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BAE Looks to Attract Government Cyber Contracts

As cybersecurity grows in importance, and the dearth of skilled cyber professionals working in government is accentuated, the government is turning more and more to the private sector to provide cybersecurity solutions. BAE Systems North America is working to position itself as a leader in the cybersecurity market. “Our adversaries …

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Michael Chertoff on the Lessons from Cyber ShockWave

Back in February, the BiPartisan Policy Center hosted a mock cyber wargame called “Cyber ShockWave,” which examined how the U.S. would respond to a cyber attack. Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff served as the head of the mock NSC during the wargame. This week, he wrote a column for Government …

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China Claims US Has 'Cyber Army' and 'Hacker Brigade'

Since the cyber attacks against Google earlier this month, China and the United States have engaged in a “war of words: over cyberspace policy. Over the weekend, China accused the United States of conducting cyber warfare. The People’s Daily, a Chinese government-run newspaper, said in an editorial: “The U.S. was …

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Core Competencies for Federal Cyber Security Consulting in 2010

While recently attending a seminar for security professionals at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, I happened upon “Benjamin Franklin’s Way,” a newly constructed campus walkway incorporating a collection of granite pavers with selected maxims from the famous founding father.  While walking along I noticed the following quote: “Distrust and …

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Cyber Warfare, What Is It?

In a report recently published by McAfee, researchers examined the concept of cyber warfare, highlighting a number of nations are actively preparing for war in cyberspace. As the United States and other nations think about cybersecurity, states will need to develop a common understanding of what constitutes cyber warfare. Warfare, …

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