October's top news and views: White House slow to executive cybersecurity policy, why NSA should be trusted and infosec evolution will mimic immune system. And don't miss our month-in-review podcast by Executive Editor Eric Chabrow
This week's top news and views: DOT computer vulnerabilities, new Defense CIO, IT security transformation and a cyber leader in a Republican House. And don't miss our audio week-in-review podcast by Executive Editor Eric Chabrow.
John Gilligan doesn't believe inspector general audits are worthless. If anything, some agencies IGs do a better job than others in identifying problems with IT security, says the former Air Force chief information officer and Ã¼ber-champion of the Consensus Audit Guidelines.
One of the challenges the National Initiative for Cyber Education faces is to create metrics to determine whether the federal government initiative to increase cybersecurity awareness and education among federal workers and citizens is working.
The Consensus Audit Guidelines -- the 20 critical IT security controls unveiled in early 2009 -- may not have been universally adopted by federal agencies, but they're having an impact on government policies toward securing information technology.
In May, nearly a year after President Barack Obama unveiled his cyberspace policy, the administration launched the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education known as NICE to develop a strategy to build a cyber savvy nation through training, awareness, K through post-graduate educational programs and professional...