Publications & Resources

Cyberdefense Guidelines For Agencies And Departments

By David Gewirtz

From a cyberdefense perspective, 2014 was a long year. Barely a day went by without reports of another breach, another hack attack, and another devastating security violation.

For agencies and departments tasked with their own missions, cybersecurity has often been an afterthought. But with so many disturbing reports in the news, administrators and directors have started to ask what they need to do to be prepared.

Although a full security policy is beyond the scope of this column, the following baker's dozen of security guidelines will give you a starting point as you make recommendations to your organizations.

1. Prepare to budget-up. You're going to war whether you want to or not.

Expect to spend on security software, systems, and consultants. This is a war and making sure you have the right defenses will cost money. The only thing that might make you feel slightly better is that it would cost you vastly more if you were attacked without any defenses.

Read More!

Counter Terrorism & Security
the magazine for Law Enforcement, Government and Military
Click on Magazine for sample articles

View 1 full article in PDF Format

If you feel you have what it takes, the IACSP may be interested in your article.
You can submit your own article to the IACSP for possible inclusion in our magazine by reading and understanding the following guidelines.

IACSP Mailing List


bullet Special Promotions
bullet Banner Ad Rates
bullet Promotional Graphics

Grab your subscription to the most read, well respected magazine on counterterrorism in the world.
Subscribe Now!