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Senate Bill Aims to Strengthen National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center
July 25, 2014

On June 24, Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE), introduced S. 2519 , the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integr…

Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues
July 23, 2012

The federal government’s role in protecting U.S. citizens and critical infrastructure from cyber attacks has been the subject of recent congressional interest. Critical infrastructure commonly …

Information Technology Sector Baseline Risk Assessment
August 28, 2009

The IT Sector Baseline Risk Assessment evaluates risk to the IT Sector and focuses on critical IT Sector functions. The assessment methodology is not intended to be guidance for individual entiti…

Session: Internet Governance – Federal Regulatory Agency, or a Nightmare Par Excellence?
March 12, 2010

A myriad of federal agencies currently try to address governance issues related to the Internet, for example, the Copyright Office, the FCC, the FTC, the Judiciary, the Department of Commerce, t…

6th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month Kicked-Off by Secretary of DHS
October 2, 2009

National Cyber Security Awareness Month was kicked-off on October 1st at an event held in Washington, D.C., attended by Secretary Napolitano from the Department of Homeland Security and other dig…

DHS and NCSA Launch National Cyber Security Awareness Month with National Press Club Event
October 2, 2008

The fifth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was kicked off earlier today at an event held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event featured a panel including …

DHS Releases IT Security Essential Body of Knowledge
October 1, 2008

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published the IT Security Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK). A Glossary of Key Terms used in the EBK is also provided. According to t…

Top 10 Challenges Facing Next Secretary of Homeland Security
September 24, 2008

In anticipation of an administration change following the next presidential election, the Homeland Security Advisory Council has issued a report entitled Top Ten Challenges Facing The Next Secr…

Soliciting Higher Education Input to the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th Presidency
March 6, 2008

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has established a Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th Presidency – the administration that will take office in January 2009.…

Congress Expresses “Apprehension” About DHS Framework for Cybersecurity
November 1, 2007

In a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology , subcommittee chair Rep. Jame…