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Booz Allen Vice Chair Mike McConnell: Cyber Legislation Needed, Exec Order ‘A Good Start’

The U.S. needs cybersecurity legislation to protect citizens and businesses from increasing rates of cyber attacks and exploitation, according to Booz Allen Hamilton Vice Chairman Mike McConnell. McConnell, a former national intelligence director in both the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, released a statement Wednesday regarding a new White …

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Booz Allen Report: Top 10 Financial Services Cyber Risk Trends for 2013; Mike McConnell Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton released a report today about the cyber risks the financial services industry could encounter in 2013. Mike McConnell, Booz Allen vice chairman and former director of National Intelligence, said chief information security officers must perform “self-evaluations and industry-wide conversations” for a successful cyber defense. “There are many …

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Mike McConnell Honored with Intelligence, National Security Award

Former Director of National Intelligence and Director of National Security Agency Mike McConnell received the 27th Annual William Oliver Baker Award for excellence in intelligence and national security. The award was given on the behalf of The Intelligence and National Security Alliance. McConnell was recognized for his contributions to intelligence …

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Mike McConnell: Debate will Continue until 'Catastrophic Event' Happens

Mike McConnell, former director of national intelligence, believes the United States is not moving quickly and effectively enough to secure the nation's networks. Speaking at the “Cyber 1.0“ conference, McConnell said prior to leaving the federal sector, he advocated for the creating of an “independent specified command“ that would be …

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We Would Lose Cyberwar says former DNI Mike McConnell

Cyberwar is increasingly entering into the mindset of policy makers. Earlier this month, DNI Dennis Blair outlined the cyber threat in his Annual Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, saying that “The United States confronts a dangerous combination of known and unknown vulnerabilities, strong and rapidly expanding adversary capabilities, …

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Mike McConnell to rejoin Booz Allen

National security expert Mike McConnell will rejoin Booz Allen as senior vice president upon the completion of his service as Director of National Intelligence. A Vietnam veteran, McConnell served 29 years in the Navy before retiring in 1996 as a vice admiral. Upon his retirement, McConnell joined Booz Allen where …

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