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Pan Kamal, VP of Marketing for Alert Enterprise, a security software company headquartered in Fremont, CA, explains in his opening remarks that he is going to describe Alert Enterprise’s award-...


Thu, 2010-07-01 03:14 PM
To guarantee that instant messaging tools can communicate with each other and have the levels of information assurance required by the Department of Defense (DOD), the department’s Joint...
Thu, 2010-07-01 01:53 PM
NetWitness, of Herndon, VA, will announce the release of a new study on July 6 entitled, “Growing Risks on Advanced Threats,” independently conducted by the Ponemon Institute, of Traverse City, MI.
Mon, 2010-06-28 05:20 PM
On June 16, GSN: Government Security News reported on new bi-partisan legislation from Senators Tom Carper (D-DE), Joe Lieberman (ID-CT) and Susan Collins (R-ME), entitled The Protecting Cyberspace...
Mon, 2010-06-28 10:42 AM
William Lynn
U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn met Canadian National Security Adviser Marie-Lucie Morin, on June 14 in Ottawa, to discuss cooperation to defend critical computer networks and cyber...
Mon, 2010-06-28 09:30 AM
Goodwin in Aspen
From across the country and around the world, senior government officials, top execs, assorted VIPs, speakers, panelists and eager attendees are gathering in a bucolic Rocky Mountain resort for what...
Fri, 2010-06-25 04:04 PM
The annual Symantec Government Symposium convened in Washington, DC on June 22 with a singular message: there can be no comprising the openness, security and ubiquity of cyberspace and our complete...
Tue, 2010-06-22 05:10 PM
Now that TSA’s Secure Flight program is literally taking off, and the agency’s other transportation threat assessment and credentialing programs are also mushrooming, TSA wants to find a software...
Tue, 2010-06-22 01:05 PM
Rochelle Lipsitz (center)
After President Obama’s National Security Council expressed its concern about possibly appearing to influence the upcoming presidential election in Brazil scheduled for October 3, the U.S. Commerce...
Tue, 2010-06-22 10:33 AM
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) established a commission on cyber-security for the 44th Presidency in January 2008, a year before President Obama’s inauguration, with the...
Mon, 2010-06-21 06:57 PM
Russell Claybrook
“Our vision is big,” said Russell Claybrook, the president of the soon-to-mushroom security services firm, which is called Cherokee Nation Security and Safety, in an exclusive interview on June 21...
Thu, 2010-06-17 05:58 PM
During a debate organized by Intelligence Squared U.S., an initiative of the Rosenkranz Foundation, the question raised was whether or not the cyber war threat has been grossly exaggerated. It turned...
Wed, 2010-06-16 04:08 PM
William Lynn
At the U.S. Strategic Command Cyberspace Symposium that took place on May 26 in Nebraska, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn announced a plan to significantly speed the procurement of information...

Commentary and Opinions

Fairfax, VA, Jan. 27 - As much as 80 percent of the cyber threats the American public faces today stem from poor or non-existent computer hygiene. U.S. adversaries are using this malady to their strategic advantage and systematically degrading the national infrastructure. They are subverting U.S. economic and military superiority; eroding citizens' confidence in the government's ability to protect and defend the nation; and, ultimately, turning back the clock on American prosperity.
By Wallace Sann, public sector Chief Technology Officer, ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
Washington, DC, December 22 - As many Americans get ready to ring in the New Year, they are also setting goals for health, happiness and professional success in 2016. With the average adult spending more than 11 hours each day connected to electronic media – watching TV, listening to the radio or using smartphones and other connected devices – setting resolutions to safeguard our digital lives is an important and necessary step in our shared responsibility to protect the Internet.[1]
Washington, DC, December 10 - Content theft sites pose a serious and growing threat to Internet users by exposing them to harmful malware that can lead to identity theft, financial loss and computers being taken over by hackers, according to Digital Bait - a new research report commissioned by the Digital Citizens Alliance.
Portland, OR, December 10 - In hoping to never become a breach victim, organizations never prepare for the inevitable breakdown and overlook a very basic solution – capturing and retaining all network data. Cybersecurity equipment is tasked with keeping the bad packets out, but the challenge is how to do this in a fraction of a second. It is a costly folly to expect 100% accuracy, given the minimal time available for inspection. If organizations could gain more time for packet examination, they can turn the tables.

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Narus, a leader in real-time traffic intelligence for protecting governments, service providers and enterprises, just completed its 2010 annual cyber security survey focusing on the United States. Sponsored jointly with Converge Network Digest and Government Secuirty News, the survey queried a cross-section of security professionals in a variety of industries, and revealed compelling details relating to cyber security concerns, opinons and expectations for protection against attacks. More...