05/10/2013 - Protecting U.S. federal civilian government networks and the U.S. critical infrastructure against cyberthreats requires an aggressive and proactive approach, but privacy and legal concerns must be part of the equation, says the DHS official in charge of one program involved in the effort.
03/27/2013 - Author Joel Brenner discusses lessons learned from his work in government intelligence positions, and asserts that government and corporations reside in a “glass house” in terms of transparency where secrecy and security are illusions.
02/19/2013 - The White House is setting up a new interagency working group to counter online radicalization. The activities of the new group are designed to raise public awareness and give tips for staying safe online.
02/19/2013 - Cyberattacks on U.S. interests traced to Chinese building associated with its army; Turkey goes after members of terrorist group responsible for attack on U.S. Embassy; civilians killed in Afghanistan declined. And more.
02/06/2013 - Concerns are being raised about the European Commission's new cybersecurity strategy. Estonia is the poster child for cybersecurity. Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano says insistence that the border be secured before immigration reform is a flawed argument. A new GAO report says that the FCC was lax in security control for the Enhanced Secured Network Project.
12/19/2012 - An employee who downloaded confidential documents before going to a competitor did not violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The law, ruled the court, applies to those who access data without authorization.