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Mike Carpenter, McAfee’s SVP for Public Sector, on How He Plans to Maintain Growth at McAfee

Mike Carpenter, McAfee’s SVP for Public Sector, on How He Plans to Maintain Growth at McAfee

Mike Carpenter brings dynamism and an entrepreneurial mindset to his duties at McAfee. As senior vice president for Public Sector, he has presided over the fastest growing section of McAfee…. Read more »

DHS to Outsource Cyber Education

DHS to Outsource Cyber Education

The Department of Homeland Security has selected the National Cyber Security Alliance to help the department disseminate information regarding cyber security to the general public, according to an announcement on… Read more »

Police Get Help Combating Cyber Crime in India

Police Get Help Combating Cyber Crime in India

Police in India will be aided by private cyber security experts and Indian IT companies in combating cyber crime, according to a report on IndianExpress.com. The collaborative effort to combat… Read more »

Study Shows Emerging Markets Twice As Likely to Purchase Technology in 2010

Study Shows Emerging Markets Twice As Likely to Purchase Technology in 2010

In a recent study released by Accenture, research suggests that consumers in emerging markets are twice as likely to purchase and use consumer technology in the next year than those… Read more »

Cameroon Looks to Increase Cybersecurity

Cameroon Looks to Increase Cybersecurity

Cameroon, presently home of the most risky Internet websites according to McAfee, is looking to revamp its image. The West African country is looking to improve Internet security for websites… Read more »

Core Competencies for Federal Cyber Security Consulting in 2010

Core Competencies for Federal Cyber Security Consulting in 2010

While recently attending a seminar for security professionals at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, I happened upon “Benjamin Franklin’s Way,” a newly constructed campus walkway incorporating a collection of… Read more »

Congress Delays Cyber Command Over Privacy Concerns

Congress Delays Cyber Command Over Privacy Concerns

Congress has halted the implementation of the Pentagon’s new U.S. Cyber Command and would like to further investigate what role the Cyber Command will play at the Pentagon. The new… Read more »

Navy CIO Discusses Protecting Personal Information

Navy CIO Discusses Protecting Personal Information

In a recent post on his blog, Navy CIO Robert Carey discussed his views on the protection of personally identifiable information. During his long service within the military, Carey has… Read more »

BitDefense Top Security Predictions of 2010

BitDefense Top Security Predictions of 2010

In a study released yesterday, Botnets, malicious applications and social networking malware top the future threats of 2010. In a study released by BitDefender, cyber criminals will be looking to… Read more »

Jim Lewis Weighs in on current and future trends in cyber security

Jim Lewis Weighs in on current and future trends in cyber security

Jim Lewis of the Center for Security and International Studies recently discussed some of the current and future trends in cyber security with the Council on Foreign Relations. During the… Read more »

Reitinger: Better Metrics Needed to Drive Forward Security Practices

Reitinger: Better Metrics Needed to Drive Forward Security Practices

Phil Reitinger, deputy undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate and director of the National Cybersecurity Center, believes better metrics are needed to drive better… Read more »

EXCLUSIVE: 14 Questions for Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra

EXCLUSIVE: 14 Questions for Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra

It’s been a busy last few weeks for Aneesh Chopra. On Dec. 4, Chopra announced the Obama administration’s Open Government Directive. The news was enough to land Chopra a mention… Read more »

Navy CIO Robert Carey Weighs In on Cybersecurity Metrics

Navy CIO Robert Carey Weighs In on Cybersecurity Metrics

As individuals and organizations become more conscientious about cybersecurity, the question arises of how to measure the effectiveness of cybersecurity programs and departments. Beyond the obvious metric of “no breach… Read more »

Howard Schmidt named Cyber Coordinator

Howard Schmidt named Cyber Coordinator

The White House has named Howard Schmidt to the position of cybersecurity coordinator. In this role, Schmidt will serve on the president’s economic council and National Security staff with direct… Read more »

Stolen Laptop Contained Data on Military Family Members

Stolen Laptop Contained Data on Military Family Members

The U.S. Army has confirmed a laptop stolen from an employee of the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command over Thanksgiving weekend contained the personal data of around 42,000… Read more »

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