Off to See the World

If you follow my blog you saw recently that there are two themes constantly popping up: One is everything about a government’s Cybersecurity Agenda (or the lack thereof) and the second one is the Cloud. Let me briefly line them out: When I talk to governments I often feel that there is a lack of…

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Cloud Computing: Benefits and Risks of Moving Federal IT into the Cloud

July 1st, Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President Trustworthy Computing was testifying at a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Basically the hearing was on the benefits and risk of Cloud adoption for the US government. If you are interested in reading his full testimony, you will find it here. Additionally, Scott…

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The Importance of International Collaboration–Even in Exercises

One of the biggest challenges in Critical Infrastructure Protection or Incident Response is collaboration. Collaboration between the public and the private sector as the private sector is most often running the critical infrastructure; collaboration between different governments as well as incidents do not tend to stop at a country’s border. Now, planning for such a…

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