Prior to his appointment by President Barack Obama as White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, Howard Schmidt was interviewed by Threatpost’s Robert Zamosi at the RSA 2009 Conference. In this interview Schmidt, who was not then in government service, offers candid insights and recommendations regarding critical infrastructure protection, and the similarities and differences between public sector and private sector cybersecurity. Embed courtesy of Threatpost/YouTube.
January 27, 2010
Schmidt needs to deal with the “insider threat” at Carnegie Mellon’s CyLab for which he has been a paid recruiter and rain-maker since 2004.