A former deputy director of the NSA has urged CIOs to become more proactive in their approach to corporate security consciousness.
$1.2 billion contract awarded to build a 1.5 million square foot data center for NSA. The facility will also provide technical assistance to the Homeland Security Department to protect federal civilian agency networks.
Also, most of the malware on federal networks are after money, not intel
But, one columnist argues, it\'s what\'s politically possible.
The Defense Department says an investigation has identified dozens of members of the military and defense contractors that have allegedly obtained child pornography. Many of those involved are said to have access to top secret information. Some of those implicated to are connected to the National Reconnaissance Office and the National Security Agency. The Boston Globe first reported the story after obtaining documents through the Freedom of Information Act. Some have already been prosecuted.
Thomas A. Drake could spend the next 35 years in jail.
There are some real concerns coming from several directions over the program.
Boeing to acquire cybersecurity company
Learn more in today\'s cybersecurity update.
Gen. Keith Alexander calls for the Cyber Command to have real time understanding of what\'s going on in their computer networks. He also calls for a common operational picture as a part of improving situational awareness. Alexander also says DoD is putting a lot of effort and focus on ensuring privacy and civil liberties laws and regulations are followed.
From NSA to the TSA -- CIO Emma Garrison-Alexander explains her experiences this week on the show. May 27, 2010
New Cyber Command will better integrate existing and new computer network defense capabilities. DoD right now is spread too thin to protect its 15,000 networks and 7 million computing devices. The military too often is playing catch up to cyber attacks.
It\'s competition time for the armed forces universities. The National Security Agency and the Central Security Service are testing the five U.S. service academies during the 10th annual Cyber Defense Exercise. Teams will be tested on their ability to defend computer networks the students designed themselves. The winner will take home the coveted CDX trophy. The competition will take place at Lockheed Martin in Greenbelt, Maryland.
OMB shifts to real time cybersecurity monitoring, cyberdefenses put to the test during annual NSA exercise, FCC considers testing cybersecurity compliancy