Tag Archives: Michael Hayden

Forcepoint to Hold Cybersecurity Leadership Forum in April

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Forcepoint is set to conduct the Cybersecurity Leadership Forum on April 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia, to facilitate discussions on cyber threats and strategies with security professionals and leaders from industry, federal and state government agencies, defense and intelligence communities. Michael Hayden, a retired U.S. Air Force general; …

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Chad Sweet: Chertoff Group Event to Highlight New Cyber Defense Approaches

Chad Sweet: Chertoff Group Event to Highlight New Cyber Defense Approaches - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Chertoff Group will host the “Beyond CDM – Transitioning to an Active Cyber Defense” conference on Nov. 4 to discuss cyber defense measures across industry and government as part of the Chertoff Group Security Series. The company said Wednesday it expects the event to bring together business and security leaders to share new approaches in threat analysis, intelligence and automated …

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Intelligence Community Convenes for Security Forum

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With the elimination of Osama bin Laden, concerns of retaliatory strikes are growing. Add to that the anniversary of Sept. 11 quickly approaching and the United State's military involvement in the Middle East continuing to anger America's enemies, it's no wonder the Intelligence Community is bracing for some type of …

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Michael Hayden: Cyber Threat Info Too Secretive

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Too much information on cybersecurity vulnerabilities is classified, and it is much easier to learn about kinetic threats from federal agencies than to learn about cyber threats, according to the former head of the CIA. Writing for the Air Force's Strategic Studies Quarterly, retired four-star Gen. Michael Hayden discussed the …

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‘Need to Know’ Not Necessarily Safer

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The government is in the business of keeping secrets. As we saw with the latest WikiLeaks debacle, those secrets are become harder and harder for the government to keep. Calls for transparency and open communication between agencies in the wake of terrorist plots seem laudable, even practical. Sharing vital information …

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Hayden: America Most-Feared Nation in Cyberspace

Hayden: America Most-Feared Nation in Cyberspace - top government contractors - best government contracting event

In an interview with PBS, former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael V. Hayden cited a survey that concluded the United States is the most-feared country in cyberspace. “[T]here was a survey done not too many months ago,” Hayden told PBS. “They asked the citizens of some cyber-savvy nations …

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Hayden: Cyberspace is 'Lawless'

Cyberspace has become a lawless environment without any natural technical barriers to protect information, requiring every user to assume a personal responsibility for firewalls, said Gen. Michael V. Hayden, former director of the National Security Agency and of the CIA. In an interview with PBS, Hayden spoke about the cyber …

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Hayden Talks Cyber Risks

Understanding the strategic differences between traditional warfare and the ever-developing cyber battlefield are crucial, Gen. Michael Hayden (ret.) told security professionals at the Black Hat conference this week. “You guys made the cyber world look like the north German plain, and then you bitch and moan because you get invaded,“ …

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Hayden: Cyber War is Fraught with Risks

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Wars targeting computer networks has a number of risks that don’t exist in a more conventional warfare environment, Gen. Michael Hayden (ret.) told security professionals at the Black Hat conference this week. “You guys made the cyber world look like the north German plain, and then you bitch and moan …

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Gen. Michael Hayden Joins Board at Alion

Alion Science and Technology has named Gen. Michael V. Hayden, USAF (Ret.) to the company's Board of Directors. Hayden has a lengthy government track record, including stints as Director of the National Security Agency, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence. Other positions include …

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World Leaders Meet to Develop Cybersecurity Plan

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Yesterday, the Bipartisan Policy Center hosted a cybersecurity war game, called Cyber ShockWave, which showcased some of the challenges that policy makers would face in the event of a cyber attack. The event highlighted the need for greater international cooperation and understanding in the cyber realm. Today in Brussels, 500 …

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