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Tag Archives: FS-ISAC

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…

Old Mother Hubbard and “Building Data Collection In”

– Recently I listened to the webcast of a conference on the security-related data needs of researchers and how, if companies would only share the data, which they supposedly have, the academics would be in research heaven. As I listened, I couldn’t help thinking of the English nursery rhyme…

Please Let Me Explain…

– Whenever you speak to a reporter, you are always at risk that what will be published isn’t quite what you meant or that the context of your statement  within the article will distort your meaning. Knowing this, you usually have to choose between the importance of what you have to say (in your…

Protecting the Critical Infrastructure: Beware of Crimeware

– I first became involved with U.S. critical infrastructure protection in the late 1990s when I joined others in the Banking and Finance Sector to form the FS-ISAC (Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center). This is how it happened. In the 1998 timeframe, John Lauria, a colleague…