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Webinar: Breaking down silos: A “whole-of-state” approach to cybersecurity

Breaking down silos: A whole-of-state approach to cybersecurity

Today, state and local governments are not in the position to defend their networks against the cyberattacks from sophisticated foreign adversaries or cyber criminals. Stretched state and local budgets have stressed the funds allocated to cybersecurity. This webinar examines a “whole-of-state” approach to cybersecurity – a strategy that enables a collective approach to counter adversaries as they increase attacks such as ransomware-as-a-service.

A “whole-of-state” approach serves as a framework for state-wide cybersecurity, leveraging every agency, municipality, public utilities, and cooperative stakeholders to defend as one versus in silos. Hear how to implement this “whole-of-state” approach within the context of the new State and Local Government Cybersecurity Act of 2021.

A 45-minute discussion with:



  • General (Ret.) Keith Alexander, IronNet Founder, Co-CEO, and Chairman
  • Maria Thompson, CISSP, CRISC, AWS SLG Leader, Cybersecurity and former North Carolina Chief Risk and Security Officer

  • Jayson Dunn, Executive Government Advisor, former CIO and Cybersecurity Program Manager for the City of Cincinnati






Register to view the on-demand replay!