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Gov Info Security featured Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes in "Biden's Infrastructure Plan: 3 Cybersecurity Provisions"

04/01/2021

Gov Info Security featured Seidenberg Professor Darren Hayes in "Biden's Infrastructure Plan: 3 Cybersecurity Provisions"

Darren Hayes, associate professor at the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University in New York, believes that the Biden spending plan should include provisions that give organizations even more insight into the origins of the technologies that they are purchasing. "Ensuring that companies receive proper intelligence about the supply chain providers is critical," Hayes says. "It is not just cybersecurity tools, however, that put these companies at risk; a photocopier that is added to a network could potentially contain malware and provide a backdoor to a network for a foreign government."

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Gov Info Security featured Seidenberg Professor Andreea Cotoranu in "Exchange Hacks: How Will the Biden Administration Respond?"

03/16/2021

Gov Info Security featured Seidenberg Professor Andreea Cotoranu in "Exchange Hacks: How Will the Biden Administration Respond?"

Andreea Cotoranu, a clinical professor at the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University, says that no matter which way the Biden administration chooses to respond to the Exchange attacks, the White House needs to take a holistic approach and apply policies consistently irrespective of the source of the attack or the extent of the damage.

"Allegedly, both attacks have been committed by state-sponsored actors, with the goal of collecting intelligence. There has been an increase in the number of state-sponsored attacks, and the trend will continue into the future," Cotoranu says. "However, formulating a response to these kinds of attacks is challenging, and requires a holistic approach that combines technology, policy and diplomacy."

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