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Howard Schmidt, the United States’ First Cybersecurity Czar, Has Died

Howard A. Schmidt, a friend to many in the security community, has died. A statement on his Facebook page says that he died today “in the presence of his wife and four sons … following a long battle with cancer.” Schmidt served as the White House Cybersecurity Advisor to Presidents Barack Obama and George W. […]

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Cyber Supply Chain Risks Identified at CodenomiCON 2016

Experts from UL, government, and industry have established programs for organizations to mitigate risks from exploitable software in their cyber supply chain. On the CodenomiCON 2016 panel Mitigating Software Supply Chain Risks – Gaining Trust of Software in Cyber Assets, moderated by Joe Jarzombek, Global Manager for Software Supply Chain Management for the Synopsys Software […]

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Hear What a Former Deputy Assistant AG for National Security Said at CodenomiCON 2016

At CodenomiCON 2016, a former U.S. government official talked about changes in cybersecurity perceptions. In a fireside chat, computer scientist Fred Cohen interviewed Luke Dembosky, Cybersecurity Attorney, Debevoise & Plimpton. Dembosky was the former U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General for National Security. When asked what are some of the biggest differences with cybersecurity today, Dembosky […]

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OMB Issues Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Guidance

New guidance for US government suppliers includes requirements for software testing. In the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-130, published July 28, 2016, requirements for Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) were specified for those selling to any US Government organizations, including sub-tier suppliers. This means that suppliers of IoT/ICT components and services, either […]

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