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Singapore Gets Cyber Agency

Singapore Gets Cyber Agency

The government of Singapore has set up its own cybersecurity agency, known as Singapore Infocomm Technology Security Authority. The agency will be responsible for dealing with cyber threats targeting people… Read more »

ICANN to be More Independent

ICANN to be More Independent

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers and the US Commerce Department have ended an 11-year partnership in which the U.S. government possessed direct control of ICANN. The split… Read more »

Head of Space Command Points to Cyber Connection

Head of Space Command Points to Cyber Connection

In a recent Air Force Symposium, Gen. C. Robert Kehler, who commands the Air Force’s Space Command, discussed the overlapping nature of cyber and space. According to Gen. Kehler, people… Read more »

Steve Hawkins of Raytheon on Cyber Warriors

Steve Hawkins of Raytheon on Cyber Warriors

ExecutiveBiz recently spoke to Steve Hakwins, VP of Information Security Solutions at Raytheon.  He told us about his company’s offerings in Information Security, what makes a good cyber warrior, how… Read more »

Cartoon to Help Educate on Cybersecurity in UAE

Cartoon to Help Educate on Cybersecurity in UAE

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority in the United Arab Emirates is using a cartoon in a national advertising campaign designed to increase awareness about cybersecurity. The new cartoon character, known as… Read more »

Data Breach Potentially Compromises SSNs

Data Breach Potentially Compromises SSNs

According to Computerworld, the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill notified more than 160,000 women Friday their Social Security numbers may have been compromised… Read more »

Ants Serve as Model for Security System

Ants Serve as Model for Security System

Researchers at Wake Forest University in North Carolina have taken a novel approach to information security that is modeled on the defensive strategies of ants. According to the Telegraph, “digital… Read more »

Subcommittee Approves Bill to Increase Cybersecurity Capability

Subcommittee Approves Bill to Increase Cybersecurity Capability

A bill to increase research and funding for cyber security was passed unanimously by the House Science Research Subcommittee. The bill requires DoD, NSF and DHS to develop programs to… Read more »

SECAF Briefing on Cybersecurity

SECAF Briefing on Cybersecurity

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum held a meeting on cybersecurity and the implications for government contractors. The event featured Michael Kushin, CTO of ManTech International Corporation, and Robert… Read more »

UK Cyber Research Center Opens

UK Cyber Research Center Opens

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies opened Wednesday and is housed at Queen’s University in the U.K. The center is set to be at the forefront of innovative technologies to… Read more »

Interview With EDS, HP Company Cyber Expert Sam Chun: FISMA Must Be Updated

Interview With EDS, HP Company Cyber Expert Sam Chun: FISMA Must Be Updated

Cybersecurity expert at EDS ,an HP Company, Sam Chun, shared his views of FISMA, the new U.S. Cyber Command Center and where he believes the future of cybersecurity lies with TheNewNewInternet. Chun believes FISMA… Read more »

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Backs Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Backs Net Neutrality

During a speech at the Brookings Institute on Monday, Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski discussed his support for net neutrality. He suggested that the existing guidelines set forth by the… Read more »

Cybersecurity Leaders Must Be Flexible

Cybersecurity Leaders Must Be Flexible

Lt. Gen. William Lord, chief of warfighting integration and CIO of the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, recently highlighted the need for a flexible command model for… Read more »

MI5 Use Teens for Cyber Defense

MI5 Use Teens for Cyber Defense

According to Daily Express, MI5 has hired approximately 50 individuals, some of whom are still teens, to help combat cyber attacks. The new employees have already traced cyber attacks to… Read more »

No Privacy Issue with Government-Monitoring Program

No Privacy Issue with Government-Monitoring Program

The Department of Justice recently determined the use of Einstein 2, the government program that monitors communications on government servers, does not violate rights of private citizens or government employees…. Read more »

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