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Rina Li

Senior Research Analyst, Government Business Council Rina Li is Senior Research Analyst at Government Business Council, where she writes and produces content on federal, defense, and tech topics. She holds a degree in International Politics and Security Studies from Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service.
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Cyber Defense 101: Arming the Next Generation of Government Employees

July 14, 2016 Federal, state, and local organizations are taking steps to implement and enhance cybersecurity measures in the face of these new threats; however, investing solely in technical solutions isn’t enough. In order to successfully defend critical data and infrastructure, the public sector must place an emphasis on the human aspect of...

The Future of .gov: Bringing State and Local Digital Services into the 21st Century

June 29, 2016 The digital revolution has fundamentally changed the way we interact with one another, and state and local governments across the country are striving to implement streamlined, personalized websites and online services. However, organizations face significant challenges in the delivering a citizen-centric digital experience – ones that can only be overcome...

Flash Poll Series: Mergers & Acquisitions

June 22, 2016 Government contractors are actively seeking ways to maintain their competitive edge in a volatile federal marketplace, and the result has been a surge in mergers & acquisitions across the government services sector. GBC took a closer look at federal perceptions of trends toward industry consolidation with a series of flash...

Improving Collaboration through Identity Management: 2016 Progress Report

May 17, 2016 Transformational technologies are converging with increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, and federal leaders are striving to balance operational effectiveness and security by transitioning to an “Identity Ecosystem” – an online environment that will ensure access to agency data and resources by the right people, at the right time, and for the...

Constant Vigilance: Navigating the New Cyber Threat Landscape

May 6, 2016 Confronted with an increasingly formidable slew of threats, state and local governments are under mounting pressure to safeguard critical data – but with attacks evolving in both severity and sophistication, IT departments face significant challenges in constructing a holistic cybersecurity framework. Download this GBC Issue Brief to learn about: The...

The Call from the Basement: Combating Insider Threats in State & Local Government

April 22, 2016 State and local governments are increasingly aware of the need to bolster cybersecurity, but focusing exclusively on external threats isn't enough. If organizations are to successfully manage vulnerabilities, they need to account for the full destructive potential of insider threats – the call from the basement. Download this GBC Issue...

Achieving Holistic Cybersecurity: 2016 Progress Report

April 13, 2016 The past few years have seen an explosion of cyber attacks, and with the 2015 OPM breaches underscoring the vulnerability of government data, agencies are racing to implement proactive, holistic cybersecurity measures. In order to learn more about the current state of agency cybersecurity, GBC undertook an in-depth research survey...

Flash Poll Series: Cybersecurity

March 14, 2016 Months after last year's devastating OPM breaches, millions of Americans are still reeling from the fallout of compromised personal information. The incident served to underline the vulnerability of government data and infrastructure in the face of increasingly powerful cyber attacks, and federal, state, and local organizations are racing to bolster...

Organizations Still Have Cybersecurity Gaps

March 2, 2016 In the wake of last year’s massive OPM data breaches, Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott launched an unprecedented 30-day cybersecurity sprint: from June to July 2015, agencies raced to bolster their systems and develop preemptive cybersecurity strategies. The resulting report showed that 14 of 24 agencies had successfully adopted...

Inside Federal IT Modernization

March 1, 2016 Federal agencies are increasingly placing a premium on modernizing IT; however, they continue to face a host of structural and strategic limitations in their efforts to implement new technologies. To assess the state of federal IT modernization, GBC recently conducted a survey of 423 federal employees from at least 30...