Tag Archives: “Melissa Hathaway”

Private sector to play key role in cybersecurity

Tackling cybersecurity isn’t just a federal problem, it’s a “team sport” that will require private sector involvement. So said two senior administration officials recently, speaking in advance of the release of the 60-day cybersecurity review being conducted by Melissa Hathaway. Officials offered an inside look at the methodology used to …

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Cyber-Hiroshima 2.0 can’t be hit by Navy Snipers

According to Wall St. Journal reporter Bret Stephens, 2008 winner of the Eric Breindel Awardfor Excellence in Journalism, Cyber-threats have the potential to pose a pernicious impact equivalent in numbers to an atomic bomb.  Perhaps the outpouring of recent news stories on cyber crime has anesthetized much of the public, but our government says …

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Vivek Kundra To Speak at Potomac Officers Club

In a rare public appearance, the nation’s first-ever Federal CIO, Vivek Kundra, will be speaking at the Potomac Officers Club on May 5th at the Tyson’s Corner Ritz Carlton.  Kundra is destined to make an impact within the industry and has already been recognized as one of the country’s top 25 CTO’s; earning the title 2008 …

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Top 10 Beltway Game Changers to Watch

Change. It’s not just a campaign theme anymore. From bailouts to stimulus packages, to talk of cybersecurity and government transparency, change is everywhere in Washington these days. So, who’s leading the charge? For the second straight year, ExecutiveBiz brings you its annual list of Beltway Game Changers. These are agents …

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John Brennan: Cyber review to be completed by end of April

We recently reported that Melissa Hathaway has been tapped to lead a 60-day review of federal cyber security efforts. As we wait for the review’s findings, John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, has just passed along this update: The review will be completed by the …

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Obama taps local expert Melissa Hathaway for key cyber role

President Obama has just named Melissa Hathaway to lead a sweeping review of US cybersecurity and its preparedness to protect the government’s information technology systems from security and economic threats. The review will be conducted over the next two months. The need for a 60-day interagency review is critical, says …

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Ted Leonsis on CNBC Urges Companies to reboot

Local Tech Leader Ted Leonsis interview on CNBC Following the 4th largest single day fall in points on the Dow Jones Industrial average, Ted Leonsis appeared on CNBC’s morning edition of Squawkbox. Leonsis believes that the growth of online media will outpace more traditional methods as we see “consumers become merchants.”  According …

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