Federal, State and Local Govs Align to Share Cybersecurity Best Practices

CERT, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, FedRAMP, scorecards – the federal government has invested years in setting unified cybersecurity standards and best practices. While most of these standards were originally defined for federal governments, many state and local agencies have adapted these best practices for their own security needs. But how did they do it?

Join us on Thursday, July 26 from 2-3pm ET/11am-Noon PT as our panel of experts explore how state and local governments can put the best practices and lessons learned from their federal counterparts to good use.

Specifically, you’ll learn:

  • Specific examples of state and local government putting federal cyber best practice to use successfully.
  • The biggest barriers state and local governments face when adapting federal cybersecurity mandates.
  • What tools and resources agencies need in order to take advantage of the federal government’s cybersecurity best practices.

You Will Hear From:

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Shawn Wells
Chief Security Strategist, U.S. Public Sector, Red Hat


Mukundan Srinivasan, Chief Information Officer, Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services

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Emily Jarvis, Senior Online & Events Editor, GovLoop