Cybersecurity in the State of New Hampshire is of increasing importance as new technologies and communication methods continue to emerge. As the majority of governmental and day-to-day operations become increasingly reliant on digital information and storage, securing these information sources becomes increasingly important. New Hampshire is home to numerous small businesses, and media, and correspondingly holds some of the most critical information of its members. Therefore, security protocols and technologies must be comprehensive and up-to-date.
Many of the Universities across the state host several Cybersecurity conferences, events, and workshops that allow IT Security professionals to learn, network, and discuss upcoming security trends and challenges. This includes the New Hampshire Institute of Technology, which hosted the “NH Tech and Cyber Security Conference.” This event gave IT Security professionals the chance to dialogue on the rapidly changing security landscape, as well as hear from keynote speakers, and industry experts, and participate in hands-on activities.
The state is also home to a joint communal effort between the University of New Hampshire and the businesses and media entities within the state. This community works to identify potential security threats, secure digital assets, and promote data security best practices. This program offers educational resources to citizens, as well as training and workshops wherein citizens can learn about data security principles and common security measures.
Finally, the New Hampshire Information Technology Security Association provides numerous resources to Security professionals and those looking to enter the field. This includes job postings, networking opportunities, and access to exclusive webcasts and documents. The association also provides members with access to professional organizations such as ISC2, OWASP, and CompTIA.
Overall, New Hampshire is well-equipped to protect crucial digital information and secure its citizens’ sensitive data. Utilizing the array of resources, conferences, and associations that the state offers Security Professionals and citizens alike can remain educated and aware of the latest cybersecurity threats.
By continuing to support multi-sector partnerships, New Hampshire can protect not only its digital privacy but also ensure the privacy of its citizens and businesses across the State.