Kenneth Corbin

Freelance Writer

Kenneth Corbin is a contributing writer based in Washington and Boston who covers government and regulatory issues for CIO.com.

Will Supreme Court settle network neutrality issue?

Obama wants more funding for cybersecurity and a federal CISO

Obama wants more funding for cybersecurity and a federal CISO

In the final budget of the Obama administration, the White House is looking to boost spending on security, hire more experts and partner with the private sector.

Government cloud adoption efforts lag as security concerns persist

Government cloud adoption efforts lag as security concerns persist

Half a decade into the cloud-first initiative, adoption in the federal government continues to be way behind schedule mostly due to security concerns. Vendors argue that those concerns are exaggerated.

Tech startups have to get serious about security

Tech startups have to get serious about security

Federal Trade Commission chair takes her message about security by design to the Bay Area, urging young companies not to let the rush to market overshadow critical consumer protections.

Shadow BYOD runs rampant in federal government

Shadow BYOD runs rampant in federal government

A new survey highlights the extent to which government employees insist on bringing their own devices to work, despite rules to the contrary.

CIOs vastly underestimate extent of shadow IT

CIOs vastly underestimate extent of shadow IT

New study from Cisco reveals CIOs are operating in the dark, failing to meet end users' needs for cloud applications and services.

CIOs vastly underestimate extent of shadow IT

CIOs vastly underestimate extent of shadow IT

Most CIOs figure that employees in their enterprise have snuck a few apps past IT, but a new study by Cisco indicates that they're vastly underestimating how many unauthorized apps and services have infiltrated the network.

Government CIOs fret over application reliability in the cloud

Government CIOs fret over application reliability in the cloud

Government officials cite security and user experience as top concerns in delivering apps in a cloud setting and pushing out online citizen services.

How should the U.S. respond to state-sponsored cyberattacks?

How should the U.S. respond to state-sponsored cyberattacks?

A new poll suggests the general public views the growing threats from nation-states as significant, but they may be off base in terms of their prescriptions for how to respond.

How should U.S. respond to state-sponsored cyberattacks?

How should U.S. respond to state-sponsored cyberattacks?

A new poll suggests the general public views the growing threats from nation-states as significant, but they may be off base in terms of their prescriptions for how to respond.

How the OPM data breach could have been prevented

How the OPM data breach could have been prevented

The director of the U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management is out after revelations that the recently disclosed data breach was far larger than initially thought. Inspector general says warnings went ignored.

CIOs seek cybersecurity solutions, bigger voice in C-suite

CIOs seek cybersecurity solutions, bigger voice in C-suite

Tech chiefs come together to sift through security issues, ranging from cybersecurity to budgets to CISO roles.

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