Cybersecurity & Cryptology Today

A day doesn't go by without at least one major cyber event being discussed in every media forum. To help keep our members and Web site visitors informed, we will periodically publish short articles on an area of cybersecurity. The inaugural article in this section of our Web site addresses one of the activities gaining recognition as an influential voice in the area of cyber defense. We extend our thanks to co-authors Mr. Tony Sager, Chief Technologist of the Council on CyberSecurity and Mr. Frank Guido of the Council on CyberSecurity for sharing this insightful article with our online community.

We welcome your feedback regarding any of the articles shared here, as well as suggestions of areas you would like to see addressed in the future.

Very respectfully,
Dick Schaeffer, NCMF President

  • Following an introduction by Dean Nora Demleitner, General Michael Hayden, former director of both the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency, delivers the keynote address for the "Cybersurveillance in the Post-Snowden Age" symposium at Washington and Lee School of Law on Jan. 23, 2015. Click on this item image or title to view the video on our YouTube channel.

  • The INSA Cyber Council is a select group of current and former executives from the public, private and academic sectors with a breadth of expertise across the Cyber and Digital arena to include: Cyber/IT/Computing/Data Analytics, Operations, Policy and Security. The Council engages government and industry communities in pursuit of thought leadership and practical solutions, focusing on key challenges we all face today. The Council has published numerous white papers since its inception in 2009 with the most recent published in the Fall of 2014. Visit their site for more details.

  • The Council on Cybersecurity is an independent, expert, not-for-profit organization with a global scope committed to the security of the open Internet. Visit the Council on Cybersecurity's blog for cyber developments and check out their publications page

  • The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) is a key resource of cybersecurity information. The vision of the NICCS is to provide the nation with the tools necessary to ensure citizens and the workforce have more dynamic cybersecurity skills. The mission of NICCS is to be a national resource for cybersecurity awareness, education, careers, and training.

  • In a press release dated August 6, 2014, the National Security Agency (NSA) announced the winners in the 2nd annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition.

  • In July 2014, the 9/11 Commission released its 10th anniversary report which emphasizes the cyber threat and highlights the need for more awareness and legislative action. Also addressed is the impact of the Snowden breach.

  • This article by Tony Sager and Frank Guido of the Council on CyberSecurity, addresses one of the activities gaining recognition as an influential voice in the area of cyber defense.