conducted an online survey of Federal civilian and Department of Defense IT professionals on the front lines, who confront cybersecurity incidents day in and day out. The 2009 CDW-G Federal Cybersecurity Report identifies cybersecurity threats agencies face each day, steps Federal IT professionals are taking to combat them and finds opportunities for improvement.
Third annual report finds network and building protection improved, but breaches increased VERNON HILLS, Ill. – May 18, 2009 – CDW Government, Inc. (CDW-G), a wholly owned subsidiary of CDW Corporation and leading source of Information Technology (IT) solutions to educators and governments, today announced the results of the 2009 School Safety Index. Based on [...]
The Higher Education IT Security Report Card 2007 is CDW-G’s third annual survey of higher education IT professionals. CDW-G surveyed 151 higher education IT directors and managers to examine the challenges they face as they implement security programs on campus. Quantifiable feedback is essential for raising awareness of security vulnerabilities that exist in higher education in order to create change in the community.
The CDW-G Higher Education IT Security Report Card 2006 is CDW-G’s second annual survey of higher education IT professionals. CDW-G worked with Eduventures – a noted market research firm within the higher education market – to survey 182 higher education IT directors and managers to examine the challenges they face as they implement security programs on campus. This year’s report indicates that IT security is a major challenge at higher education institutions; 58 percent of respondents experienced at least one security incident in the last year. While IT directors and managers place a very high priority on improving IT security, they are often stretched for budget and resources.