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Lee Holcomb, President, Cyber Security Research Alliance

The "white hats" can never let up in the drive to stay ahead of cyber mischief makers. The Cyber Security Research Alliance recently announced its teaming up with Drexel and George Mason University to research some of the big cyber and physical security problems in the country. Lee Holcomb, president of the alliance and deputy of Technical Operations at Lockheed Martin's Information Systems and Global Solutions, spoke with Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp, about the work the group is doing. Lockheed Martin is a founding member of CSRA.

Tags: Lee Holcomb , Cyber Security Research Alliance , cybersecurity , Lockheed Martin , Federal Drive , Drexel , George Mason University

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 01:47pm EDT
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Bill Noonan, Cyber Operations, U.S. Secret Service

Data breaches happen in both the private and public sector. The latest victims include the IRS, Veteran Affairs and Target. So, whom do you call when your agency is under attack? The Secret Service might not initially come to mind, but it has a long history of protecting the nation's financial infrastructure from threats. Bill Noonan, the deputy special agent in charge of cyber operations for the Secret Service, recently testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the agency's experience in the cyber arena. He joined Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp to further discuss the agency's role in cyber.

Tags: Bill Noonan , Secret Service , cybersecurity , Federal Drive

Monday - 03/24/2014, 01:51pm EDT
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Cyber criminals go after the "Golden State"

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says her state has become a major U.S. target of cyber-crimes committed by outlaw groups with ties to Eastern Europe, China and Africa. As part of a broader report on international organized crime groups, Harris said about 17 percent of attempts to hack into major computer networks in the United States in 2012 were aimed at California.

Tags: J.J. Green , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Report

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Email privacy violated

Microsoft, is admitting it searched emails in a blogger's Hotmail account to track down who was leaking company secrets. John Frank, deputy general counsel for Microsoft, which owns Hotmail, said in a statement the software company ``took extraordinary actions in this case.'' But, In the future, he said, Microsoft would consult an outside attorney who is a former judge to determine if a court order would have allowed such a search.

Tags: cybersecurity , J.J. Green , Cybersecurity Report

Saturday - 03/22/2014, 07:49pm EDT

Cyber dashboard award initiates a deeper continuous monitoring push

GSA awarded a $47.3 million contract to Metrica Team Venture to provide software and services under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program. DHS expects the dashboard to offer a more insightful view of the cyber health of agency networks starting this fall.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , DHS , GSA , Jeff Eisensmith , Energy Department , Bob Brese , Jim Piche , continuous monitoring , Metrica Team Venture , industry , contracting , FedInsider , ImmixGroup , Jason Miller

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 04:48am EDT
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Five cyber tips for small businesses

Technology has made it a lot easier for small businesses to function over the past few years. But with that ease comes many cybersecurity concerns.

Tags: cybersecurity , technology

Monday - 03/17/2014, 12:26pm EDT

Cyber Command headed toward unified command status

Gen. Keith Alexander, who will soon retire as the first commander of U.S. Cyber Command, said his organization has matured to the point that it should join the club of unified commands that report directly to the President.

Tags: DoD , technology , cybersecurity , NSA , U.S. Cyber Command , Congress , Keith Alexander , workforce , Jared Serbu

Friday - 03/14/2014, 04:00am EDT
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For the Marines, solving the BYOD puzzle is all about cost savings

Rob Anderson, the chief of the Vision and Strategy Division in the Marine Corps Command, Control, Communication and Computers (C4) office, said reducing the monthly data and voice fees for even 50 percent of the current employees using BlackBerrys could mean as much as $5 million that the Marines could transfer to readiness and operations and maintenance accounts.
March 13, 2014

Tags: technology , Rob Anderson , Marine Corps , DoD , mobile computing , cybersecurity , Mobilefeds Conference , Jason Miller , Ask the CIO , BYOD

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 09:44am EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

A higher slot on the military's organizational chart for U.S. Cyber Command.

Tags: Jared Serbu , U.S. Cyber Command , DoD , cybersecurity , In Depth , Federal Drive

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 05:24pm EDT
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New Spyware uncovered

There's some new spyware that's been infecting hundreds of government computers in Europe and the United States. Several security researchers and Western intelligence officers, according to Reuters believe the malware, called Turla, is from the Russian government. They also think it's inked to the same software used in a U.S. military breach in 2008.

Tags: Cyber Security Report , J.J. Green , cybersecurity

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:52pm EDT
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