Is it Time for a New Cyber Threat Metaphor?

CTO Bob Gourley wrote an article at CTOVision.com about a talk Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave at the Symantec conference in DC yesterday. As [Sec. Panetta] has done before, he chose to invoke a metaphor in his depiction of the threat. He warned of the potential of potentially devastating cyber attacks… attacks that could take down our nation’s …

Electronic Bill of Rights

In Cyberspace, You Are Guilty Until Proven Innocent You know, I tend to feel violated when I receive endless masses of junk mail that overflow from my undersized mailbox. We can all travel back to our school days when we studied the Constitution and amendments added to it over the last two hundred years. Most Americans are acutely familiar with at …

DHS’s GFIRST 2011 Closing Keynote Address

Winn Schwartau’s closing keynote at DHS’s GFIRST 2011 conference shocked a few thinkers, rattled some pre-conceived notions, and offered unique perspective and insight! The things that scare the living IT out of Winn include our reliance on tech, cyberwar 4g, our failure to profile, and much more. Watch the whole presentation above!