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Government in technology: Big Brother or big bother?

What is the role of government in technology, and how do you balance security and privacy?

Join us for this episode of Discover Performance Weekly where we ask “What is the role of government in technology?” HP Software evangelist and VP of Strategic Marketing Paul Muller leads a discussion with the following information security experts:

  • Jerry Gamblin, Network Security Advisor for the State of Missouri
  • Rob Roy, Federal CTO for HP Enterprise Security Products
  • Rafal Los, Principal of HP Enterprise Security Services

Breaking down the discussion

In this episode, you will hear the group discuss the following topics:

  • Key points in the debate over public and private sectors (1:45)
  • E-government benefits (3:30)
  • Challenges of identification and security (6:20)
  • Single sign-on for government resources (10:15)
  • Opportunity for a public/private partnership (14:00)
  • Data anonymity and privacy (16:00)

The “tips of the week” our guests offer include:
Rafal: Stay connected with the news, and with your peers on Twitter
Jerry: Master list of all security events and conferences (
Rob: NIST: Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (
Paul: HP Government Summit: Visit to learn more about this annual event.

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