Latest National Cyber Security Center Stories
Months after a massive hacking attack leaked credit card and security information on 100 million of its user accounts from its games networks, embattled Sony Corp. has chosen a former official from the US Department of Homeland Security for the new post of Chief Information Security Officer.
WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chertoff Group, a strategic security and risk management advisory firm, today announced the formation of a Board of Advisors, bringing together a renowned group of leaders with unparalleled experience in the areas of intelligence, foreign policy, international trade, homeland security, and financial services.
According to the White Houseâ€™s top counter-terrorism advisor on Sunday, the United States faces â€œserious and significantâ€ cyberspace threats which may affect national security.
The Obama administration has just called on a former Bush appointee to â€˜suit upâ€™ and take charge of a federal project to improve the nationâ€™s computer networks and get the government in sync with the private firms that own and operate the vast majority of them.
President Barack Obama announced on Friday that he would name a new "cyber czar" to ensure the country is protecting the security of its computer networks.
On Friday, the US government's director of cybersecurity resigned, criticizing the excessive role of the National Security Agency in countering threats to the country's computer systems.
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