Maine's two senators stood together as the only current Republicans to back President Obama's stimulus package, but have diverged on whether a senior White House official should coordinate government cybersecurity.
Barack Obama knows what it's like to be violated online, a victim of hackers.
In his speech Friday outlining his administration's cybersecurity policy, the president said he knows how it feels to have his privacy violated because it has happened to him.
As President Obama announced his plan to secure government information systems, sides are being drawn among those who feel there should be a strong presence in the White House to guide cybersecurity policy and those who think such a post is unwarranted.
Cloud computing is a nebulous concept. It means one thing to one person and something else to another.
A team of computer scientists at the National Association of Standards and Technology (NIST) has come up with a working albeit long definition of cloud computing: "a pay-per-use model for enabling available,...
"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job" - President Bush's infamous comment to FEMA director Michael Brown during Hurricane Katrina - would have been credible if the command in chief substituted "IRS" for Brownie.
Should a federal agency be given the power to wage war, even if it's a virtual one?
One could infer that by reading the words of Joseph McClelland. He's director of the Office of Electric Reliability at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the federal agency with jurisdiction over interstate electricity sales...
Look down, not up, to see where cyberspace needs to be defended.
"Cyberspace is on the bottom of the ocean," Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead told a forum last week sponsored by the Washington think tank, the Center for International and Strategic Studies, according to a Defense News report, noting a...
Think of chief information security officers as silent types, diligent professionals who get the job done with little fanfare.
Nearly two dozen federal agency CISOs got a bit more expressive, of sorts, as they voiced their views about their jobs and federal government IT security as participants in a survey...