May 05, 2009 -Another industry group has recommended that the White House appoint a cabinet-level cybersecurity official to lead the effort to secure the nation’s critical infrastructure from cyberattacks
Apr 28, 2009 -During a congressinal hearing today exploring a national strategy for cybersecurity, a noted cybersecurity expert appealed for the federal government to use its procurement strength to force vendors to deliver safer IT systems.
Apr 10, 2009 -As the news spreads that Chinese and Russian cyberspies have dropped malicious software inside the networks that run the U.S. electric grid, the Associated Press has an article that reads like a threat assessment for cyberespionage.
Apr 03, 2009 -Security researchers fear that the alleged decision of Conficker's designer, or designers, to not activate the worm on April Fool's Day will desensitize average computer users to very real threats of malware churning throughout cyberspace.
Apr 02, 2009 -Legislation introduced into the Senate yesterday seeks to grant the federal government enormous power to regulate cybersecurity, even shut down private networks during a cyberattack, reports NetworkWorld.com .
Mar 31, 2009 -The Department of Homeland Security has released a free detection tool for federal and state agencies and private-sector partners that will scan their networks for the Conficker/Downadup worm, a malicious piece of software that has infected millions of computers worldwide but has yet to be activated.