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3/23/2012: Continuous Identity Verification for DARPA, Compromised DoD Networks, and More

3/23/2012: Continuous Identity Verification for DARPA, Compromised DoD Networks, and More

  • Major Internet Service Providers including  AT&T, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Verizon have agreed to the  FCC’s Communications, Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) plan to fight botnets, domain name fraud and Internet route hijacking. More here.
  • David McClure of the GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies predicts that FISMA standards will ease federal concerns over cloud computing. More here.
  • DARPA plans to replace passwords with behavioral continuous identity verification. More here.
  • James Peery, director of Sandia National Labs’ Information Systems Analysis Center, told the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities that the DoD’s networks have been totally compromised by foreign intelligence. More here.
  • The Army Cyber Command is looking to streamline cybersecurity assessments, audits, and certifications and to a centralized repository for inspection data. More here.