Posts Tagged: Security

A great seminar for those in the Boston area!

Defense Systems Magazine is putting together the annual Defense Systems Seminar Series in the Boston Area. It’s a FREE seminar for Government and Military Attendees. Don’t miss your chance to attend this intensive half-day seminar. Explore the challenges of Information Assurance in an interactive forum. You will learn to: Engage with peers and expert facultyRead… Read more »

Interior cannot find 20 percent of its laptops

It’s pretty amazing, but the Interior Department has not been keeping tabs on its laptops. According to an Inspector General’s report, the agency cannot find 20 percent of its laptops. And that’s a pretty bad report card for any agency and raises real questions about what information was stored on those laptops and why wasn’tRead… Read more »

PODCAST: Michael Brown, Former FEMA Director, Discusses Cyber Security

Following is an exclusive podcast with Michael Brown, former Director of FEMA, on the ITAC Identity Blog. Mr. Brown is an expert on cyber security and provides excellent insights into what our nation can do to better protect itself in this new era of cyber warfare. Click here to listen to the podcast.

Online Authentication: Should Feds carry a badge in cyberspace? Or at least a reciprocol link?

The future of the internet will involve more authentication than it does today but there might be a simple interim solution to provide some level of authentication for the Gov 2.0 presence on online social networks such as facebook and twitter. A standard policy of having a reciprocal link back to a facebook fan pageRead… Read more »

Free National Emergency Alert System

Well, we really don’t have a unified national alert system that is able to alert the population, first responders, law enforcement, etc, in case of natural or man made dissasters. So what did I do about this? Well, I got together with a group of homeland security and IT security professionals and designed a systemRead… Read more »

The Catch 22 of government online participation

Republished from eGovAU. Government often has a narrow path to walk when engaging online, some of the measures in place to protect the privacy and security of citizens and government officials can conflict with efforts to improve the transparency and openness of government processes. Hence this article from the New York Times, Government 2.0 MeetsRead… Read more »

Security Clearance Q&A Service

Over the past two years, ClearanceJobsBlog.com has become the only place on the internet where people can ask tough questions about security clearances and get expert answers. Due to popular demand and our rapid growth, we are launching a new private security clearance question and answer service. This will help ensure your critical questions getRead… Read more »