Stories by Anthony Caruana

Cyber attacks against the US – the empire strikes back

John Carlin is an Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Justice in the US and runs the National Security Division. He is responsible for prosecuting cyber criminals in the United States that threaten the interests of the country. It was the first new litigation division created in 50 years and came from a recommendation of the 9/11 Commission and pulled together several different government entities that, until then, didn’t share information easily.

Anthony Caruana | 23 Apr | Read more

Automation key to defeating new adversaries

The Office of Personnel Management in the United States is responsible vast volumes of personal information. They’re responsible for the data relating to potential, current and past employees of the government. IT Security Operations Director Jeff Wagner is responsible for protecting this data against a constantly changing threat landscape. He’s taken a non-traditional approach to not only respond to threats in seconds with fewer resources, but also uncover previously hidden threats that were lurking on the network.

Anthony Caruana | 22 Apr | Read more

The Case for Metadata Retention

The government's plan to force telecommunications providers to retain a set of metadata for every person has privacy advocates up in arms and police and security agencies telling us that this legislation is essential for fight crime in the 21st century.

Anthony Caruana | 24 Feb | Read more

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