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Ambassador Eric Edelman Moves to CSBA

Ambassador Eric S. Edelman will join the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments as a Distinguished Fellow. As a senior official at the State Department, DoD, White House, and as a Career Minister with three decades of Foreign Service experience, Dr. Edelman brings a wealth of experience and accomplishment in …

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Cyber Czar in a Haystack

The Obama administration was expected to name a Cyber Czar and release a cyberspace policy review last Friday.   The administration released the 76-page “Cyberspace Policy Review”  as expected.   Unexpectedly, the administration did not name a “Cyber Czar.”  Melissa Hathaway, acting senior director for cyberspace at the National Security Council and the …

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DoD’s Robert Lentz: Three ways to strengthen public-private partnership in cyber security

Recently, when members of the armed forces spoke before Congress on the government’s cybersecurity preparedness, the Pentagon’s top information-security official, Robert Lentz, offered this sobering statistic: Last year, DoD detected 360 million attempts to breach its networks — up from six million just three years ago. The threat isn’t going …

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Former CIA senior scientist joins NISC

National Interest Security Company, (NISC), a top provider of innovative information technology, announced today that Dr. Les Dreiling, former technical advisor to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) National Clandestine Service (NCS), has joined NISC as Chief Scientist of NISC Advanced Information Solutions. With 29 years of experience behind him, Dreiling …

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Potential 'Cyber Czar' Candidates Revealed

Melissa Hathaway, Rod Beckstrom and Paul Kurtz are the forerunners in the race to be the U.S. government’s first “cyber czar.” Don Adams, the Palo Alto-based chief technology officer, Worldwide, Public Sector for tech giant Tibco, said in a statement. The Obama administration’s information security chief (a job title that still …

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