Hot on the heels of the announcement of an Identity Ecosystem — a national strategy for secure online identity solutions, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt is talking details of the plan. Schmidt, who is noted for relative reclusiveness when it comes to speaking to the media, sat down for …Read More »
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They’re called the Influencers — the top leaders in government cybersecurity and IT, selected by cyber site GovInfoSecurity. The site, which polled its advisory board and other IT thought leaders, said a true influencer is born from “a combination of position and know-how,” and each of those selected “has demonstrated …Read More »
The White House’s cybersecurity coordinator said the administration will provide universities and private companies with information about cyber threats from the nation’s law enforcement and intelligence agencies. “I think we all recognize that the government has unique access to information,” said White House cyber guru Howard Schmidt at a Washington …Read More »
Top White House officials are attempting to smooth out one of the still-untamed aspects of the Wild, Wild West atmosphere of the Internet: secure online identities. At a Stanford University forum Friday, leaders from Silicon Valley and the Beltway, including Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard …Read More »
Proving you are who you say you are, is not only a riddle but, in cyberspace, one of the cornerstones of a particular branch of cybersecurity known as Identity Management. It’s also one of the things waiting to be checked off President Barack Obama’s Cyberspace Policy Review’s list of action …Read More »