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  • Spy Chief: Digital Pearl Harbor Could Happen - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Spy Chief: Digital Pearl Harbor Could Happen

    CIA Director Leon E. Panetta told a U.S. House panel Thursday cybersecurity is the international “battleground of the future,” echoing FBI head Robert S. Mueller‘s concerns about cybersecurity being a growing problem. Appearing before the House intelligence committee, which was holding a hearing on worldwide threats, Panetta said he does not think there is any […] More

  • Shawn Henry to Head FBI Cyber Crime Branch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Shawn Henry to Head FBI Cyber Crime Branch

    Shawn Henry has been named the new executive assistant director of the FBI's Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch, Director Robert S. Mueller, III announced yesterday. “I am confident that under Shawn's leadership, CCRSB will continue to sharpen its strategic focus and coordinated efforts with state, local, and international partners to address new and emerging […] More

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    FBI’s Mueller Testifies on Challenges, Successes

    Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Robert S. Mueller testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee at the “Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation“ hearing yesterday, discussing ways in which the Bureau responded  to national threats over the last year. Mueller pointed to numerous national cases in terrorism, threats to national intelligence, cyber threats, financial crimes, […] More

  • FBI Director: Cyber Threat a Top Priority - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FBI Director: Cyber Threat a Top Priority

    The threat from attacks in cyberspace remains a top priority of the FBI, director Robert Mueller told the Senate Judiciary Committee in testimony yesterday. The director also discussed the use of the Internet by terrorists, both for recruiting and radicalization, but also the potential for terrorist attacks using cyberspace as the attack platform. “As the […] More

  • RSA Conference Yields Expert Advice - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 to botnets to the need […] More

  • Threat of Cyber Terrorism 'Real and Expanding' says FBI Director Mueller - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Threat of Cyber Terrorism 'Real and Expanding' says FBI Director Mueller

    The threat from terrorists using cyberspace as another attack vector is growing, according to FBI Director Robert Mueller. “The FBI, with our partners in the intelligence community, believe the cyber terrorism threat is real, and it is rapidly expanding,” he said. Mueller stated that, while large scale cyber attacks by terrorists which destroy a network  […] More

  • Cyber Defenders of the World Unite! - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 RSA conference, held in San […] More

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    'Cyber Arms Race' Nets Close to 100

    The FBI has made a major bust in Operation Phish Phry, an operation to bring down one of the largest phishing cases in history. The operation netted more than 50 in the United States and close to 50 individuals in Egypt, and according to FBI Director Robert Mueller, is part of a “cyber arms race” […] More

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