The Art of Cyberwar: How To Become a Digital Warrior Against Advanced Threats

Government Technology

Can breaking into public sector networks be as easy as emailing it in? Unfortunately, yes. 95% of state-sponsored espionage attacks rely on email-based techniques such as phishing and spearphishing. The types and sophistication of cyber-attacks far outpace the ability of many public sector agencies to defend against them. And it’s not just email…it’s also social media and the multitude of ways the modern workforce communicates and collaborates.
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In March 2017, Gen. Paul Selva, the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) that Russia had deployed a ground-launched cruise missile (GLCM) violating the “spirit and intent” of the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.1 Selva warned the committee that Russia is “modernizing its strategic nuclear triad and developing new nonstrategic nuclear weapons.” His testimony illustrates the new normal of U.S.-Russian relations, wherein historic nuclear cooperation is profoundly at risk. Russia’s alleged INF Treaty violation has soured already strained relations between the world’s largest nuclear powers.


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Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Systems

Policy Research Associates, Inc

This webinar was offered to states participating in the initiative "Improving Diversion Policies and Programs for Justice Involved Youth with Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders: An Integrated Policy Academy/Action Network Initiative." This initiative, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, is an effort to increase the number of youth with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders diverted out of the juvenile justice system to appropriate community-based behavioral health services, and to reduce the inappropriate and unnecessary contact of these youth with the juvenile justice system.

What to make of Portland's form of government

City Club of Portland

Has Portland become the city it is because of our unique form of government or in spite of it? The only American city its size under the commission form, Portland's governance has once again become the topic of debate as citizens prepare to vote on Measure 26-91. Join City Club on Friday, April 27 for a forum on the measure, with Robert Ball and Chris Smith, in a debate moderated by Nick Fish.

How to Create Effective and Efficient Internal Control: The Ultimate How To Course

LORMAN

This live webinar is designed for accountants, auditors, tax managers, CFOs, controllers, business owners and managers, presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, risk managers, bookkeepers, compliance officers, consultants and attorneys.

Lease Accounting for State & Local Government

BKD, LLP

Governments routinely enter into leases. In January 2016, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued an exposure draft for public comment on accounting and financial reporting for leases. This complimentary webinar examines key elements of the draft guidance highlighting proposed changes to lease accounting for state and local governments.

Spotlight

In March 2017, Gen. Paul Selva, the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) that Russia had deployed a ground-launched cruise missile (GLCM) violating the “spirit and intent” of the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.1 Selva warned the committee that Russia is “modernizing its strategic nuclear triad and developing new nonstrategic nuclear weapons.” His testimony illustrates the new normal of U.S.-Russian relations, wherein historic nuclear cooperation is profoundly at risk. Russia’s alleged INF Treaty violation has soured already strained relations between the world’s largest nuclear powers.

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