Cybersecurity

In Cybersecurity, It’s “Learn and Adapt”

The US Army and Marine Corps’ official Counterinsurgency Field Manual opens with a quote that could easily serve as a motto for cybersecurity professionals: “This is a game of wits and will. You’ve got to be learning and adapting constantly to survive.” General Peter J. Schoomaker was describing how to confront asymmetric military and political … Read More >>

Cloud Computing

How Will Hackers Fare in the Cloud?

If Willie Sutton had been a hacker, we know what he’d have thought about cloud computing. Sutton, of course, was the 1930s bank robber famous for his quip that he robbed banks “because that’s where the money is.” And for hackers, the cloud might be just as tempting because it’s where a great deal of … Read More >>

Compliance and Enforcement

An International Meeting of the Minds on IP Enforcement

Thirty-seven countries together representing more than half of world trade declared with one voice this week that “effective enforcement of intellectual property rights is critical to sustaining economic growth across all industries and globally.” They further noted: “[T]he proliferation of counterfeit and pirated goods as well as the proliferation of services that distribute infringing material, … Read More >>

Cloud Computing

Closing Government’s IT Performance Gap

Propelled by the IT revolution, productivity in the private economy has grown in the last two decades at roughly double the rate of the 1970s and 80s. But as Federal Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients argues, government has for the most part missed the wave. The Department of Veterans Affairs still processes claims by hand … Read More >>