Blog Posts Tagged with "Testimony"

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GAO: 680 Percent Increase in Government Cyber Attacks

April 27, 2012 Added by:Headlines

The GAO's Gregory Wilshusen testified before a House Homeland Security Committee's subcommittee about the marked increase in cyber attacks against U.S. government systems, which have increased 680% over a five year period, from 5,503 in 2006 to 42,887 in 2011...

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Congressional Testimony Rings Cybersecurity Alarm Bells

April 25, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"Every day nations and 'hacktivist' groups penetrate our public and private computer networks. The degradation of our national security and intellectual property from cyber theft threatens to weaken us where we have been historically strong: in our ingenuity and creativity..."

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Experts Tell Senate that Critical Networks are Compromised

March 22, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"I think we've got the wrong mental model here. We've got to go to a model where we assume our adversary is in our networks, on our machines, and we've got to operate anyway, we've got to protect the data anyway," said Sandia National Laboratory's James Peery....

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A Tale of Two Encryption Cases

March 12, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

The issue in the decryption cases is not whether the decrypted contents of the computer are testimonial. Instead, the issue in these cases is whether the ACT of decrypting information on the computer is testimonial. The answer to that question is that it depends...

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Congressional Testimony Reveals Security at NASA Lacking

March 02, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"In its fiscal year 2010 report to Congress on FISMA implementation, the OMB reported a Government-wide encryption rate for these devices of 54 percent. However, as of February 1, 2012, only 1 percent of NASA portable devices/laptops have been encrypted," Martin testified...

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Senate Testimony: Cyber Security as a Strategic Concern

February 02, 2012 Added by:Headlines

Testimony offered before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence included threats to cybersecurity, the third item addressed, signifying that intrusions by state-sponsored China and Russia and independent actors like Anonymous and Lulzsec continue to be a concern...

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Experts, Charlatans, and the Intelligence Committee

October 14, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

We live in “Interesting Times” as the Chinese say, and we certainly do not need to have Congress led further astray by those without experience in the subject matters at hand. Lets hope that the House looks into Evans’ history and decides he is not an expert on any of the topics at hand...

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RSA CEO: There is Too Much Security Awareness

October 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Not a day goes by that I do not see some indication of a cyberattack in the press... The problem is that when consumers see time and time again nothing happens to correct it, they throw up their hands. There's no amount of consumer education to make them smart enough to resist attacks..."

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Congressman Confronts China over Cyber Espionage

October 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“Beijing is waging a massive trade war on us all, and we should band together to pressure them to stop. Combined, the United States and our allies in Europe and Asia have significant diplomatic and economic leverage over China, and we should use this to our advantage..."

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FBI Investigating Over 400 Corporate Account Takeovers

September 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"The FBI is currently investigating over 400 reported cases of corporate account takeovers in which cyber criminals have initiated unauthorized ACH and wire transfers... These cases involve the attempted theft of over $255 million and have resulted in the actual loss of approximately $85 million..."

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ISA Testimony Before House Cyber Security Task Force

July 20, 2011 Added by:Marjorie Morgan

Speaker of the House Boehner has appointed a task force comprised of Members from the major Committees of the House to develop a framework for cyber security legislation. The ISA was the very first organization that was asked to testify before the Task Force...

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