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Tag Archives: CNCI

If Your Cyber is Shocked, Wave

– CNN broadcast (and rebroadcast, and rebroadcast …) a desktop exercise conducted in Washington DC on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at the Bipartisan Policy Center. In this simulation exercise, the cell phone networks are brought down by a virulent virus, electrical power grids in the Eastern side of…

“Infosec, You’re Doing a Heck of a Job!”

– … to paraphrase President George W. Bush’s praise of “Brownie,” a.k.a. FEMA director Michael D. Brown, just before the flooding of New Orleans and one of the most damaging, and least-well handled catastrophes in US history – see my chapter on “Responsibilities and Liabilities with…

Cybersecurity Continuity – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

– In the raft of bad news about security cutbacks and missteps, it is refreshing to see that the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI), which I wrote about in my January 13, 2009 column, may well move forward under the Obama Administration. …

Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI) … Why Doesn’t Anybody Listen or Learn?

– We are increasingly discovering in the press snippets of the “largely classified government-wide cybersecurity initiative.” This is the commonly used title of the National Security Presidential Directive 54/ Homeland Security Presidential Directive 23, which President Bush signed into…