"A key reason for these weaknesses is that NASA has not yet fully implemented key activities of its information security program to ensure that controls are appropriately designed and operating effectively," a GAO director tells Congress.
Provisions of the bill would help develop a skilled government infosec workforce, prioritize federal cybersecurity R&D, improve the transfer of cybersecurity technologies to business and promote cybersecurity education and awareness.
Just one week on the job, Schmidt outlines the challenges he will face as the president's top IT security adviser and shares some of the experiences he had during his short tenure as cybersecurity coordinator with the State of the Net Conference attendees.
President Obama this past week made strong remarks to spur Congress and populist support toward banking regulatory reform.
But what's likely to happen? And when?
Christie Sciacca, formerly with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, discusses:
The substance of Obama's proposals;
What's likely to occur in...
The former White House acting senior director for cyberspace who conducted President Obama's 60-day cyberspace policy review will advise Cisco on advancing cybersecurity policy and tighter partnering between the private and public sectors.
"The recent intrusions reported by Google are a stark reminder of the importance of these cyber assets, and a wake-up call to those who have not taken this problem seriously." - National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair
Johns Hopkins University's-Whiting School of Engineering is now offering a new part-time graduate program in information security.
This MS degree program is an effort toward filling the surging demand for cyber engineers and scientists with technical expertise in information assurance (IA) within government and...
In the Crossfire: Critical Infrastructure in the Age of Cyberwar, the survey of 600 IT and security executives from 14 countries, reveals which country - China, Russia or the U.S. - is most likely to launch a cyber attack against foreign digital assets.