Is it possible to reliably delete data from commercial mobile devices? Guest blogger Justin Marston delves into the quandary that makes it difficult for the intelligence community to turn to the private sector for some of its communications needs.
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In the Defense Department, networks carry critical information and applications from a data center to the battlefield. Guest blogger Davis Johnson from Riverbed Technology addresses how ensuring the apps travel quickly and securely over the vast networks is not only mission-critical—it can mean the difference between life and death.
Cyber intelligence is the emerging buzz term as the United States works to fend off not just attacks by criminals and nation-state hackers, but terrorists calling for an electronic jihad. The state of cybersecurity isn't as good as experts hoped, given years of initiatives and billions of dollars invested in shoring up vulnerabilities.
The Commerce Department’s Public Safety Communications Research program is signing up a new round of industry collaborators for the test bed used to evaluate advanced broadband equipment and software for emergency first responders.
The "Great Technical Glitch of July 8" shut down institutions that represent the economy (NYSE), transportation (United Airlines) and communications or freedom of speech (The Wall Street Journal). Not to go all X Files on you, but...
The recent failures of government information technology security point out the need for a new cyber service model, which features accountability and liability for the provider.
Just as when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik nearly 58 years ago, the science community in the United States must rise to the occasion in a national security effort for information technology.
Our problem with cybersecurity is we are spending billions of dollars on prevention and enforcement and not enough on education. Sound familiar?
At a time when the U.S. critical infrastructure is at its most vulnerable point, the Department of Homeland Security is moving away from cooperation and coordination with the private sector.