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November, 2009

November 24, 2009  3:35 PM

IT compliance resources: Join our communities on Facebook and LinkedIn

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As 2009 comes to a close, we know that the ways you are finding IT compliance resources, news and fellow compliance professionals are changing as the online environment evolves. We know your inbox isn't the only place to find you. Last week, we created two new communities on Facebook and...

November 20, 2009  4:15 PM

Former cyber czar describes cybersecurity policy-making, faults FISMA

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How did the first U.S. “cyber czar” describe his time as the nation’s assistant secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C)? Quoting Mark Twain, Greg Garcia observed that “a man who carries a cat by a tail learns something he can learn in no other way.” It was “like a...

November 19, 2009  6:24 PM

U.S. House introduces act to reduce P2P file-sharing security risks

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U.S. Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.) this week introduced H.R. 4098, “The Secure Federal File Sharing Act,” which would require the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance to prohibit the personal use of peer-to-peer file-sharing software by government employees. Towns, who sits on...

November 17, 2009  10:55 PM

Study links outsourcing, mobile workforce and cyberterrorism threats

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A new study of top government IT executives conducted by the Ponemon Institute identified outsourcing, cyberterrorism and an increasingly mobile workforce as significant threats to data, government systems and the nation’s critical infrastructure. IT executives from the Departments of Defense,...

November 9, 2009  10:10 PM

60 Minutes covers cybersecurity threats, federal data breach

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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 6, 2009  10:10 PM

U.S. CIO Kundra bets on SOA, cloud computing, agile, data-based policy

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U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra, appearing Friday as the keynote speaker at the University of Maryland's CIO Forum, touched on a number of topics affecting both public- and private-sector CIOs. Some of his comments follow: “We found that the role of CIOs in the federal government is very much focused on...

November 2, 2009  9:30 PM

Improve public and private cybersecurity partnerships, says Hathaway

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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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November 2, 2009  9:26 PM

New rules for cyberwar being defined as cybersecurity risks grow

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James Lewis, director and senior fellow of the Technology and Public Policy Program at the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

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