Although cybersecurity has been getting a lot of well-deserved attention lately, 90 percent of companies recently surveyed admit that their organizations have invested in a security technology that was ultimately discontinued or scrapped before or soon after deployment.
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The U.S. Defense Department now has a leader who fully grasps how technology can strengthen the defense base. Yet, bringing the military and the high-technology private sector together is not as easy as it used to be, given cultural differences.
Don't expect important cyber legislation to be sent to the president any time soon. If history is any judge, all that will emerge is a rehash of existing regulations or executive actions codified for public consumption.
Guest blogger Bill Nolte discusses how attention will shift to verification when and if the Iranian nuclear framework becomes an agreement, marking a major challenge for U.S. intelligence.
Cybersecurity has become a mission of equal importance to the Department of Homeland Security as combating terrorism, Secretary Jeh Johnson shares at the RSA Conference 2015 in California.
Guest blogger Justin Marston tackles the reality that is the current state of classified mobility across the U.S. government—voice and basic email. It’s not what senior leaders want, he writes. They want apps, just like everyone else, but their (justified) level of paranoia has neutered most mobile devices.
Do you have unique personal identification numbers (PINs) for all of your passwords? If you answered no, create a priority “to do” and investigate password vaults, accessible from your mobile devices and web browser.
Welcome to the security world, where agencies worry about cyber attacks from the outside as much as from the inside. Guest blogger Ed Bender highlights some surprising results from a recent survey in which respondents lament the insider threat; both from those who intend harm and those who inadvertently invite it.
In December 2014, Stephen Hawking, the renowned theoretical physicist, warned the world that true artificial intelligence (AI) could mean the death of mankind. Well, that got my attention.
The Electronic Security Association, a professional trade association that represents the electronic life safety and security industry, launched a website geared at connecting people interested in careers in the security with companies that are hiring.