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.
So, did anyone read about the President's Cybersecurity Action Plan? I'm assuming you've read through all 10 points. You didn't stop to ponder after the first few did you? I mean, you didn't happen to stop after number 8? The one about the incident response plan?
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.
From the president on down, the nation has a renewed focus on cybersecurity.
Nadia Short of General Dynamics, a major government/defense contractor, discusses:
The types of cybersecurity positions GD is filling;
Requirements for qualified personnel;
Potential career paths in cybersecurity.
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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.