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  • Deloitte Hosts Forum on Closing the Cyber Skills Gap - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 participants from government and industry […] More

  • Fixing the Human Capital Issue in Cyber - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 cyber professionals are available to […] More

  • Chinese Call for Cooperation - with Limits - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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, according to official statistics. Back […] More

  • ExecutiveBiz's third annual list of Beltway Game Changers to Watch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ExecutiveBiz’s third annual list of Beltway Game Changers to Watch

    This is the year of aggressive competition. Tightening federal budgets, plus the insourcing push, are proving as much. But while many say government contracting is entering a lean, mean next couple years, there’s still plenty of market opportunity. The trick is knowing who’s changing the game “” and setting the terms “” so you can […] More

  • Cyber Attack Me? I'll Send Special Forces After You - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 go and take down the […] More

  • CSIS' Jim Lewis on the Greatest Threat in Cyberspace - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 read an article about the […] More

  • Cyber Terrorism Debate Continues - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 don't worry about cyber terrorism,“ […] More

  • Daily Government Contracting Recap - March 25, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 than people at the Bureau […] More

  • Cyber Espionage is the Real Problem - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 the CSIS Commission on Securing […] More

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