On Capitol Hill, expert witnesses testify about the need to beef up graduate-level education, not only to train needed cybersecurity professionals, but prepare the PhDs and others needed to educate IT security specialists. But just outside the Beltway that encircles Washington, community colleges - hoping to tap...
Current cybersecurity education falls far short of adequately preparing people who take actions that make the nation's computing infrastructure more or less secure, says Anita D'Amico, director of secure decisions at Applied Vision, a provider of cyber situational awareness products to safeguard IT systems.
Anita D'Amico works closely with the military; as director of Secure Decisions at Applied Visions, she's in contact with military and intelligence community customers who use her company's cyber situational awareness products to safeguard IT systems.
The fact that the founder of two hacker conferences finds himself on the federal Homeland Security Advisory Council has created a bit of a stir, but shouldn't. Not having the likes of Jeff Moss, founder of the hacker and security conferences Black Hat and Defcon, on the council would be more noteworthy.