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August 30, 2012  5:00 PM

White House releases directives for Obama record management initiative

Posted by: Ben Cole
Barack Obama, CIO, data security and storage, White House

We've been talking a lot about records management here at this summer … perhaps President Barack Obama is a fan? Probably not, but last week the White House announced key dates and directives regarding his "

December 22, 2009  9:55 PM

White House introduces Howard Schmidt as new cybersecurity coordinator

Posted by: GuyPardon
compliance, cybersecurity, cybersecurity coordinator, Howard Schmidt, Melissa Hathaway, Microsoft, National Security Council, White House

This morning, the White House made it official: Howard Schmidt will be the nation’s next

November 9, 2009  10:10 PM

60 Minutes covers cybersecurity threats, federal data breach

Posted by: GuyPardon
CBS News, compliance, cybersecurity, cybersecurity threats, cyberterrorism, cyberwar, FISMA, ICE Act, Melissa Hathaway, United States Central Command, United States Department of Defense, White House

Yesterday, CBS News' 60 Minutes devoted its opening story to cybersecurity threats to critical infrastructure in the United States, including the power grid, financial systems and military information systems. Threatpost, the information security blog associated with Kaspersky Labs, has...

November 2, 2009  9:30 PM

Improve public and private cybersecurity partnerships, says Hathaway

Posted by: GuyPardon
cybersecurity, cybersecurity threats, cyberwar, DDoS, Federal Emergency Management Agency, identity theft, Melissa Hathaway, National security, Security, United States, White House

Melissa Hathaway, former acting senior director for cyberspace for the National Security and Homeland Security councils, spoke of the need for better public-private cooperation at a cybersecurity...

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July 29, 2009  9:59 PM

Government bodies’ dueling legislative answers to data protection laws

Posted by: SarahCortes
compliance, cybersecurity, Cyberspace, encryption, HR 2221, MA 201 CMR 17, White House

When it comes to data security legislation, do you prefer the perspective of the White House, Capitol Hill or Beacon Hill? This is not a trick question. While the White House refined its philosophy in the

June 22, 2009  6:54 PM

Key cyberspace policy issues await incoming cybersecurity czar

Posted by: SarahCortes
CSIS, cybersecurity, cybersecurity awareness, Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center, Enrique Salem, Homeland Security Committee, HSC, Melissa Hathaway, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Security Council, NIST, privacy, Securing Cyberspace for the 44th Presidency, Security, SSCI, Symantec, Symantec Government Symposium, U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, United States Department of Homeland Security, US-CERT, Washington D.C., White House, White House Cybersecurity Policy Review

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May 29, 2009  4:21 PM

White House releases cybersecurity report on cyberspace policy

Posted by: GuyPardon
cybersecurity, Government, Melissa Hathaway, National security, Technology, United States Department of Homeland Security, White House

Earlier today, the White House released a long-awaited cybersecurity report, including a video (below) featuring commentary and perspective from officials and experts: [kml_flashembed...


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