American Industry Benefiting From Government Cybersecurity Executive Transitions

One of the bright spots in the cybersecurity community is the corporate awakening to the need for highly competent executive level talent. Businesses in every sector of the economy and of all sizes are realizing that effective cyber risk mitigation is not just a matter of buying new technologies or turning on a firewall. Mitigating […]

Protecting Data with Quantum Technology

We live in an age where our lives are increasingly embedded in the digital world. From mobile to cloud, our data is everywhere, feeding seemingly endless and varied security attacks, from the recent Panama Papers leak to repeated ransomware attacks on hospitals. People need new ways to protect and secure their data wherever it is. […]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Fred Kaplan Explores The Secret History of Cyber War

Fred Kaplan is the national security columnist for Slate and author of four other bestselling books examining some of the nation’s most significant strategic issues. His book, The Wizards of Armageddon, captures the dynamics in the early nuclear age including the critical to understand story of the small group of men who devised plans and […]

Fed Tech Roundup December 17

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  “Fed Tech Ticker” FITARA: Progress at the 1-Year Mark // December 16, 2015 – Nextgov Going 100% SaaS: Deploying and Operating Congress grants the National Labs a FITARA exemption in omnibus – FCW.com Info-sharing bill’s advance is a landmark for DHS […]

NSA Recommendations Include High Entropy and Longer Keys to Protect Against Quantum Computer Developments

Currently, the NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) only uses approved Suite B cryptographic algorithms, specified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), to protect classified and unclassified National Security Systems (NSS). The Suite B algorithms have served as a method to ensure the security of classified and unclassified information through public networks. Now, […]

Important Context On Key Cyber Security Issues From Admiral Rogers

The video at this link and embedded below captures key parts of a a 24 Sep 2015 session of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence with testimony by NSA Director Admiral Rogers. The exchanges allowed Admiral Rogers to offer expert testimony on a range of key issues including the need to simplify things for corporations […]