The panel would review the latest intelligence and communications technologies to determine the risk of unauthorized disclosure to national security and foreign policy, as well as assess the need to maintain the public trust.
Though others deemed Bruce McConnell as one of the government's most innovative security thought-leaders, he says his vision of how best to secure IT evolved during his just-ended 4-year tenure at DHS as a senior cybersecurity policymaker.
Organizations won't effectively share cyberthreat intelligence until they have more efficient ways of gathering and prioritizing data, says EMC's Kathleen Moriarty, author of a new report about information sharing weaknesses.
In the wake of the NSA leak by former systems administrator Edward Snowden, how can organizations limit the amount of data access offered to those managing IT systems? Former CIA CISO Robert Bigman explains.
The best ideas to secure the Internet do not come from the top-down government approach imposed by some foreign governments, but from the openness derived by a multi-stakeholder process, says Christopher Painter, America's top cyber diplomat.
While user education is valuable, needed and helpful, there is one problem with this approach - it only partially works, and partially working is simply not good enough, security expert George Tubin contends.
As IPv6, the new Internet protocol, moves closer to implementation, security options will be enhanced, says EMC researcher Davi Ottenheimer. But what about the new challenges? Here, he reviews what to expect.
The hotline, the communications link established between Washington and Moscow during the Cold War to avert a nuclear war, is being used to warn of potential cyber and environmental crises, the State Department's Christopher Painter says.
Another top-secret NSA program, exposed as a result of documents downloaded by Edward Snowden, is said to allow analysts, without authorization, to collect e-mails, online chats and browsing histories of millions of individuals.
Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters' attacks on U.S. banks are back, and strikes waged July 31, without a doubt, prove it, says Akamai's Mike Smith. So why are security experts so puzzled by recent DDoS events?