Tag Archives: DHS

Oh, BTW, The Russians Cyberattacked the U.S. Critical Infrastructure

– While we have been distracted by the dalliances of an errant president, the exfiltration from Facebook of personal information belonging to a gazillion users, and the use of those data to influence elections, the U.S. encountered an existential threat, which was given relatively short shrift by…

InfoSec Defenders are “Losers” per RSA

– The annual RSA Conference in San Francisco is a great event for meeting and greeting, A record of some 20,000 visitors was claimed to have attended the latest conference during the last week of February, 2012. Visitors have an opportunity to see and touch the latest vendor creations in one place…

All the Way from RSA

– Yes, I know, I know … There I was, just one year ago, roundly criticizing the RSA Conference for its pretentiousness, and this year not only did I attend RSA 2010, but also gave a presentation, conducted a book-signing and did a couple of video interviews and a podcast. So what is going on here?…

Academic programs designated by NSA, DHS give students better shot at advancement in high-stakes, high-dollar field of cyber security

– by Angela Hopp, Guest Writer As new technologies and equally inventive violators emerge at warp speed, information assurance insiders agree hiring the right kind of talent is the key to ensuring personal, business and national security. …

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. …