Director of Sales, Intelligence & Emerging Cybersecurity, Carahsoft
Steve Jacyna is the Director of Sales for the Innovative and Intelligence Solutions team and Emerging Cybersecurity Solutions team. With more than a decade at Carahsoft, Steve manages a large inside sales team dedicated to helping federal, state, local and education customers find and implement the best security solutions for protecting their organization and employees while still fulfilling their agency’s mission.
October 27th, 2017
As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month closes, we’ve sorted through the tips and compiled a list of 20 simple actions to maintain your online safety.
January 24th, 2017
The CDM program in conjunction with Okta is a great way for agencies to address cybersecurity initiatives outlined in the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP).
October 7th, 2016
Cybersecurity in government is paramount today. Even with new policies, like last year’s Cyber Security Sprint or the Cybersecurity National Action Plan, the number of attacks against federal systems continues to grow at astonishing rates – 59% of respondents in a recent federal executive survey disagreed that the federal government is capable of detecting ongoing cyber-attacks.
October 3rd, 2016
Cybersecurity in government is no longer an afterthought. Security officers are helping to strategically design their networks and systems to comply with cyber demands from the moment they begin considering acquiring a new solution. The entire government cybersecurity community, including industry, academia, executives, and agencies themselves, have committed to work together to counter threats intelligently.
- Akamai, Anomali, CyberArk, CyberSponse, FireEye, HPE, HyTrust, NIST, Recorded Future, Resilient Systems, Splunk, Symantec, Tripwire, Vormetric
July 26th, 2016
Security risks have long been the scapegoat for why government agencies aren’t moving quickly to the cloud. However, that excuse lost much of its traction in 2014 when the CIA went live with its own cloud. If cloud is secure enough for the CIA, it’s probably secure enough for others in the IC.
June 15th, 2016
The modernization of the federal government’s IT and security systems is a crucial step for both the protection against cyber-attacks and provision of services that better suits current executive demands. In a recent article from Federal News Radio, Vice President of Federal Operations at Vormetric, Wayne Lewandowski, discussed the proposed 35% increase in federal cybersecurity spending as well as the unveiling of the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP).
May 13th, 2016
Adopting a proactive defense strategy – namely one that anticipates future attack tactics and incorporates those into current cyber design – has become a key focus in government and is evolving into a leading security approach. Check out these three tips to help you become more proactive in your cyber defense posture.
April 19th, 2016
Beyond the keychain used to carry car keys, we all have a separate set of keys that gives us access to the information and systems we need to do our jobs effectively and securely. Whether you’re an individual end-user or a system administrator with far-reaching access, these keys are critical to day-to-day online work. Losing the keys to your organization’s online world have consequences far beyond the inconvenience of waiting for a locksmith.
February 19th, 2016
In law enforcement, the appeal of body-worn cameras (BWC) rests on the proven ability to better document evidence and increase the accountability and transparency of an officer’s actions. Yet, while the hardware that’s generating these results is readily available for procurement by enforcement and public safety agencies of all sizes, what is proving more difficult is the storage, management, and access of the data the cameras collect.