Tag Archive for cyber

forward . . . from the net!

Question: Given that on a regular basis DOD INFOSEC is shown to be, um, not what it could be, as well as legal, technical and other hindrances, how realistic are hopes of cyberspace dominance? Set aside for a moment the…

stuck in the wayback machine

This sounds so familiar: The U.S. government needs to act now to avoid crippling cyberattacks that could shut down major communications systems nationwide, a group of cybersecurity experts told U.S. lawmakers today. "We are a nation unprepared to properly defend…

more IO: the internet (again)

Via Drudge: America’s top intelligence officer overseeing Iraq and Afghanistan says terrorists have made the Internet their most important recruiting tool. Brig. Gen. John Custer tells Scott Pelley that terrorist groups like Al Qaeda are influencing Islamic youth to join…

cyber security: don’t hold your breath

It is one thing to plan, something else entirely to turn it into reality: The DHS plans to collocate private-sector employees from the communications and IT industries with government workers at the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) facility here,…