Imagine drafting the top IT security minds into a defense force to protect the nation's critical IT infrastructure. Defense Minister Jaak Aaviksoo and other Estonian leaders mull the possibility of instituting such a draft.
So, I snuck into San Francisco two days early this year, thinking I'd enjoy some quiet time in the press room of the Moscone Center on the eve before the real kickoff of the 2010 RSA Conference.
Boy, was I wrong.
The International Biometric Performance Conference entitled Performance, Evaluation and Specification of Biometric Technologies will bring together biometric users, technology providers, integrators and evaluators.
It is time to address the issue of protecting our identity and thanks to the federal government's implementation of PIV smart card credentials; we have a proven technology in place that could be leveraged for a much broader audience.
What will be the hottest skills and competencies within information security in 2010?
Application security and biometrics are among the in-demand skills, according to the latest quarterly published list of the 2009 IT Skills Pay and Demand Trends Report by Foote Partners, LLC.