Cybersecurity

  • Rep. Langevin says OMB may get increased staff instead

    March 27, 2009
  • Cybersecurity is constantly evolving. Each year, Cisco taps into some 400 cybersecurity officials across the organization to assess the state of cybersecurity, and they have a new report out on the subject. And there is…

    March 23, 2009
  • Cloud computing is coming — and that it probably should — that’s the gist of a new report by Marketspace, Envisioning the Cloud: The next computing paradigm. Many agencies are looking at cloud computing, including…

    March 20, 2009
  • File sharing software. It’s great for trading music and pictures. That’s why millions of people use it. Trouble is, file sharing leaves your entire hard drive open for sharing if someone types in the right…

    March 19, 2009
  • We’re learning more about how sensitive diagrams of Marine One got into the hands of a computer user in Iran. CNN Washington Correspondent Brian Todd tells us that the defense subcontractor actually took the information…

    March 04, 2009
  • $355 million. That’s how much President Barack Obama wants for the Homeland Security Department’s cybersecurity budget in 2010. GCN reports that the money would support the department’s role in the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative, among…

    March 03, 2009
  • Paul Wohlleben Chairman of the CIO Survey Task Force, Grant Thornton March 5, 2009

    March 03, 2009
  • A company that monitors peer-to-peer file sharing networks has discovered a security breach involving Marine One, according to WTOP Radio.

    March 02, 2009
  • Review part of Napolitano\'s priorities for department

    February 26, 2009
  • New survey details lessons learned from last 8 years

    February 25, 2009
  • The guidelines, issued Monday by public and private sector cybersecurity experts, are considered the low-hanging fruit to help agencies improve their network security immediately, says John Gilligan, a former Air Force and Energy Department chief information officer.

    February 23, 2009
  • Agencies and industry are defending their computer networks based on the threats that were most common 5 to 10 years ago. Because agencies have had trouble keeping up with time, cybersecurity experts contend the nation…

    February 23, 2009
  • While many agencies have addressed wireless security in one way or another, the approach has not been standard across the government. That’s why the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is giving agencies guidance…

    February 13, 2009
  • The Senate passed its version of the economic stimulus bill, including billions of dollars in technology spending from broadband incentives to agency specific systems to health IT.

    February 10, 2009

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