Make no mistake access to our information is easy nowadays. All we need is one's zip code, gender, and date of birth to identify 87 percent of the population inside the United States. How vulnerable are we to cybersecurity attacks and assaults?
“Anticipation and prediction rather than response is the key,” Oliver McGee explains while emphasizing the importance of all industries working together to maintain the security of the nation’s critical infrastructure.
He explains the importance of cybersecurity in light of the recent security breaches at major companies such as Target, Neiman Marcus, and Marriott. “Cybersecurity is about protecting the critical infrastructure of America -- which is our food, water, finances, healthcare, transportation, businesses, shopping, personal identities and records, schools, and colleges.”
“What is essential are strategic partnerships in IT security policy development and implementations working across government, university, industry, and philanthropy enterprises that will keep up with rapidly evolving IT and advanced cybersecurity threats.”
One of McGee’s books, Transforming the Ivory Tower, explains the type of scenario planning that he recommends to not only universities, but to government agencies and businesses to prepare for a number of issues including cyber attacks.
He also stresses the importance of educating and preparing a workforce that is capable of dealing with these issues citing that there is a lack of interest in the STEM fields throughout higher education.
“We need to develop a new workforce that understands cybersecurity, engineering, science, and technology.” McGee advises government agencies and businesses to, “Take Target and Marriott as a warning to get everything in order.”
The Cinderella play of the 2014 Rose Bowl by the hidden Cinderella team of the 2013 college football season. Who knew Michigan State Spartans would be the last team standing in 2013, when Coach Mark D'Antonio challenged his team in May 2013 with his leadership challenge words "It's all about Completion." Leadership principles oftentimes are cemented by great football coaches.
"But the best news? Obama's little tryst with CGI Federal cost US taxpayers only $292 million. As Vanity Fair revealed recently, "According to congressional testimony, CGI stands to be paid $292 million for its work on healthcare.gov." And since the CGI replacement will eventually redo everything from scratch, this is $292 million that Obama may have as well burned."
"Walk-ons" are the "heart and soul" of "Completion." I love an underdog, perhaps because, I'm an underdog.
CGI Federal out, Accenture hired to save Obamacare, still searching to enroll college kids to self-finance itself.
Tiger Woods at 79 PGA wins at just 38 years old, walks 10,000 steps in each of those extraordinary PGA wins. Just as Sam Snead at 83 PGA record wins did in each of his extraordinary PGA wins between 1938-1965. Tiger needs just 5 PGA wins in the 2014 PGA season to take Snead's lifetime record of 10,000-step PGA wins.
"The grand challenge for job seekers to understand and assess in 2014 is how businesses, governments and universities can harness big data analytics in shaping their competitive strategy and advantages, in capturing real value, and in managing enterprise risks, that in particular, cuts across these nine risks - interconnectivity, systems, markets, operations, regulations, credit (and collateral), innovation, legal, and liquidity (cash). -- Oliver McGee III, a professor of mechanical engineering and former vice president for research and compliance at Howard University. He also is the former United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Technology Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation and former Senior Policy Advisor in The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy."
As Howard University's first Vice President for Research and Compliance in 2007, Oliver McGee wrote "Bridging The Black Research Gap" available online at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B008NC1AJ2
Working with NSF in 2007, we established the university's "Research at The Capstone" brand identity and status, see http://www.howard.edu/research/
We are pleased to see NSF now recognizing the university's sustained research status in 2013! see http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/4563329
Partnership Possibilities for America announced that
Very thankful my recent release on planned giving and philanthropy got picked up by Church Executive!
Read more at: