Devising the Theory of Economic Incentives for Cybersecurity
Technologists pursuing interesting and elegant solutions in cybersecurity frequently lack the knowledge of economics to anticipate the influences of other technologies, existing infrastructure, and technology evolution on the potential success of the technologies they are creating. Viable solutions may not be adopted because the risk perceptions by potential providers and users appear to outweigh the economic benefits of new best...
A Step Forward in Modernizing Government IT
By Jason Kimrey, Area Director of U.S. Federal for Intel Yesterday, the House of Representatives took a major step toward helping the federal government upgrade its IT systems when it unanimously passed the Modernizing Government Technology Act on September 22. The bill authorizes the Information Technology Modernization Fund, a program envisioned by the President’s cybersecurity plan announced earlier this year...