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The current acting Cyber Security Coordinator at the White House, Chris Painter, recently responded to the growing criticism targeting the White House’s inability to fill the position permanently. At the Federal Chief Information Officers Council’s 2009 Federal Identity Management and Cybersecurity Conference on Tuesday, he said “It’s a mistake to think that without a coordinator […] More
Early this week, Robert Stevens, CEO of Lockheed Martin, stated at the Reuters Aerospace and Defense Summit in Washington that Lockheed Martin will look to make more acquisitions in 2010. Stevens said the company will look for acquisitions in energy security, cyber security, intelligence surveillance and logistical support. “When we look to the future of […] More
In a survey released December 15th by computer security company TrendMicro the growing dependence on cloud computing may open more businesses to cyber threat According to the TrendMicro 2010 Future Threat Report virtualization and cloud computing move significant numbers of servers outside of traditional security means and expand the risk. Cybercriminals have the ability to […] More
This past year the number of cyber attacks, cyber security breaches and internet related crime has risen steadily making e-consumers think twice about online purchases. According to Symantec in a recent study, 87% of e-mails received in the last year were spam. That number is up ten percent since 2008. Symantec estimates that 40 trillion […] More
The United States, Russia and the UN have begun talks on cyber security and limits to warfare in the cyber context according to a report in the New York Times. This shift highlights the growing realization that cyberspace is rapidly becoming weaponized and more players are capable of launching attacks through cyberspace, often with anonymity. […] More
With the exception of early checkered historical relations (ie, the multiple US invasions of Canada in the Revolutionary War and War of 1812), Canada has always been an effective US ally and provided for a relatively secure northern border. However, given the nature of the threat of attacks through cyberspace, the cyber security of Canada […] More
As the threat of attacks through cyberspace steadily increases, the Naval Academy is considering plans to place cyber security as a core part of its curriculum for young aspiring naval officers. Academy Superintendent, VADM Jeffrey Fowler, told the Board of Visitors that the school was currently developing a cyber security curriculum and that taking at […] More
On December 2nd, 2009, Norm Augustine spoke at the Potomac Officers Club Luncheon at the Ritz Carlton in Tyson“™s Corner. John Hillen, of Global Defense Technology and Systems Inc. introduced Norm Augustine. Augustine spoke about the importance of education, more specifically in math, science, and engineering, and what role private companies have in the future […] More
In just a few short weeks, 2010 begins “” the dawn of a new decade. The question now is: Who’ll be leading change in and around government contracting? We’ve got a few suggestions. For the second consecutive year, ExecutiveBiz brings you its annual list of Top 20 People to Watch. From government leaders to CEOs, policy […] More
Every year children anxiously wait to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus as he travels around the world, delivering presents for all the good little girls and boys. Well, this year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is making the job of tracking Santa much easier. NORAD is taking advantage of the latest Web […] More
Today is the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. On Dec. 7, a Japanese carrier fleet launched a series of air attacks on the U.S. Naval base at Pearl Harbor, sinking several ships and destroying a number of aircraft. A number of leading thinkers in cybersecurity have raised the possibility of […] More
The International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) will conduct cyber training for the Royal Malaysian Police. The course will be revealed next year and is expected to include methods to help the police combat cyber crime and identity theft. Datuk Mohd Noor Amin, the chairman of IMPACT, said “There needs to be a political […] More
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