Legal, Policy Frameworks Can Hamper Cybersecurity

Posted on February 8, 2012 at 10:42 am

By William Jackson (GCN) Tools are available to counter many of the threats to today’s digital infrastructure, but a legal and policy framework created for an analog world often hampers their implementation, a panel of industry representatives told a House panel. There was some disagreement among the panelists testifying Feb. 8 before subcommittee of the […]

Cybersecurity Experts: Major Telecom Providers Are Secure

Posted on at 10:41 am

By Gautham Nagesh (The Hill) The major telecom providers have done a good job securing their networks and don’t require further regulation by the government, experts testified Wednesday. James Lewis, the director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said telecom companies have addressed cybersecurity on a level that other sectors have not. “The […]

OVERNIGHT TECH: Telecom Subpanel Tackles Cybersecurity

Posted on February 7, 2012 at 10:40 am

By Brendan Sasso and Gautham Nagesh THE LEDE: The House Energy and Commerce telecom subpanel will hold a hearing Wednesday morning on the cybersecurity threat to the nation’s communications networks. The House has recently begun to move on cybersecurity legislation that would enhance information sharing between the government and private sector about cybersecurity threats and […]

SAAS, APTS And Asymmetric Risk The Spotlight As Security Threats

Posted on February 3, 2012 at 10:39 am

By Bernard Golden (CIO-IN) I had the opportunity to speak at a new security conference last week, Security Threats 2012. I presented on the topic of balancing business benefits with risks in the cloud (more on that later), but the event touched on a wide range of pertinent IT topics, provoking stimulating discussions of some […]

Trade, Civil Liberties Groups Urge Cybersecurity Incentives

Posted on March 9, 2011 at 10:16 am

Grant Gross (IDG News ), PC World, 03/09/2011 To view the original article please click here. 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 and a civil liberties group. ConcernAlthough some cybersecurity experts have […]

ADVANCED PERSISTENT THREAT: Industrial Strength Hacking

Posted on February 8, 2011 at 10:41 am

Expert Voices Thought Leader: Sounil Yu By Sounil Yu (Booz Allen Hamilton) Why did you choose Booz Allen? Actually, Booz Allen chose me via the employee referral program. But I knew Booz Allen was a prestigious firm, so I was pleased to have been chosen. My old company was an accounting organization that offered consulting, […]

White House Cybersecurity Chief Calls Meeting To Discuss President’s Agenda

Posted on July 13, 2010 at 11:25 am

Jaikumar Vijayan, ComputerWorld, 07/13/2010 White House cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt will host a meeting Wednesday to discuss progress and ways to move forward on the cybersecurity agenda outlined by President Barack Obama in May 2009. Among those expected at the meeting are Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, and Gary Locke, Secretary of Commerce and several […]

ISA Asked To Assess Cybersecurity Future For Allied Military Conference

Posted on June 30, 2010 at 4:12 pm

ISA President Larry Clinton has been asked to detail the implications of the ISA Cyber Security Social Contract as it relates to the future of Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Commons at an invitation only meeting in Virginia Beach today, June 30th. The conference is being sponsored by the NATO Allied Command, The US […]

ISA To Lead National Security Sector At Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit

Posted on May 3, 2010 at 4:23 pm

Internet Security Alliance President Larry Clinton has been asked to chair the National Security sector of the First Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit scheduled to take place in Dallas from May 3-5. The Worldwide Cyber Security Summit, sponsored by the EastWest Institute in conjunction with major corporations such as Dell/Perot Systems, will bring together 450 participants from […]

ISA Report Lays Out Framework For Cyber Security

Posted on December 3, 2009 at 4:45 pm

The Internet Security Alliance (ISA) released a new report today aimed at taking the Obama Administration’s “Cyberspace Policy Review” document to the next level. “ISA is supportive of the Obama Administration’s document,” ISA President Larry Clinton said. “Now, the private sector needs to formulate how we can implement programs in areas where we have conceptual […]