Tag Archives: Jim Lewis

Deloitte Hosts Forum on Closing the Cyber Skills Gap

As cybersecurity inextricably links U.S. national security and economic security, government leaders are working to close the cyber skills gap through cross-industry partnerships and other innovative approaches. But is this enough? Will these programs reduce risks, drive meaningful results, and make Americans safer? These are just some of the questions …

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Fixing the Human Capital Issue in Cyber

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has released a new report on the human capital issues currently facing the cybersecurity effort in the United States. The report, titled “A Human Capital Crisis in Cybersecurity,” claims the United States is currently facing a crisis in that not enough skilled …

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Chinese Call for Cooperation – with Limits

While many people consider China to be one of the central perpetrators of cyber malfeasance, it is also equally concerned about cyber attacks. As such, the Chinese are now looking to promote greater cooperation on the international stage for cyberspace. Approximately 40,000 websites in China were hacked in 2009 alone, …

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Cyber Attack Me? I’ll Send Special Forces After You

Fault Lines, a television program run by Al Jazeera, recently ran a segment on cyber warfare, which included interviews with notable experts like Michael Chertoff and James Lewis. During his interview, Chertoff discussed the possiblity of responding to a cyber attack with kinetic response, such as utilizing Special Forces to …

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CSIS' Jim Lewis on the Greatest Threat in Cyberspace

Late last month, Dr. Jim Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies spoke at a local event hosted by the Potomac Officers Club. During his talk, Dr. Lewis discussed the greatest threats facing the U.S., namely cyber espionage. Below is a video from the event. You can also …

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Cyber Terrorism Debate Continues

While the debate is currently raging regarding the definition of cyber war, another central debate in cybersecurity is the issue of cyber terrorism. Jim Lewis, of CSIS, believes that cyber terrorism is not the principle threat at present, largely because he does not think terrorists presently have the capability. “I …

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Daily Government Contracting Recap – March 25, 2010

Cyber espionage is the real problem, according to CSIS’ Dr. Jim Lewis who spoke at the Potomac Officers Club today. Purdue is partnering with Sypris Electronics for cyber research. According to a cyber researcher, our best hope is that the enemy is “drowning in data.” There are more mobile devices …

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Cyber Espionage is the Real Problem

Dr. Jim Lewis sees the issue of economic cyber espionage as the greatest threat the United States currently faces in cyberspace. “The real problem is economic espionage,” Lewis said today at an event hosted by the Potomac Officers Club. Lewis is one of the premier experts in cybersecurity. He led …

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Dr. Jim Lewis Speaks at the Potomac Officers Club

Senior Fellow and Director of CSIS’ Technology and Public Policy Program, Dr. Jim Lewis spoke at the Potomac Officers Club event this afternoon.  His remarks focused on cybersecurity, and he detailed some of the greatest current threats to industry and national security, as well as some potential solutions. Much of …

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State Department, Senate Consider Creation of 'Cyber Ambassador'

Following cyber attacks against Google, officials at the State Department and Congress are considering proposals to create an ambassador-like cybersecurity post and the Senate Foreign Relations committee is considering tying U.S. financial aid to foreign countries’ ability to effectively police cyber crime. The “cyber ambassador” would negotiate cyber policy at …

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