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The Not-So-Dark Side of Social Engineering

By Massimiliano Claps

Anecdotal evidence from IDC research suggests that governments could perpetrate more cyber-attacks, for instance through social engineering, and not only be the victim of those actions.

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IDC Government Insights' 2013 EMEA Top Ten Predictions Webcast will discuss prevailing government industry issues for 2013, while providing perspective into longer-term or emerging trends, such as: cost optimization, the Information Tsunami, the impact of inter-dependencies across multiple public sector boundaries on service delivery, the convergence of information and communication technologies and embedded computing, particularly in cities.

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Governments are chasing and investing in the latest and greates IT solutions including cloud, analytics, mobility, and other solutions to meet mission. How do these tactical investments fit in a strategy for smart government? Join us for our 2013 predictions on December 4th.

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And last, but not least, mobility!

By Massimiliano Claps

In a short series of blog post, we have anticipated some key findings from our annual European Vertical Markets and Insights survey. In particular we have focused on the responses government IT and non-IT executives gave us about the four pillars: cloud, big data, social and today, mobile. This post underlies that, despite security concerns and business case uncertainties, uptake and consumerization of mobile in Western European government continues.

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    Jason Bremner says:
    Having a IT plan that aligns to the strategy of the government is an important success factor based on digital transformation initiatives by Canadian governments. The City of Mississauga, Ontario adopted a Smart City Framework, which led to a Connected City initiative and a significant investment in IoT technologies and services. And the Province…
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    Federal CIO says 'digitization of everything' will help enhance cybers
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