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'We Have to Work Together' to Fight Cyber Crime says McAfee CEO

'We Have to Work Together' to Fight Cyber Crime says McAfee CEO

Dave DeWalt, president and CEO of McAfee, has called for the formation of an international framework to combat the growing threat from cyber crime according to a CRN article. While… Read more »

Air Force Cyber Command to Go Operational

Air Force Cyber Command to Go Operational

The 24th Air Force was certified for operation yesterday by the head of the Air Force Base Command, according to San Antonio Business Journal. The unit stationed at Lackland Air… Read more »

Attention, CFOs: Looking to strengthen internal finance teams? Harris IT’s Marci Finney shows how

Attention, CFOs: Looking to strengthen internal finance teams? Harris IT’s Marci Finney shows how

Despite the tough economy, the Greater Washington, DC area remains a competitive market for recruiting and retaining top talent. That’s true as well in government contracting. Whether you’re hiring at… Read more »

China Claims US Has 'Cyber Army' and 'Hacker Brigade'

China Claims US Has 'Cyber Army' and 'Hacker Brigade'

Since the cyber attacks against Google earlier this month, China and the United States have engaged in a “war of words: over cyberspace policy. Over the weekend, China accused the… Read more »

Most Federal Agencies Miss DNS Deadline

Most Federal Agencies Miss DNS Deadline

Approximately 80 percent of federal agency websites failed to meet a December 31 deadline for deploying DNS security technology according to media reports. The technology, when properly implemented, makes it… Read more »

China Tells 'Information Imperialists' to Back Off

China Tells 'Information Imperialists' to Back Off

Late last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton critized China’s use of Internet censorship and its lack of support for Internet freedom in a speech in Washington, DC. Following the… Read more »

Indian Police to Develop Manual to Probe Cyber Crime

Indian Police to Develop Manual to Probe Cyber Crime

Police in Pune, India are working to develop a manual for conducting probes of alleged cyber crimes following an incident in which a seemingly innocent software engineer was arrested, according… Read more »

Clinton Calls for Cybersecurity Cooperation

Clinton Calls for Cybersecurity Cooperation

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking a gathering at the Newseum yesterday, called for greater Internet freedom and greater cooperation with the international community in combating cyber threats. “Disruptions in… Read more »

Lynn Highlights Threats in Cyberspace

Lynn Highlights Threats in Cyberspace

Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn, speaking at the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis-Fletcher Conference on National Security Strategy and Policy, discussed the evolution of the threat landscape, in which adversaries… Read more »

Gates Looks to India for Cyber Cooperation

Gates Looks to India for Cyber Cooperation

The Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, has spent the past few days in India and Pakistan working towards increasing cooperation between those two nations and the US. Particularly, when Gates… Read more »

Search Engines Capturing Data, Two Ways to Address the Issue

Search Engines Capturing Data, Two Ways to Address the Issue

Privacy advocates have consistently questioned the data capture policies of large scale search engines, such as Google, Microsoft Bing and Yahoo. Google and Microsoft have each taken widely different approaches… Read more »

Britain's Conservatives Attack Labour Government over Cyber

Britain's Conservatives Attack Labour Government over Cyber

Late last week, David Cameron, head of the Conservative Party in the UK, outlined his parties plans to handle national security issues. The plans highlight the central role that cyber… Read more »

DOE to Set Up Cyber Force to Protect Power Grid

DOE to Set Up Cyber Force to Protect Power Grid

The US Department of Energy announced its plans to spend $8.5 million for a cyber security unit to help protect the US electric power grid according to an article on… Read more »

Obama administration enters second year; Microsoft’s Civilian Chief Greg Myers on IT offerings

Obama administration enters second year; Microsoft’s Civilian Chief Greg Myers on IT offerings

Although hard to believe, it’s been one year since the Obama administration came to office. In that time, Greg Myers took on his current role as general manager of Microsoft’s… Read more »

Australia Opens Center for Cyber War

Australia Opens Center for Cyber War

The Australian Department of Defense has opened a new center for cyber security in Canberra. The center will be staffed over 50 existing staff from the Defence Signals Directorate (DSD)… Read more »

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