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State and Local Government (SLG) Strategic Advisory; Cybersecurity: Are CIOs Just Willing to Assume the Risk?

Published: 31 October 2012

ID: G00246714

Analyst(s): Ian Beazley, Neil MacDonald , Jeffery DePasquale, Catherine O'Leary, Andrea Di Maio , Robert Ringdahl, Mark Nicolett , Lawrence Pingree , Alia Mendonsa


Security technology remains a high priority for CIOs ranking technology priorities. However, Gartner Executive Programs has observed that many state and local government (SLG) organizations are falling behind in their ability to deter and respond to the full spectrum of cyber incidents.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary


  • Situation and Analysis
  • CIO Call to Action
  • Questions CIOs Should be Raising with Political Leaders
  • Bottom Line

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