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- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
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- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
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- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
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- Value of Health IT
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Hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp bring 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.
Wesley Clark: cyberattacks must be stopped
Friday - 6/25/2010, 8:53am EDT
- A former NATO commander believes that cyber attacks can be prevented, and that the severity can and must be stopped. General Wesley Clark told an audience of cyber specialists at the National Press Club that the U.S. has the assets to stop the attacks. Clark says thousands of cyber attacks have been launched against the Departments of Defense, State, Treasury and Commerce, and against the electric grid and other critical infrastructure. DefPro.com reports Clark is urging the adoption of a new kind of protective technology for computers known as InZero. He also happens to chair the advisory board of InZero Systems, based in Herndon, Virginia.
- Sometime in the next few weeks, the Senate is expected to take up a bill designed to strengthen the nation's cybersecurity infrastructure. The measure was approved yesterday on a voice vote in a key Senate committee. (Hear the complete report from WFED's Max Cacas by playing the audio at the top of this page.)
- Twitter has settled charges with federal regulators that it put the privacy of its users at risk by failing to protect them from data security lapses last year. The settlement was announced yesterday by the Federal Trade Commission. The deal bars Twitter from misleading consumers about its security and privacy practices. And, Twitter must establish and maintain a comprehensive information security program.
Check out all of Federal News Radio's coverage of cybersecurity issues here.