Tag Archives: “Melissa Hathaway”

Melissa Hathaway on Quantifying the Value of Cybersecurity

Melissa Hathaway, author of the 60-day White House cybersecurity review and former acting senior director for cyberspace at the National Security Council, is promoting the American National Standards Institute and the Internet Security Alliance’s 76-page report “The Financial Management of Cyber Risk.” She writes, “This excellent guide for the C-suite …

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Internet Security Alliance Announces Support for Cyber Bill

The latest version of S 773, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee’s cyber security legislation, is expected to be approved by the Committee on Wednesday. The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) has announced its support for the new version of the bill, which removed the previously controversial “kill switch” for …

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Daily GovCon Recap – Feb. 25th, 2010

Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) was critical of the cyber coordinator’s placement in the executive branch on Tuesday. The OPM is crowd-sourcing an online tool to recruit managers. The open government ball kept on rolling. By Light and InZero are teaming up to fight cyber attacks. Melissa Hathaway joined Core Security …

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Experts Join Core Security Technologies Advisory Board

Core Secure Technologies announced that Melissa Hathaway, Roland Cloutier and John Stewart have joined their advisory board, which will help guide company strategy, product plans and vulnerability research. Core Secure Technologies is the provider of CORE IMPACT Pro, a comprehensive tool for proactive enterprise security testing. As founding members of …

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Gen. Meyerrose: “There are no pedestrians in cyberspace”

The past 10 months have been very active in the field of cybersecurity. In May 2009, Melissa Hathaway published her findings from the 60 day Cyberspace Policy Review. In December 2009, President Obama announced that Howard Schmidt would hold the position of Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House. In January, …

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US Faces Serious Threats in Cyberspace says John Brennan

President Obama’s top counter terrorism adviser, John Brennan, recently said on NBC’s Meet the Press, that the US faces serious threats in cyberspace. “The threats and the vulnerabilities within the cyber domain are serious and significant,” he said. Brennan did not name a specific country (or countries) as being responsible …

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Melissa Hathaway to Serve as Security Adviser to Cisco

The New New Internet has learned Melissa Hathaway, president of Hathaway Global Strategies and the former acting senior director for cyberspace within the National Security Council, will join Cisco as a senior adviser to the security team. Hathaway previously led the 60-Day Cyberspace Policy review for the Obama administration. On …

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Top 10 Predictions for government contracting in 2010

By now you’ve had your fill of top 10 lists for 2010. But this is one list you don’t want to miss. What will 2010 hold for Government Contracting? What shape will collaboration take between industry and government in addressing the tough issues of the day? ExecutiveBiz brought that question …

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ExecutiveBiz Top 10 stories of 2009

Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) will address the Potomac Officers Club at a breakfast event on February 4th, beginning at 8:15 AM.  Senator Webb served with distinction as a combat Marine platoon commander in Vietnam, earning the silver star, the Navy Cross, two bronze stars and two purple hearts at the …

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Five Myths About Cybersecurity

The Internet is the global communications and information infrastructure that provides the medium for communication and computation that facilitates the provisioning of numerous applications and infrastructure services, including e-mail, on-line banking, data storage, and quantum computing power.  It brings with it promises of economic development and prosperity, scientific discovery, increased …

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Acting Cyber Czar Says White House is not Behind in Cyber

The current acting Cyber Security Coordinator at the White House, Chris Painter, recently responded to the growing criticism targeting the White House’s inability to fill the position permanently. At the Federal Chief Information Officers Council’s 2009 Federal Identity Management and Cybersecurity Conference on Tuesday, he said “It’s a mistake to …

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Calls Increase for Cyber Coordinator

TechAmerica has joined in calling on the Obama administration to quickly appoint someone to the position of cyber coordinator. The calls for someone to be appointed to the position have increased in the past month, with members of Congress joining the fray. Phil Bond, the president of TechAmerica wrote an …

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