Tag Archives: Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff on the Lessons from Cyber ShockWave

Back in February, the BiPartisan Policy Center hosted a mock cyber wargame called “Cyber ShockWave,” which examined how the U.S. would respond to a cyber attack. Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff served as the head of the mock NSC during the wargame. This week, he wrote a column for Government …

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RSA Conference Yields Expert Advice

Last week, RSA held its annual conference out in San Francisco, CA. The conference brought together cyber experts from around the world, along with notable speakers like DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, FBI Director Robert Mueller and Howard Schmidt, the White House Cybersecurity Coordinator. The topics discussed range from cloud computing …

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Cyber Defenders of the World Unite!

This week, RSA’s conference in California looks “ to drive the worldwide information security agenda,” says conference general manager Sandra Toms LaPedis. As instances of cyber attacks continue to grow more prevalent, cyber warriors and national security officials are gathering in California to examine methods to enhance cyber defenses. The …

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More Must Be Done to Prepare US for Cyber Attack

The United States has experienced a widespread cyber attack, infecting telecommunications and other IT structures throughout the U.S. infrastructure. The attacks have left the U.S. telecom and IT infrastructure virtually disabled throughout the country. While this is fortunately just a war game, the results are equally scary. Today, the Bipartisan …

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ShockWave to Hit Washington

The Bipartisan Policy Center announced yesterday it will host a simulated cyber attack on the United States. The simulated attack, called Cyber ShockWave, will be held Feb. 16 and will examine how the government would work to respond to a cyber attack. Former CIA Director General Michael Hayden and the …

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Former DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff Says NSA’s Einstein 3 Is ‘Where We Have To Go’ In Cyber Security; Calls For International Cyber Security Cooperation

Michael Chertoff, former Bush Administration Department of Homeland Security Secretary and founder of The Chertoff Group, spoke at a Potomac Officers Club luncheon event a few weeks back to discuss with top executives the growing market of cybersecurity applications and where he sees the future of cybersecurity headed. Chertoff spoke …

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Michael Chertoff: National security challenges to watch

In the years he was in government, Michael Chertoff dealt with “every kind of crisis and emergency known to man” — his words. That’s no exaggeration. First came Sept. 11, then Enron, then Katrina. Those experiences left Chertoff with two key lessons about national security — and the former Secretary …

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