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DoD, DHS officials keep pressure on Congress for new cyber laws

The government is working with a cobbled-together set of authorities and responsibilities when it comes to protecting networks from cyber threats, a top Homeland Security Department cyber official said Wednesday. Congress needs to act soon to update the nation's cybersecurity posture, he said.

Tags: cybersecurity , DoD , DHS , critical infrastructure , information sharing , University of Rhode Island , ODNI , DIA , U.S. Cyber Command , Michael Flynn , Mark Weatherford , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 05:19am EDT
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The Slow Road to Cybersecurity

The Slow Road to Cybersecurity is a comprehensive report detailing the need for securing the Internet, reducing the risks of cyber attacks, the governmental attempts at reform and how the U.S. might be heading toward a 'perfect storm'.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , James Lewis , CSIS , Gregory Garcia , DHS , Kevin G. Coleman , Technolytics Institute , Jay Stanley , ACLU

Wednesday - 09/09/2009, 11:16am EDT
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With Schmidt in place, who's his deputy?

Sources tell FederalNewsRadio that a leading candidate is a staff member on the Senate Intelligence Committee. In the meantime, former White House cybersecurity lead Hathaway and other industry experts offer the new cyber coordinator some advice about priorities and challenges.

Tags: technology , management , Howard Schmidt , Sameer Bhalotra , White House , Senate Select Committee on Intelligence , DHS , DoD , NSA , FBI , ODNI , Melissa Hathaway , Mischel Kwon , Liesyl Franz , TechAmerica , RSA , Hathaway Global Strategies , information sharing

Wednesday - 12/23/2009, 12:54pm EST
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DoD cyber strategy aims at deterrence

The Defense Department will focus its energies on trying to make its IT systems so hard to penetrate that adversaries won't bother trying. The Pentagon barely mentions offensive capabilities in its new cyber strategy.

Tags: DoD , industry , cybersecurity , William Lynn , James Cartwright , Alan Chvotkin , Professional Services Council , technology , information sharing , defense industrial base , Jared Serbu

Friday - 07/15/2011, 07:00am EDT
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Senator optimistic about major cyber bill this year

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who led a Senate Intelligence Committee review of cybersecurity policy last year, said he is hopeful that Congress will be able to pass an overhaul of cyber laws this year. Whitehouse has been critical of the pace at which the Obama Administration has moved to propose such changes to lawmakers.

Tags: Congress , cybersecurity , DoD , Sheldon Whitehouse , Keith Alexander , U.S. Cyber Command , DHS , James Baker , Douglas Maughan , Jared Serbu

Monday - 04/11/2011, 07:39pm EDT
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