Posts Tagged 'public sector'

This week, the experts at McAfee Labs released their latest quarterly threats report, which recapped emerging cyber-threats they saw at the end of last year. In addition to some of the trends we know of that afflict big companies and individuals, there are a number of interesting threats that affect users in the federal government […]

This week, President Obama released his annual draft budget for Fiscal Year 2015. The budget calls for reductions in defense, leaving the physical U.S. military at is smallest level since WWII. At the same time, spending levels for cybersecurity could be increasing – or at least they won’t be declining. This reflects a strategic realignment […]

This week, the city of San Francisco is hosting one of the biggest cybersecurity events of the year – the RSA conference. The meeting draws hundreds of prominent cyber exhibitors and thousands of guests, spurring a discussion on the cyberthreat landscape and the solutions companies are employing to keep us safe from bad actors on […]

McAfee’s annual FOCUS security conference usually showcases some great new product offerings, and this year they’re especially compelling. The first is an end-to-end threat protection solution to combat advanced malware. It’s dubbed Find, Freeze and Fix, and it leaves the single-feature, static analysis sandboxing products in the dust. This comprehensive solution addresses all three requirements […]

Friends and colleagues: As I transition from McAfee’s Public Sector CTO to my new role as Deputy Under Secretary, Cyber Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, please accept my gratitude for your support, humor and all that I have learned from you. My new position will be a […]