Cybersecurity

As schools embark on a year of virtual or hybrid learning, hackers are seeking to exploit weaknesses in systems largely unprepared to fend off attacks. States must take the lead by updating technology and training users.
Cybersecurity
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August 5, 2013
The U.S. cloud computing industry could lose $22 to $35 billion over the next three years due to PRISM.
July 22, 2013
Policymakers should take measures to reduce spam and improve cybersecurity on the Internet.
July 20, 2012
Daniel Castro contributed a chapter titled “U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Policy” in the book "Cybersecurity: Public Sector Threats and Responses."
May 26, 2012
Understanding the facts on sharing information is critical as Congress gets down to business on cybersecurity legislation.
May 16, 2012
Congress should modify FISMA to require federal agencies to use continuously-monitored, performance-based security metrics.
September 15, 2011
Discussing a report assessing national e-ID systems and what the U.S. can learn from early adopters.
September 15, 2011
An assessment of what the U.S. can learn from early adopters of national e-ID systems.
December 20, 2009
Recent efforts to ban peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing software in government offices to reduce security breaches would merely be treating the symptoms, not the disease.
December 1, 2009
An op-ed in Federal Computer Weekly discussing the problems with relying on professional certification to improve the security outlook of government agencies.
October 14, 2009
A proposal on cybersecurity certification will offer few benefits, introduce burdensome costs to the government and the private sector, and not address the root cause of most cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

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