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Adam Firestone
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Caveat oppugnator!
Caveat oppugnator!

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For the past 60 years, the United States has devoted untold amounts of treasure and risked lives and embarrassment to collect denied area intelligence. My disccusion with Dan Verton of FedScoop about how KGSS is going to provide one of the greatest troves of denied area cyber threat information ever:

http://fedscoop.com/kaspersky-government-developing-denied-area-malware-database

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It's time to make a meaningful investment in the future while ensuring the ability to manage today's challenges.

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All too often, security is seen as a hurdle and a barrier to technical progress. Here's my take on turning security into an enabler.

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My interview on Federal News Radio today, discussing everything from multifactor authentication to the emergence of the modern Middle East.  

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The philosopher George Santayana said "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."  The truth of Santayana's observation is unfortunately evident in contemporary efforts at cybersecurity.  Fortunately, as a brief look at the evolution of air power indicates, the way ahead is positive.

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Part two of a discussion highlighting why security engineering is absolutely not a futile gesture!

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Understanding the nature of a cyber threat is important not only from a forensic perspective, but also from the standpoint of building a cyber resilient information infrastructure.  In this two part article, I explore the most famous cyber weapon of recent times, Stuxnet and later discuss design paradigms for cyber resiliency.
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