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Tag Archives: cybersecurity

Beating Around the Proverbial Cybersecurity Bush

– If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times … until we put real teeth into cybersecurity enforcement and insist upon serious personal legal consequences for those at the top, we won’t see improvement. We’ve beaten around the bush for far too long. How many more breaches,…

Cybersecurity is Failing … per Spafford

– Eugene Spafford, who is the highly-regarded executive director of the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) at Purdue University, is well known for his outspokenness. This trait again came to the fore in a June 24, 2014 article “Security Expert:…

Executive Order on Cybersecurity … PDD 63 Déjà Vu

– President Obama’s “Executive Order – Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” … available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/02/12/executive-order-improving-critical-infrastructure-cybersecurity was a long time coming and, as my colleague Jason Healey pointed…

SEC-urity’s Catch 22

– On October 13, 2011, the Division of Corporation Finance (DCF) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 2 – Cybersecurity, available at http://www.sec.gov/divisions/corpfin/guidance/cfguidance-topic2.htm . It provides the DCF’s “views…

Cybergeddon … Ho Hum

– A February 23, 2010 article by Elinor Mills caught my eye. It had the title “Experts warn of catastrophe from cyberattacks,” and is available at http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-10458759-245.htm?tag=mncol;title. The article has a link to a U.S. Senate Hearing, which took place that same day,…