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Government & Public Services Cyber Risk

Cyber is everywhere. How do you prioritize?

Digital transformation, enabling technologies, and connected communities are creating a new horizon of opportunities for enhanced government impact and citizen engagement. With these come new business models, expanded data management and access requirements, and technology modifications—all with varying risks. Deloitte collaborates with organizations to provide deeper insight into addressing cyber risks while promoting innovation and program impact.

COVID-19 cyber risk preparedness and response

There’s limited precedent for how COVID-19 will affect the technology-reliant business world today. Unlike past epidemics, COVID-19 has caused discrete financial "shocks" and broader day-to-day disruption, which will likely lead to secondary and tertiary cyber implications. Learn more about the cyber risks associated with COVID-19 and what your organization can do to mitigate increasing cyber threats.

Learn more about COVID-19 cyber risk preparedness and response.

Deloitte Cyber Risk Services capabilities

Identifying, prioritizing, and managing cyber risks as part of your organizational strategy is critical to maintain citizen services, enable program execution, and protect critical infrastructure. Recognized as the largest cyber security services provider in the world, Deloitte’s Government & Public Services Cyber Risk practice carries a depth of experience in risk, regulation, and technology management. With cyber touching every aspect of a citizen’s life and government services, the practice focuses on collaborating with organizations to identify risks and points of vulnerabilities and creating strategies to better manage risk across the spectrum of an organization. Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Services portfolio provides cyber defense strategies to match enterprise and agency-specific business requirements.

Learn more about Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Services.

Featured insights:

As governments provide more digital services to citizens, they risk falling prey to ransomware attacks and face a dilemma: pay ransoms that can likely fuel more attacks and other illicit activities, or deal with the considerable cost of losing data necessary to provide public goods and services.

It is crucial to explore steps government organizations can take to better secure IT infrastructure and data to avoid this dilemma. To discover how governments could approach the threat of ransomware, built on doing three things well: building well, operating well, and responding well, read Ransoming government: What state and local governments can do to break free from ransomware attacks.

Srini Subramanian
State & Local Government, Higher Education (SLHE) Advisory Sector Leader, Principal
Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory
Deloitte & Touche LLP

With traditional digital walls gone and citizen expectations rising, organizations are struggling to find effective digital identity management solutions. Effective digital identity practices are more important to an organization’s success than ever. They are vital for presenting a compelling first contact point to citizens, protecting sensitive data, enabling secure transactions, and transforming business processes. It is critical to approach enterprise and consumer identity with equal vigor, explore managed services, and integrate new technologies. View insights from co-author Mike Wyatt, a principal and Deloitte’s Identity leader. Read, Rediscovering your identity.

Michael Wyatt
Identity leader, Principal
Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory
Deloitte & Touche LLP

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Tim Li

Tim Li

Principal | Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory

Tim, a principal at Deloitte & Touche LLP, is the Government & Public Services leader for the Cyber & Strategic Risk practice of Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory. He leads the strategy and delivery ... More

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