On everyone's mind: cybersecurity

On everyone's mind: cybersecurity


'Many Web courses have Hypertext Markup
Language text. That's not a course, that's a Web site.'

'Leslye McDade-Morrison, education program analyst with the Office of the DOD Chancellor for Education and Professional Development [Page 12]

'I just believe that
e-learning is noble work.'

'Larry Mercier, Transportation Virtual University program manager [Page 16]

'We get attacked every day. The lesson to
be learned here is that no one is immune.'

'The Software Engineering
Institute's Richard D. Pethia, speaking about denial-of-service attacks on the CERT Coordination Center's Web site [Page 18]


Security was on everyone's lips at a recent conference in Washington, 'Information Assurance: Building Public Trust through Secure Government.'

Christina Nelson, above left, of the Digital Government Institute and Jodee Jackson of the Council for Excellence in Government confer during a break. Judy Spencer, bottom right, recently named chairwoman of the Federal PKI Steering Committee, addresses a session. A panel of security experts, bottom left, field questions from the audience.


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