Magazine article Information Management

Federal CIOs Focused on Cybersecurity, Survey Shows

Magazine article Information Management

Federal CIOs Focused on Cybersecurity, Survey Shows

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Cybersecurity is the top priority and challenge for U.S. federal chief information officers (CIOs) and chief information security officers (CISOs), according to the 26th annual Professional Services Council survey, conducted with Grant Thornton.

This year's survey, "Federal CIOs: Delivering Results While Preparing for Transition," highlights federal IT leaders' efforts to modernize outdated IT infrastructure, raise the bar on cybersecurity, reform IT acquisition processes, deliver on the promise of innovation, and address the ongoing war for top IT talent in both government and industry.

"Today's government IT leaders need to wear many hats as demands increase and budgets shrink," said George DelPrete, principal with Grant Thornton Public Sector and leader of its Information Technology Service line. "They face a number of daunting challenges, but it is reassuring to see how they are being creative in using technology and new strategies to keep their agencies agile and responsive."

While cyberattacks on government systems continue to make headlines, overall, survey respondents report that government is making progress coordinating on cyber issues. …

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