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Federal Cybersecurity Czar Found Guilty On Kiddie Porn Charges

File this in your very thick chapter of "Stuff You Can't Make Up." Before his arrest, this guy was the acting Director of Cybersecurity for the Department of Health and Human Services. Holy God, am I ever glad he was out of there before...Show More Summary

JP Morgan’s security breach points to broader issues in cyber security

It turns out that protecting an institution full of personally identifiable information is more complex than just having a good cybersecurity team.

"A Man Of Many Perversions" – Federal Cybersecurity Head Convicted Of Child Porn Charges

Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The following story is a warning as to why centralized power is so dangerous. It doesn’t matter whether the power is political or corporate, overly centralized power in all forms must be resisted whenever it appears. Show More Summary

After Denial, Dairy Queen Admits It Was Victim Of Hack

After initially denying reports of data breaches at a number of its stores, soft-serve royalty Dairy Queen has finally admitted data breaches at a currently undisclosed number of locations. On Tuesday, cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs...Show More Summary

Former HHS Cybersecurity Chief Convicted on Child Porn Charges

From The Daily Mail: Timothy DeFoggi, a former acting director of cyber security for the U.S. Department of health and Human services, was convicted Tuesday on federal charges of engaging in a child exploitation enterprise, conspiracy to advertise and distribute child pornography, and accessing a computer with intent to view child pornography. Show More Summary

Former acting HHS cybersecurity director convicted on child porn charges

A former acting director of cybersecurity at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was convicted on child pornography charges, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Timothy DeFoggi, 56, was convicted of "engaging in...Show More Summary

To deter cyberattacks, build a public-private partnership

The best way to combat cyberattacks may be a joint public-private partnership between government and business, says a new paper. Cybersecurity is a big deal, and the protection of critical network infrastructure is a matter of national security," said one expert. Show More Summary

Quantum Hacking: The Latest Concern in Cybersecurity

Quantum hacking is the latest fear in the world of information security. Not so long ago, physicists were claiming that they could send information with perfect security using a technique known as quantum key distribution.This uses the laws of quantum mechanics to guarantee perfectly secure communication. Show More Summary

Switchboard: White House agrees with its cybersecurity czar, says he doesn’t need to code.

Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. Does the White House’s cybersecurity czar need to be a coder? He says no. Many cybersecurity experts vented frustrations online after Michael Daniel, the White House cybersecurity coordinator and a long-term federal employee, suggested he would be distracted if he […]

Cybersecurity Insurance Still Requires Cybersecurity

OpenSSL vulnerabilities are sticking around for a while. In fact, recently two new ones were announced: One allows criminals to run an arbitrary code on a vulnerable computer/device, and the other allows man-in-the-middle attacks. AShow More Summary

Does the White House’s cybersecurity czar need to be a coder? He says no.

Many cybersecurity experts vented frustrations on Twitter yesterday about a recent interview by White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel published by Gov Info Security. In the interview, Daniel -- a longtime federal employee who was previously intelligence branch chief at the Office of Management and Budget -- seemed to suggest that his lack of specific technical […]

Does the White House’s cybersecurity czar need to be a coder? He says no.

Many cybersecurity experts vented frustrations on Twitter yesterday about a recent interview by White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel published by Gov Info Security. In the interview, Daniel -- a longtime federal employee who was previously intelligence branch chief at the Office of Management and Budget -- seemed to suggest that his lack of specific technical […]

Researchers successfully hacked Gmail's smartphone app 92 percent of the time

Looks like Google's got some doodling to do. Researchers from the Universities of Michigan and California are presenting a study at a San Diego cybersecurity conference that shows Gmail's smartphone account is one of the easiest popular apps to hack. Show More Summary

White House Cybersecurity Czar Is Total N00b (And Proud Of It)

Only in Washington, DC could a lack of technological know-how be a positive thing. In a city where people prefer to vote for charismatic politicians over intellectuals, White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel sees his lack of expertise as a selling point. Show More Summary

Cybersecurity czar is proud of his technical illiteracy

last weekOdd : Boing Boing

Michael Daniel thinks "being too down in the weeds at the technical level could actually be a little bit of a distraction"; Ed Felten counters, "Imagine reaction if White House economic advisor bragged about lack of economics knowledge, or Attorney General bragged about lack of legal expertise." Read the rest

White House cybersecurity chief: 'You don't have to be a coder in order to really do well in this position'

In an interview with GovInfoSec on Thursday, White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel said that his lack of technical knowledge is an advantage in his position. He has minimal professional background in computer security, and feels that, "You don't have to be a coder in order to really do well in this position. Show More Summary

White House's Cybersecurity Guy Proud Of His Lack Of Cybersecurity Knowledge Or Skills

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

So we were just writing about how the White House appeared to be going with a security by obscurity tactic in denying an Associated Press FOIA request concerning the security behind Healthcare.gov. Specifically, the request was denied because the White House claimed that revealing such info might help hackers. Show More Summary

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