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.
Charlotte, N.C., Chief Information Security Office Randy Moulton, unlike his counterparts in the federal government, is responsible for writing the regulations that guides the city government secure its IT security.
As Moulton explains in this interview with Information Security Media Group's Eric Chabrow, ...
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.
Government policy that forces top-down solutions onto an inherently peer-to-peer problem will fail, as has been demonstrated by U.S. government cybersecurity initiatives during the last 15 years, a Gartner report says.
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,...