A two-pronged approach to cybersecurity

Tuesday, 2 December 2003, 10:46 AM EST

Against a backdrop of new challenges from increasingly sophisticated hackers, Yoran is responsible for preparing the government's response to any major cyberattacks.

This is the second tour of government duty for Yoran, who once headed vulnerability assessment at the Department of Defense's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) and managed the Pentagon's network security. In the interregnum, he started and then sold a services company to security software maker Symantec.

As director of the National Cyber Security Division of the Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security, Yoran has a big title. Still, he can't make things happen by federal fiat, and the success or failure of the government's National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace hinges on private sector buy-in.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //