Monthly Archives: June 2009


Cybersecurity Czar Candidate = Federated Identity?

Posted on by Mary Brown

Eric Chabrow recently posted an article at GovInfoSecurity suggesting that Steve Charney is a potential candidate for the position of Federal Cybersecurity Czar, a position which was recently announced by President Obama. 

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Prioritizing Values

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I have recently been attending a range of webinar meetings being held by federal and private healthcare stakeholders that are trying to get their arms around the Health IT mandates that are included in the Obama stimulus and health reform … Continue reading

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Department of Defense (DoD) selects Capella University graduate student for Information Assurance Scholarship

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

Exciting news!  The Department of Defense (DoD) has selected a Capella University graduate student to receive its Information Assurance Scholarship, which is a full-ride scholarship that the DoD created to recruit and retain well-qualified personnel for work in the information … Continue reading

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U.S. House Subcommittee Holds Cyber Security Hearings

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The subcommittee on research and science education which is part of the House Committee on Science and Technology has begun holding a series of hearings on Cyber Security. Yesterday the focus of the hearing was on R&D and Education.  The … Continue reading

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Information Security and Assurance Podcast Resources

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I’ve been on the lookout for good sources of information on security and assurance podcasts. Here are a few good ones I’ve found. Send us yours and we’ll compile a list to post on the site resources.  While you are … Continue reading

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Security Breach Leads to Class Action Lawsuit

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Jason Schossler describes a class action lawsuit that has been filed against Express Scripts related to a hacking incident which resulted in exposure of the personal information of an unknown number of their customers.  This incident became known by Express Scripts … Continue reading

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