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- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- American Readiness: Renewable Power and Efficiency Technologies
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal News Radio's National Cyber Security Awareness Month Special Panel Discussion
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Future of Government Data Centers
- The Future of IT: How CIOs Can Enable the Service-Oriented Enterprise
- Government Perspectives on Mobility and the Cloud
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Mitigating Insider Threats in Virtual & Cloud Environments
- Modern Mission Critical Series
- The New Generation of Database
- Reimagining the Next Generation of Government
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Air Traffic Management Transformation Report
- Cloud First Report
- General Dynamics IT Enterprise Center
- Gov Cloud Minute
- Government in Technology Series
- Homeland Security Cybersecurity Market Report
- National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
- Technology Insights
- The Cyber Security Report
- The Next Generation Cyber Security Experts
Shows & Panels
Monday - Friday, 6-9 a.m.
Host Tom Temin brings you the latest news affecting the federal community each weekday morning, featuring interviews with top government executives and contractors. Listen live from 6 to 9 a.m. or download archived interviews below.
Obama urged to fast-track cybersecurity policy
Tuesday - 5/25/2010, 8:30am EDT
Cybersecurity Update - Tune in weekdays at 30 minutes past the hour for the latest cybersecurity news on The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris (6-10 a.m.) and The DorobekInsider with Chris Dorobek (3-7 p.m.). Listen live at FederalNewsRadio.com or on the radio at 1500 and 820 AM in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
- The Obama administration is coming under increasing pressure from industry professionals to fast-track cybersecurity policies announced a year ago. United Press International reports that the Cyberspace Policy Review, which was announced by the administration last year, isn't so much a plan but the beginning of a plan. The Internet Security Alliance believes that should force the administration to rethink how it tackles the issue of cyber security. Experts say public and private sectors need to work more closely, and that federal agencies need to put new monitoring technology in place.
- The nation's 100 largest public technology firms rank data security and breach prevention low on their list of risk factors. That according to professional services firm BDO. The study looked at SEC filings for 2009. Computer World reports the filings placed natural disasters, wars, conflicts and terrorist attacks above data security, which ranked 23rd on the list.
- As if real cyberthreats weren't enough, there's a new theoretical one to worry about. The University of Calgary is warning about potential dangers lurking in wi-fi hotspots. Researchers have proven the concept that a "carrier" computer could convince other computers to communicate with it instead of the access point. Then it inserts adware onto the victim laptops. SCMagazine reports the threat is called "typhoid adware" because it is transmitted through a seemingly healthy computer, much like Typhoid Mary experienced no symptoms of typhoid fever but was responsible for infecting scores of people.
Check out all of Federal News Radio's coverage of cybersecurity issues here.