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Nilmini Gunaratne Rubin

Formerly of ITI

Blog Posts by Nilmini Gunaratne Rubin

  • Senators Push Cyber at Hagel’s Confirmation Hearing

    The importance of cybersecurity and the need for sound cybersecurity policies were highlighted at the confirmation hearing for former Republican Senator from Nebraska, Chuck Hagel, to be the next U.S. [...]

    02/01/2013 - ITI Blog
  • Cybersecurity Takes the Stage at Davos

    Inside the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Congress Center, sheltered from the snow and ice of Davos, this year’s theme of “Resilient Dynamism” spurred some provocative conversations at Davos about cybersecurity.  [...]

    01/30/2013 - ITI Blog
  • Decoding the Digital Gender Divide

    ITI's Nilmini Rubin is participating in the World Economic Forum sessions in Davos this week, and posted this blog after her panel discussion on maximizing technology to close the gender divide.  The blog [...]

    01/24/2013 - ITI Blog
  • Cybersecurity Legislation Is Dead in Congress

    Time of death:  6:11p.m.  After a second failed cloture vote on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 sponsored by Senators Joe Lieberman, ID-Conn., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid [...]

    11/14/2012 - ITI Blog
  • Assessing the New Senate Cybersecurity Proposal

    ITI and our member companies take cybersecurity very seriously.  We have to; protecting people when they are online underpins a major portion of our innovation economy.  Consider the everyday applications [...]

    07/20/2012 - ITI Blog
  • Veepstakes: A Look at John Thune

     The final candidate on our Veepstakes shortlist is the junior U.S. Senator from South Dakota, John Thune.  Senator Thune began his career as a legislative aide to the late Senator James Abdnor, who served [...]

    08/10/2012 - TechElect Blog
  • Veepstakes: A Look at Chris Christie

    The next candidate in our Veepstakes series is Garden State Governor, Chris Christie.  Governor Christie began his career as a lawyer in New Jersey, before his appointment as New Jersey’s Attorney General [...]

    08/10/2012 - TechElect Blog
  • Veepstakes: A Look at Kelly Ayotte

    Next up in our Veepstakes series, we look at Kelly Ayotte, the freshman Senator from New Hampshire.  Senator Ayotte began her career clerking for a Justice in New Hampshire’s Supreme Court.  She then served [...]

    08/09/2012 - TechElect Blog
  • Veepstakes: A Look at Paul Ryan

    We continue our series examining the potential picks for a Republican vice presidential running-mate with a look at Paul Ryan.  Representative Ryan was first elected in 1998 to represent Wisconsin’s First [...]

    08/08/2012 - TechElect Blog
  • Veepstakes: A Look at Bob McDonnell

    Continuing our focus on possible running mates for Governor Romney, we look at Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia and analyze where he stands on tech issues. Bob McDonnell was elected as Virginia’s governor [...]

    08/08/2012 - TechElect Blog