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  • New NIST Website Details Forthcoming Strategy for Trusted IDs in Cyberspace - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    New NIST Website Details Forthcoming Strategy for Trusted IDs in Cyberspace

    Just days after Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced a proposed Identity Ecosystem, the National Institute of Standards and Technology launched a new website with more information on the Obama administration's forthcoming National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, which seeks to help establish voluntary identity solutions and privacy-enhancing technologies that will enhance the security […] More

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    Howard Schmidt: Cyber Threat 'Exaggerated'

    You can barely turn a page in a newspaper–or on your e-reader–without getting bombarded with an impending sense of doom originating from cyber attacks and malicious hackers. However, according to White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt, that threat has been overplayed–“exaggerated,” as the cyber czar put it in a recent interview. “Things have to be […] More

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    Government, Finance Industry Team Up to Promote Cybersecurity Innovation

    Federal agencies and the financial services industry will work together to speed the commercialization of cybersecurity research innovations and establish a framework for collaboration between the public and private sectors as directed by President Barack Obama in his cybersecurity policy address. The National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland […] More

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    Executive Profile: Howard A. Schmidt, Cyber Coordinator

    Howard Schmidt was appointed as the new cybersecurity coordinator at the White House in December 2009. Schmidt is the former president and CEOof the Information Security Forum (ISF), a position he was appointed to in 2008. In his nearly 40-year-long career in defense, law enforcement and corporate security, Schmidt has worked in various fields, including […] More

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