Tag Archives: “Melissa Hathaway”

Melissa Hathaway Moves To ManTech

ManTech International announced late yesterday that Melissa Hathaway, President of Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC and former Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace for the National and Homeland Security Councils, and former Senior Advisor and Cyber Coordination Executive for the Director of National Intelligence, will provide guidance and input at ManTech in …

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Melissa Hathaway: Lack of permanent cyber coordinator doesn’t show lack of priority by White House

Cybersecurity threats are “just the beginning of the beginning.” Melissa Hathaway recently drew that assessment in accepting Information Security Magazine’s 5th annual Security 7 Awards. The biggest casualty on the cybersecurity front is theft of corporate intellectual property and other proprietary data. That loss, writes Hathaway in Information Security’s Oct. …

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Gen. Raduege Responds to Hathaway's Move to Harvard

Following Melissa Hathaway’s move to Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center, The New New Internet had the opportunity to discuss the move briefly with Gen. Harry Raduege, currently chairman at the Deloitte Center for Network Intergration. Raduege believes this move will prove useful for Hathaway and the nation. Moving to the …

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Hathaway Urges Government to 'Keep Pace with Cybersecurity'

In an article for Information Security Magazine, Melissa Hathaway, currently of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center, highlighted the centrality of the Internet and computer networks to U.S. national infrastructure. Hathaway’s contributions to moving cybersecurity forward resulted in her being awarded the Security 7 Award. The article, titled “Government Must …

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Clayton Christensen’s Disruptive Prescription for Healthcare

Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen has developed a model that explains the market chaos that follows a game-changing innovation in any particular field.  Using examples from the steel, computing, chemistry, and financial industries, he explains the three enablers that make an innovation game-changing: technology, a cost-effective business model, and …

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Melissa Hathaway Joins Harvard's Belfer Center

Melissa Hathaway, the National Security Council’s former acting senior director for cyberspace, a senior adviser on cybersecurity at the Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center. Specifically, she well be working on the Minerva Project, which is a collaborative effort between the DoD, Harvard, and …

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10 Cybersecurity Game Changers to Watch in 2010

The field of cybersecurity is becoming increasingly relevant to discussions on national security. President Barack Obama placed cybersecurity in the forefront of his national security policy. In his speech May 29, 2009, Obama stated: “From now on, our digital infrastructure…will be treated as they should be: as a strategic security …

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Julius Genachowski, FCC Chairman, Backs Net Neutrality

During a speech at the Brookings Institute on Monday, Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski discussed his support for net neutrality. He suggested that the existing guidelines set forth by the FCC for net neutrality should be codified for regulation purposes.  According to cnet news, two new guidelines that Genachowski advocates …

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Hathaway Optimistic on Direction of Cybersecurity

At the ArcSight Protect 09 conference, keynote speaker Melissa Hathaway, former acting senior director for cyberspace at the White House, pointed to her belief that the federal government is moving in the right direction for securing cyberspace. However, she highlighted that currently the nation is not where it should be …

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SRA’s Stan Sloane: US needs cyber coordinator now

CYBERSECURITY | The other day, industry experts weighed in here about the consequences of the White House delaying announcement of the cyber security coordinator. Some, like Amit Yoran, have argued that it’s best the White House take its time. (“Speed of search is a factor, but much less so in …

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Mischel Kwon, Director of US Computer Emergency Response Team, Resigns

Mischel Kwon, director of the US Computer Emergency Response Team has resigned, reportedly due to frustration with bureaucratic obstacles and not having sufficient power to execute the functions of her office in Department of Homeland Security, according to Defense Tech. Mischel Kwon, the fourth U.S. CERT director in five years, resigned on Friday. …

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Sen. Collins Wants Answers: Why Did Hathaway Resign?

Senator Collins (R-ME) has asked Melissa Hathaway, acting senior director for cyberspace at the White House, for a copy of her resignation letter. Senator Collins, a senior ranking member on the Senator Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, has also requested that her staff members interview Hathaway regarding why she …

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