We look forward to seeing you during the ACI-NA Public Safety & Security Conference, October 6-9, 2014 in Arlington, VA. Telos ID is proud to be an Associate Member of ACI-NA, which is the authoritative voice of U.S. airports, representing airport members that enplane 95 percent of all domestic and virtually all the international airline passengers and cargo traffic in North America.
The shortage of cybersecurity professionals has been well documented, and it impacts not only our national security but also corporations and individuals as they connect to the Internet as any number of recent instances document. Having been involved in computer security since 1991, this topic is near and dear to my heart.
Just as individuals shouldn’t rely solely on their banks’ fraud-monitoring alerts for financial protection, so cybersecurity personnel shouldn’t rely solely on tools like network or host intrusion detection to let them know when something is amiss with information resources. We need to take an active, hands-on role in ensuring the protection of our networks.
I recently rediscovered the classic children’s book, “Harold and the Purple Crayon.” I remember reading this to my children when they were younger. It brought to mind how imaginative, resourceful, and creative children are when solving problems…