Feds Look to Partner With States on Cybersecurity, What keeps federal CIOs up at night and more

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Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. USAID releases open data tools to increase government openness – “The U.S. Agency for International Development announced April 29 the launch of a plethora of new datasets and tools to increase transparency.” “At the conference, USAID announced the launch of usaid.gov/developer — its application […]

EPA completes Cloud Email Migration, Cuts Hit Cyber Drills and Security Programs and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. EPA completes cloud email migration – The Environmental Protection Agency and Lockheed Martin have completed the migration to Microsoft Office 365. This four-year contract migrated over 22,000 EPA employees to the cloud email capability. ‘”By moving to the cloud with Office 365 for Government, […]

February Cyber Conflict Link Roundup

February was an incredible month of developments. Obviously the two big stories are the Mandiant report on the group tagged APT 1, and the White House’s reactions to the cyber espionage issue by using international trade efforts. Even the NYT, WaPo and WSJ hacks all pale in comparison to these developments. A busy month for […]

Awake Yet? The list of cyber security "wake up calls" grows as predicted

There are several certainties in computer security. One is that when adversaries have intent they will always find a way to get what they want. Another certainty is that leadership in government and industry is quick to forget the lessons learned in cyber security, especially those dealing with adversary action. This situation is known as Cyber Threat […]

The Pacific Rim – Expanding the influence of DoD on a shoestring!

Any minute now, Defense Secretary Panetta will be released from his duties as Secretary of Defense. I have heard him many times over the years, and if I understand him correctly, he’s pretty ticked off right now. Trying to manage a huge enterprise like DoD with the direct and explicit NON-SUPPORT of Congress must be […]

Great context from Jason Healey on Chinese Cyber Espionage

If you are an enterprise technologist you are probably pretty busy, right? And you are almost certainly numbed by the constant stories of cyber espionage, especially reports of data theft coming out of China. If you have been numbed with all the reporting please shake it off and dive into this current story. Something very […]