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Information Infrastructure Protection

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This section outlines the current activities related to protecting IT in critical infrastractures (to critical information infrastructure protection (CIIP)) in Germany. The National Plan for Information Infrastructure Protection [ Nationaler Plan zum Schutz der Informationsinfrastrukturen (NPSI) ] led to the development of two implementation plans which were adopted by the Federal Cabinet on 5 September 2007 (cf. Federal Government "press release" ). One is the CIP Implementation Plan [ Umsetzungsplan KRITIS (UP KRITIS) ], which is described in more detail on a separate web entry, and the other is the Implementation ...
Experts discuss intensifying cyber defence cooperation
From 26 to 28 May, experts from NATO member states and industry gathered at the 13th NATO Cyber Defence Workshop in Tallinn, Estonia, to look at ways of enhancing cooperation in cyber defence among Allied countries. They discussed topics such as critical information infrastructure protection, dynamic risks management and help for victims of cyber attacks. The workshop also featured a number of industry representatives to discuss legal aspects of cyber defence, cyber defence related mutual assistance among countries and sharing experiences on cyber defence exercises. In his opening address, Estonian Defence Minister Jaak Aaviksoo ... market research, surveys and trends
Hackers are using more sophisticated methods in gaining personal ...
Dianne Solomon's email was hacked into recently, and the hacker pretended to be Solomon sending emails to Solomon's friends telling them that she had been robbed and was stranded in Europe. The hacker asked for money to be wired to him and also used pictures in her email to create a Facebook account for her. (Hans Gutknecht/Staff Photographer) Diane Solomon was on her way from her Santa Clarita home to a run/walk at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum earlier this month when her smartphone alerted her to an e-mail received on her work account - sent from her own personal e-mail address. According to the e-mail, titled ... market research, surveys and trends


Volume 3, Issue 1 - Institute for Information Infrastructure ...
Mar 1, 2010 ... $396 million for research grants over the next four years and $94 million for scholarships. With ... Johnson's analysis showed that 11 percent of bank-re- .... The Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
IEEE-USA Feature: An Overview of the President's FY 2001 Budget ...
The National Science Foundation (NSF) research budget would increase by 19.3 percent to $3.5 billion over the FY2000 request. The proposed increase is primarily targeted at information and nanotechnology research activities. The Department of Energy (DOE) budget would funded at $18.9 billion, including $7.6 billion earmarked for "R&D." The Administration would direct a total of $764.9 million for energy supply research programs. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s budget would increase by 32 percent to $409.5 million for programs to address ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The State of Cybersecurity
As a annual member, this content can be used toward your membership credits and transcript tracking. Click For More Info Interview with Dr. Charles Palmer, Director of the Institute for Advanced Security, IBM June 10, 2010 - Tom Field, Editorial Director What is the current state of cybersecurity, and what are the best career opportunities? Dr. Charles Palmer, Director of the Institute for Advanced Security and Chief Technologist of Cybersecurity and Privacy at IBM, weighs in on these questions. In an exclusive interview, Palmer discusses: The current state of cybersecurity in the U.S.; Which critical skills ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
McAfee, Inc. Positioned as a Leader for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention in ...
today announced that research firm Gartner, Inc. has placed the company in the leaders quadrant in its "Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention," as published on June 2, 2010. According to Gartner, vendors who appear in the leader's quadrant "have demonstrated good understanding of client needs and offer comprehensive capabilities in all three functional areas -- network, discovery and endpoint -- directly or through well-established partnerships and tight integration. They offer aggressive road maps, and they will need to execute ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Critical Information Infrastructure Protection: Analysis, Evaluation and Expectations. 106 would have a serious impact on the well-being of citizens, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Although there has never been accurate nationwide reporting of computer crime, it is clear from the reports which do exist and from anecdotal information that computer crime is on the rise. For example, the Computer Emergency and Response Team at Carnegie-Mellon University reports that from 1991 through 1994, there was a 498% increase in the number of computer intrusions, and a 702% rise in the number of sites affected. See CERT Annual Report to ARPA. During 1994, for example, approximately 40,000 Internet computers were attacked in 2,460 incidents. Id . Similarly, the FBI's National Computer Crime Squad has opened over 200 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Cyber Security and Information Infrastructure Protection
The primary aim of this research is to improve cyber security and to increase information infrastructure protection by making our information infrastructure more resilient against attacks. We recognize three distinct problem areas: Critical Infrastructure Protection , Intrusion Prevention and Threat Assessment . We provide practical solutions for each problem area that can be deployed on Unix systems. The general mechanisms apply to other operating systems as well. The Internet infrastructure relies on primarily on the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and the Domain Name System (DNS). The secure remote administration of routers ...
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This application provides access to the DoT CARS system. When logged on to the CARS system, your computer is considered a Federal computer system and is the property of the United States Government. It is for authorized use only. Users (authorized or unauthorized) have no explicit or implicit expectation of privacy. Any or all uses of this system and all files on this system may be intercepted, monitored, recorded, copied, audited, inspected, and disclosed to authorized CARS, DoT, and law enforcement personnel, as well as authorized officials of other agencies, both domestic and foreign. By using this system, the user consents ...
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On Thursday, March 15, 2007, at 4:00 pm ET / 1:00 pm PT, and Mirage Networks present a live Webinar titled: Playing Offense: How to Prevent the Network Attack of the Future Tired of defending your network? Maybe it’s time you started playing for the Offense: Increase employee productivity! Secure unmanaged and unknown endpoints! Maximize your IT investments! We will be discussing: The new network nemeses: how the bad guys are sizing up your network. The unique case of the unmanaged endpoint: how to keep your PDAs, point of sale devices, printers, VoIP, and industry specific online gadgets from being vectors