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  • Bruce Schneier: Stop 'Battle of Metaphors' when Discussing Cyber - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bruce Schneier: Stop 'Battle of Metaphors' when Discussing Cyber

    The threat of cyber warfare is greatly exaggerated and using salacious phrases such as “cyber Armageddon” will only make the situation worse, according to a security expert. Bruce Schneier, chief security technology officer for BT, told BBC News there is a power struggle going on, involving a “battle of metaphors.” He suggested the notion of […] More

  • Bruce Schneier: Cyber War Treaties Needed to Battle Digital Weaponry - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bruce Schneier: Cyber War Treaties Needed to Battle Digital Weaponry

    Governments should set up hotlines between their cyber commands, similar to those used between nuclear commands, to help them battle against cyber attacks, as well as establish treaties to battle digital weaponry,  a security expert proposes. Writing an op-ed for Financial Times, security guru Bruce Schneier highlights that the unknown nature of cyber attacks and […] More

  • Hacktivity Draws 1000 Hackers, Security Experts to Budapest - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hacktivity Draws 1000 Hackers, Security Experts to Budapest

    Hacktivity 2010, the largest hackers’ conference in Eastern and Central Europe, concluded Sunday, drawing nearly 1,000 Internet security professionals and experts to attend the two-day event in Hungary’s capital Budapest. The conference aimed at bringing together officials and computer experts from Hungary and abroad in an informal setting, mixing lectures and discussions with games and […] More

  • Researchers Claim Unbreakable Cryptography - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Researchers Claim Unbreakable Cryptography

    A group of researchers claim to have developed a way to encrypt messages so a user must be in a specific geolocation to unlock the message. The position-based quantum cryptography is currently scheduled to be presented at the 2010 IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science, which takes place in October. In theory, the new […] More

  • Hathaway and Schneier Speak at Cyber Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hathaway and Schneier Speak at Cyber Conference

    Last week, experts from around 40 countries met at the Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Estonia's capital Tallinn to discuss cybersecurity issues. Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves gave the opening remarks, warning about cyber crime. Melissa Hathaway, President of Hathaway Global Strategies and leader of the 60-day Cyberspace Policy Review, gave the keynote […] More

  • NATO Cyber Conference to Convene in Estonia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NATO Cyber Conference to Convene in Estonia

    Later this month, Estonia will host a cybersecurity conference in Tallinn, according to an official at NATO’s Tallinn-based cyber defence centre. “The conference will be attended by various cybersecurity experts and professionals from related disciplines in governments, military and academia to discuss the growing connection between computer security and national security,” NATO cyber defence centre […] More

  • Cyber Debate Finds No Exaggeration in Threat of Cyber War - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cyber Debate Finds No Exaggeration in Threat of Cyber War

    During a moderated debate held at the Newseum earlier this week, cyber heavy weights came together to discuss whether or not the threat of cyber war has been exaggerated. The debate featured Mike McConnell, former DNI and currently serving at Booz Allen, Bruce Schneier, a security technologist, Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy […] More

  • 60-Day Cyberspace Policy Review Recap: 10 Insiders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    60-Day Cyberspace Policy Review Recap: 10 Insiders

    It has been a few weeks since the 60-day White House Cyberspace Policy Review came out, now hear what think-tank leaders, policymakers and experts are saying. A Recap of the 60-day Review. 1.  Leslie Harris, president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology: “welcomes the administration’s efforts to turn a campaign promise into action.” […] More

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