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May 21, 2010  2:08 PM

Federal Cybersecurity Game-Change R&D program announced



Posted by: Troy Tate
cybersecurity, economics, education, government, information security, information security awareness, infosec

The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program has announced a cybersecurity game-change research and development program. On May 19, 2010, an event...

December 3, 2009  7:02 PM

CERT ALERT:H1N1 Malware Campaign Circulating



Posted by: Troy Tate
alert, botnet, bulletin, CERT, cert alert, education, government, information security, information security awareness, malicious software, malware, us-cert, user education, warning

The US-CERT released an alert yesterday about a currently circulating malware threat with the H1N1 virus as the subject matter.

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October 1, 2008  8:03 PM

Financial Crisis & Technology Accelerators



Posted by: Troy Tate
administration, analysis, awareness, blog, financial analysis, government, homeland security, Metrics, risk, threshold, Wall Street, website

We all know that things in the US economy are bad right now. Looking back we wonder if anyone was thinking ahead and thinking "what-if" and managing the risk. Apparently no one was doing that and here we are today with the government working on a $700 billion bailout for some critical financial...


August 21, 2008  8:08 PM

IT Equipment search & seizure at the US borders



Posted by: Troy Tate
administration, awareness, blog, CIO, data loss, Data security, DataManagement, design, forensics, government, intellectual property, internet, IT education, Mobile, Monitoring, Networking, online identity, Policy, policy enforcement, reporting, research, risk, Security, WAN

I have recently been hearing some rumblings about this issue. I work for a firm with international locations and have travelled out of the country myself. So, this is a personal issue. What I am referring to is the situation described in this article by David Jonas of The Transnational:


April 18, 2008  1:16 PM

Did you see this? – Georgia requires security metric reporting



Posted by: Troy Tate
Data security, DataManagement, government, Metrics, Monitoring, NIST, reporting, Security

I saw this news release recently and wondered what standard metrics Georgia government agencies will be reporting and how they will be gathering the information. Are there any Georgia readers out there? How are you addressing this activity for your agency?


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