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Melissa Hathaway: Lack of permanent cyber coordinator doesn’t show lack of priority by White House

Melissa Hathaway: Lack of permanent cyber coordinator doesn’t show lack of priority by White House

Cybersecurity threats are “just the beginning of the beginning.” Melissa Hathaway recently drew that assessment in accepting Information Security Magazine’s 5th annual Security 7 Awards. The biggest casualty on the… Read more »

Navy IT Plan Highlights Role of Cybersecurity

Navy IT Plan Highlights Role of Cybersecurity

In the Navy’s recently announced IT plan for the 2010 fiscal year, CIO Robert Carey outlined some of the key areas of focus, including increased cybersecurity, more use of Web… Read more »

McAfee Joins Cyber Education Effort

McAfee Joins Cyber Education Effort

As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, McAfee, Inc. has outlined its support for the program sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance. To demonstrate its support for the… Read more »

Gen. Raduege Responds to Hathaway's Move to Harvard

Gen. Raduege Responds to Hathaway's Move to Harvard

Following Melissa Hathaway’s move to Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center, The New New Internet had the opportunity to discuss the move briefly with Gen. Harry Raduege, currently chairman at the… Read more »

Hathaway Urges Government to 'Keep Pace with Cybersecurity'

Hathaway Urges Government to 'Keep Pace with Cybersecurity'

In an article for Information Security Magazine, Melissa Hathaway, currently of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center, highlighted the centrality of the Internet and computer networks to U.S. national infrastructure…. Read more »

Cyberspace is Newest Security Frontier

Cyberspace is Newest Security Frontier

Experts met recently at the Telecom World 2009 event hosted by the International Telecommunication Union in Geneva. ITU Secretary General Dr. Hamadoun Toure called for cyberpeace, a system in which… Read more »

Spies Like Life in the Cloud

Spies Like Life in the Cloud

The Central Intelligence Agency is a big supporter of cloud computing, according to a recent article on computerworld.com. The CIA feels that using cloud computing can better secure its data… Read more »

Melissa Hathaway named senior advisor at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center

Melissa Hathaway named senior advisor at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center

She helped put cybersecurity on the national radar. Now Melissa Hathaway is finding new ways to further the conversation. On Oct. 1, Hathaway joined Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for… Read more »

Taskforce to Focus on Effectiveness over Compliance

Taskforce to Focus on Effectiveness over Compliance

A cross-agency task force is looking to implement a standard set of metrics to measure the effectiveness of cybersecurity efforts throughout government agencies. The new Security Metrics Taskforce will look… Read more »

Navy to Create Cyber Command

Navy to Create Cyber Command

The Navy will set up a coordinated cyber command to improve cyber capabilities, according to the Chief of Naval Operations. The new unit will function as the Navy’s contribution to… Read more »

DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano: 1,000 cybersecurity hires on the way

DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano: 1,000 cybersecurity hires on the way

It’s a good time to be a geek. Hoping to jump-start a flagging vision for stronger cybersecurity, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (right) has announced the department will… Read more »

National Archives Facilitated Data Breach?

National Archives Facilitated Data Breach?

The National Archives and Records Administration may have sent out a disk with confidential information on 70 million veterans, and the incident has been referred to the inspector general for… Read more »

DHS Can Hire 1000 Cyber Professionals

DHS Can Hire 1000 Cyber Professionals

On Thursday, Janet Napolitano announced DHS has been authorized to hire up to 1,000 cybersecurity professionals. The remarks came at the kick off meeting for National Cyber Security Awareness Month.The… Read more »

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 »

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