Category: Politics

C.R.E.A.M. IoT Edition

We can go round and round about what’s going to drive improvements in computer security writ large, but when you boil it down it’s really only about one of and/or two things: money and bodies.

An XGW-cyber intel lab?

Beltway Bandits offering up expensive and cumbersome gaming solutions to Uncle Sam: look out! I was sitting at a picnic table Thursday afternoon talking with a revolutionary who last year bombed an American Apparel store. I didn’t think she was…

Mission First, People Always

Not going to repeat the now well-worn story of Walter Reed-related issues, merely wanted to take a minute to point out a trend and offer up a lesson. There was a time when, while serving on active duty, the Army…

What Year is This?

I feel like I’m taking crazy pills here . . . The Homeland Security Department finally named an assistant secretary for cybersecurity last year, and the Senate ratified the first international treaty on cybercrime. The Computer Security Industry Alliance had…

Berger(ler) (Update)

No, I’m not entering the Bennett song contest, but if I was . . . Hush little Sandy, we’ll do what we can Never mind that clearance ban It just two years till two-oh-eight Till we recast this reprobate (Apologies…

Snooping Less Evil Than Previously Reported

Several members of a government board appointed to guard privacy and civil liberties during the war on terror say they’re impressed with the protections built into the Bush administration’s electronic eavesdropping program. The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board received…