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ARCHIVED 6/27/11

Posted on June 27, 2011 at 9:42 am

To view the original article please click here. ADMINISTRATION’S CYBERSECURITY PROPOSAL WOULD CREATE NEW BUREAUCRACY, SAYS ISA HEAD InfoSecurity, 06/27/2011 The Obama administration’s cybersecurity legislative proposal, submitted to Congress last month, would create an extensive new bureaucracy that would discourage the private sector from investing in cybersecurity, Larry Clinton, president of the Internet Security Alliance (ISA), […]


ARCHIVED 6/27/11

Posted on at 9:38 am

To view the original article please click here. INDUSTRY GROUP WARNS ABOUT INCREASED CYBERSECURITY THREATS Federal Computer Week, 06/27/2011 A proposal designed to protect critical infrastructure could actually increase the likelihood of insider threats, according to a group that represents contractors in the federal technology field, NextGov reports. The Obama administration’s cybersecurity proposal would create “a […]


ARCHIVED 6/24/11

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 9:45 am

To view the original article please click here. WHITE HOUSE PROPOSAL COULD OPEN COMPUTER NETWORKS TO INSIDER THREATS Aliya Sternstein, Nextgov, 06/24/2011 A White House cybersecurity proposal that requires auditors to evaluate the protection of critical networks could actually make those networks more vulnerable by opening them to new insider threats, an industry group representing many federal […]


ARCHIVED 5/19/11

Posted on May 19, 2011 at 9:49 am

To view the original article please click here. BUSINESS GROUPS GIVE THUMBS SIDEWAYS TO OBAMA’S CYBERSECURITY PLAN John K Higgins, E-Commerce Times, 05/19/2011 Information technology providers and politicians on both sides of the aisle are applauding the Obama administration for wading into the complex issue of cybersecurity. The administration issued its package of Internet security legislative […]


ARCHIVED 5/2/11

Posted on May 2, 2011 at 9:52 am

To view the original article please click here. ME AND MY JOB – LARRY CLINTON, PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNET SECURITY ALLIANCE SC Magazine, 05/02/2011 How do you describe your job to average people? I try to bring industry and government together to figure out how to secure all the digital devices we love to use. Why […]


ARCHIVED 5/1/11

Posted on May 1, 2011 at 10:26 am

To view the original article please click here. A RELATIONSHIP ON THE ROCKS: INDUSTRY-GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP FOR CYBER DEFENSE Grant Gross (IDG News ), PC World, 03/09/2011 The U.S. government should look to incentives as a way to encourage businesses to adopt better cybersecurity practices, instead of creating mandates, recommends a new paper from four trade groups […]


ARCHIVED 5/1/11

Posted on at 9:57 am

To view the original article please click here. A THEORY TO GUIDE US CYBER SECURITY POLICY Larry Clinton, Cutter IT Journal, 05/01/2011 Former US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Agency (NSA) Director Gen. Michael Hayden noted in his recent article “The Future of Things Cyber” that “rarely has something been so important and so […]


ARCHIVED 3/14/11

Posted on March 14, 2011 at 10:07 am

To view the original article please click here. REPUBLICANS VOW TO PUSH US CYBERSECURITY Joseph Menn, Financial Times, 03/14/2011 The new Republican leadership of the US House has committed to pushing cybersecurity legislation, boosting the chances for passing laws aimed at shoring up protection of government and private entities dependent on the internet. House Speaker John […]


ARCHIVED 3/8/11

Posted on March 8, 2011 at 10:35 am

REPORT: CYBERSECURITY BILLS SHOULD OFFER INCENTIVES, NOT STRICT STANDARDS William Jackson, Government Computer News, 03/08/2011 A coalition of major business groups and a civil liberties organization is releasing a report Tuesday warning Congress against strong cybersecurity mandates on businesses, instead encouraging lawmakers to develop private-sector incentives and consider changing surveillance statutes. The report by the […]


ARCHIVED 3/8/11

Posted on at 10:32 am

To view the original article please click here. CYBER GROUPS: BETTER PARTNERSHIP WITH FEDS NEEDED, NOT MORE REGS William Jackson, Government Computer News, 03/08/2011 A coalition of IT industry and civil liberties organizations is warning against abandoning the current model of public-private partnership for cybersecurity in favor of increased federal regulation. What are needed instead are […]