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Jim Richberg

Public Sector CISO and VP of Information Security, Fortinet

Jim Richberg is public sector field CISO and VP of information security at Fortinet.

It takes a team to secure operational technology

State and local governments must look for federal and private-sector partners.


Protect elections by prioritizing public awareness of cyber defenses

By turning the spotlight on the processes and technologies that undergird election security, state and local cyber leaders can thwart malign foreign influence activities before they can take hold.


Staying strong against evolving ransomware

As cybercriminals expand the ransomware-as-a-service market with new variants to increase their potential profits, governments must significantly step up efforts to protect agencies, networks, personnel and citizens.


Pandemic underscores the importance of security, agility for remote work

Secure, remote work environments enhance productivity, ensure continuity of operations and open the door to recruiting and retaining a more diverse and motivated government workforce.