Kenneth Corbin

Freelance Writer

Kenneth Corbin is a contributing writer based in Washington and Boston who covers government and regulatory issues for CIO.com.

Federal CIOs tackle the next phase of cloud migration

Why we need the FTC to police ISP privacy practices

Why we need the FTC to police ISP privacy practices

The move to scrap the FCC's rules for ISPs leaves the industry without any federal oversight and puts internet privacy at risk.

Russian hacking goes far beyond 2016 pro-Trump effort

Russian hacking goes far beyond 2016 pro-Trump effort

As the Senate Intelligence Committee begins the public phase of its investigation, experts warn of the sweeping scope of Russian hacking and disinformation efforts to advance foreign policy objectives. Cites prominent lawmakers Rubio...

Federal CIO authority still falling short

Federal CIO authority still falling short

It’s been more than two years in to the most ambitious overhaul of federal IT in almost 20 years, and many CIOs say they still lack authority over new acquisitions and aren't able to halt failing projects.

Feds to battle cybersecurity with analytics

Feds to battle cybersecurity with analytics

With more real-time information sharing, officials envision cyber defenses moving from 'vaccine' to 'immune system,' a big analytics project that could achieve something like automatic security.

FBI investigating possible Trump-Russia collusion, dismisses wiretap allegations

FBI investigating possible Trump-Russia collusion, dismisses wiretap allegations

Amid widespread hacking purportedly sanctioned by the Russian government, FBI Director Comey confirms active investigation into potential coordination between Trump campaign and foreign operatives, while shooting down allegations that...

Future of tech policy murky under Trump administration

Future of tech policy murky under Trump administration

Insiders praise administration's focus on infrastructure and deregulation, but worries linger over immigration policies.

FBI chief calls for private sector to help battle cybercrime

FBI chief calls for private sector to help battle cybercrime

As the FBI has been expanding and retooling its approach to cyber investigations, Director James Comey stresses need for CISOs to engage with the bureau.

 How the DOT discovered its network was compromised by shadow IT

How the DOT discovered its network was compromised by shadow IT

Finding of hundreds of pieces of unauthorized networking equipment, including many off-the-shelf consumer-grade devices, compelled the Department of Transportation CIO to alert department leadership and launch a rearchitecture of the...

How Facebook and Google are battling internet terrorism

How Facebook and Google are battling internet terrorism

Leading platform providers are exploring new ways to actively engage in counter-messaging, building on robust systems to flag and remove extremist content.

Broadband, encryption and privacy top State of the Net agenda

Broadband, encryption and privacy top State of the Net agenda

In a chaotic time on Capitol Hill, lawmakers from both parties see room for bipartisan work to advance broadband infrastructure, strike a balance in the encryption debate and update old privacy laws.

Trump’s trade TPP move a setback for cloud computing

Trump’s trade TPP move a setback for cloud computing

With President Trump's move to walk away from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, administration is 'starting from zero' on digital trade policy.

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