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Eugene Spafford, a professor of computer science at Purdue University, and the executive director of the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS), a campus-wide institute for cybersecurity, said feds need to be held responsible for cyber problems and that would help improve the overall security state of the government.
October 17, 2013
In a declaration, President Barack Obama noted the government's continued efforts to secure networks and information, respond to cyber incidents and protect critical information infrastructure.
Stop. Think. Connect. In that order.
In a first, the Department of Homeland Security launched its annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month from two cities at the same time: Washington, D.C. and Seattle. Officials reminded government, industry and the general public about good cyber hygiene.
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month officially kicks off today. In coming weeks, federal officials are expected to launch a number of public programs to raise awareness of the importance of securing the nation's computer networks for both government and private industry. But some officials also are using it as an opportunity to ask, "Where will the cybersecurity workers of tomorrow come from?"
David Perry, global director of education for Trend Micro and a member of Public, Private Sector Partnership for Cybersecurity Awareness Month discusses the current trends in cybersecurity.
Participants will also learn how to use the Internet safely and and prevent identity theft.
In honory of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, one Representative will host a series of roundtables, designed to educate the public on how to protect themselves and their families at home, at work and at school.
Listen 10/16 - Host Debra Roth is joined by FBI Special Agent Cynthia Deitle to discuss the Bureau's Civil Rights Division.