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ExecutiveBiz’s third annual list of Beltway Game Changers to Watch

ExecutiveBiz’s third annual list of Beltway Game Changers to Watch

This is the year of aggressive competition. Tightening federal budgets, plus the insourcing push, are proving as much. But while many say government contracting is entering a lean, mean next… Read more »

International Cybersecurity Event Kicks Off

International Cybersecurity Event Kicks Off

The First International Cybersecurity Summit kicks off today in Dallas, Texas, hosted by the EastWest Institute. The goal of the summit is to advance an international dialogue on cybersecurity issues,… Read more »

'The NSA is a national treasure' says Sen. Lieberman During Alexander Confirmation Hearing

'The NSA is a national treasure' says Sen. Lieberman During Alexander Confirmation Hearing

The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing today to discuss the nominations of Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander to head U.S. Cyber Command and Vice Admiral James Winnefeld to head… Read more »

Schmidt Says Cybersecurity Efforts Need Improvement

Schmidt Says Cybersecurity Efforts Need Improvement

Howard Schmidt, the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, believes that the current federal efforts to secure cyberspace, while heading in the right direction, remain inadequate, according to Federal Computer Week. Schmidt… Read more »

First Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit: Five reasons your company should attend

First Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit: Five reasons your company should attend

Remember the first meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev? Or Nixon and Mao? Now’s your chance to be part of the next historic meeting. This time, it’s about cybersecurity. And it’s… Read more »

"It doesn’t matter how you define cyberwar," says Amit Yoran

"It doesn’t matter how you define cyberwar," says Amit Yoran

A central debate in recent months has been over the issue of cyber warfare and whether or not one is occurring presently. Mike McConnell, currently of Booz Allen and former… Read more »

RSA Conference Yields Expert Advice

RSA Conference Yields Expert Advice

Last week, RSA held its annual conference out in San Francisco, CA. The conference brought together cyber experts from around the world, along with notable speakers like DHS Secretary Janet… Read more »

FBI Embedding Cyber Investigators Abroad

FBI Embedding Cyber Investigators Abroad

In the growing battle against cyber crime, the FBI is seeking to broaden its reach by embedding cyber investigators in foreign countries. Currently, the FBI has embedded investigators with law… Read more »

CNCI Declassified

CNCI Declassified

The White House has unveiled a declassified version of the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI). The CNCI was originally started by the Bush Administration and President Obama has decided to… Read more »

Howard Schmidt Discusses Cybersecurity at RSA Conference

Howard Schmidt Discusses Cybersecurity at RSA Conference

This week, San Francisco is playing host to the RSA Conference, which has seen a gathering from some of the top IT security professionals in the world. Howard Schmidt, currently… Read more »

Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

This week, RSA’s conference in California looks “ to drive the worldwide information security agenda,” says conference general manager Sandra Toms LaPedis. As instances of cyber attacks continue to grow… Read more »

Gen. Meyerrose: “There are no pedestrians in cyberspace”

Gen. Meyerrose: “There are no pedestrians in cyberspace”

The past 10 months have been very active in the field of cybersecurity. In May 2009, Melissa Hathaway published her findings from the 60 day Cyberspace Policy Review. In December… Read more »

DoD Looks to Set New Rules for Information Sharing with Contractors

DoD Looks to Set New Rules for Information Sharing with Contractors

The Department of Defense has issued new policy changes to ensure cyber security when working with companies in the defense industrial base (ie government contractors). The policy does three things:… Read more »

US Faces Serious Threats in Cyberspace says John Brennan

US Faces Serious Threats in Cyberspace says John Brennan

President Obama’s top counter terrorism adviser, John Brennan, recently said on NBC’s Meet the Press, that the US faces serious threats in cyberspace. “The threats and the vulnerabilities within the… Read more »

Schmidt Claims Internet More Secure

Schmidt Claims Internet More Secure

Earlier this week, White House cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt gave his first public appearance following his appointment, claiming the Internet is more secure now than it has been in recent… Read more »

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