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.
Cybersecurity isn't getting as much publicity in and around Washington as it did a month ago, when speculation was hot about what was in White House adviser Melissa Hathaway famous 60-day review of federal government cybersecurity policy and President Obama announced he intends to name a cybersecurity...
After nearly seven years as Michigan chief information security office, Dan Lohrmann got promoted earlier this year to the post of state chief technology officer. But despite new responsibilities, Lohrmann remains a key knowledge center on how Michigan handles information security.
Lohrmann, in an interview, says...
Data and privacy protection - there's much that government, industry and consumers alike can do to improve information security. And the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is at the heart of education and enforcement efforts.
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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.