Janet Napolitano

Top Guns of U.S. Security To Speak at RSA

The Obama administration gets a chance to demonstrate its cybersecurity leadership as three top guns from the executive branch – Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt and FBI Director Robert Mueller – address the RSA conference in San Francisco next week. Read the full article. [GovInfoSecurity.com]

DHS Wants You: 1,000 Security Jobs to Be Filled

The Department of Homeland Security is planning a major hiring spree, looking to fill as many as 1,000 cybersecurity positions over the course of the next three years. The department announced the new initiative Thursday, marking DHS’s first real push to hire a large number of information security experts.

On the day that President Obama releases a cybersecurity policy review, hear from experts and officials in the field. This video features Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security; William Pelgrin, Chief Cybersecurity Officer of New York; John Thompson, CEO of Symantec; Leslie Harris of the Center for Democracy & Technology; Jeannette Wing of the National Science Foundation.

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