• My San Diego Union-Tribune Article Up Today: Federal government’s ‘Digital Pearl Harbor’ a warning for California

    July 5th, 2015 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    My San Diego Union-Tribune Article Up Today: Federal government’s ‘Digital Pearl Harbor’ a warning for California

    At a startling congressional hearing two weeks ago: the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breaches were called “catastrophic” and “devastating” and deemed even more serious a threat to national security than the 9/11 World Trade Center attack.  Our state government needs to ask […]

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    Brown Introduces New 2015-2016 Budget: $250+ Billion. Where’s the $3-$5 billion in IT Spending?

    January 9th, 2015 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    Brown Introduces New 2015-2016 Budget: $250+ Billion. Where’s the $3-$5 billion in IT Spending?

    Today, once again, the State of California is going through its traditional January ritual where the Governor unveils its huge annual budget, over $250 billion when you count all the state’s funding sources. Don’t be fooled by the Department of Finance’s budgetary legerdemain whereby only […]

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    Nearly half of Californians at risk in data breaches;10% involve state agencies and colleges

    October 29th, 2014 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    Nearly half of Californians at risk in data breaches;10% involve state agencies and colleges

    Attorney General Kamala Harris has come out with new report on data breaches primarily involving non-government entities like Target and LivingSocial, but there are plenty of state colleges, healthcare systems and individual departments including Corrections, and Departments of Child Support and Managed Healthcare Services, among […]

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