State CSO Fired for Talking Openly at RSA

Pennsylvania’s chief information security officer, Robert Maley, has been fired, apparently for talking publicly at the RSA security conference last week about a recent incident involving the Commonwealth’s online driving exam scheduling system. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

Pennsylvania’s chief information security officer, Robert Maley, has been fired, apparently for talking publicly at the RSA security conference last week about a recent incident involving the Commonwealth’s online driving exam scheduling system. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

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Former Penn CSO Dishes on His Firing

Former State of Pennsylvania CISO Robert Maley has been watching all the news about his firing for talking about a security incident without permission at last month’s RSA conference. He began a talk on application security at CSO Perspectives 2010 by going off topic and addressing the controversy head on. Read the full article. [CSO]

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    I think the content of the presentation is being overblown as the reason for his dismissla. As noted in the story the state CIO had put a lockdown on public discussion of cyber-security in general. by appearing at RSA Maley broke with that directive, and thus paid the price...

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