Many of our notions of warfare are based on destroying the other side and that simply doesn't apply in the cyberwar, Martin Libicki, senior management scientist at the think tank RAND Corp., says in an interview.
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Interview with Kevin Sanchez-Cherry, IT Security Specialist
What does it take for an information security professional to make it into the United States Secret Service?
We asked Kevin Sanchez-Cherry, IT Security Specialist within the agency's Information Security Operations. In this exclusive interview,...
Serious flaws significantly negate the benefit of $182 million spent on IT security and the efforts of the 677 employees and contractors fully devoted to information security across the department, the IG said.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved two companion bill that would require businesses and government agencies to notify individuals of security breaches involving their sensitive personally identifiable information.
The measure assigns NIST to lead federal efforts to develop international cybersecurity standards and directs it to create a public infosec education campaign and improve interoperability of identity management systems.
Collins' plan to place the fed's top cybersecurity adviser at DHS and not the White House, puts her at odds with a vocal group of congressional representatives, an influential government-private sector panel and the President of the United States.
The subcommittee chair says Obama should tap a cybersecurity coordinator. Then, the administration and Congress, working with the private sector, should sort out the facts to decide how best the government should tackle infosec.