AT&T and FirstNet say they are working to secure traffic on the first responder network, and are building a fleet of cell tower trucks ready for deployment.
The Homeland Security Department is sharing information and best practices not only on cybersecurity, but on cybersecurity training for a quarter million employees. Hemant Baidwan, director of governance and executive management at DHS, led the team resulting in the DHS Information Security Training Working Group. He tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how it works.
NASA and EPA share concerns for balancing cybersecurity and use of IoT, but how they approach those concerns depends on agency mission — and budget.
Steve Battista, group lead at MITRE, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss cybersecurity and a new set of services that allows for the sharing of information on cyber threats. July 18, 2017
Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama is teaming with AT&T to use internet of things and smart city technologies to make the base run more smoothly. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with AT&T Air Force Client Executive Vice President Rocky Thurston and Maxwell’s 42nd Mission Support Group Commander Col. Don Lewis on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the updates.
Today is the day White House asked agencies to submit their framework implementation action plans for the Trump administration’s executive order on cybersecurity. What’s new is having an agency executive responsible for all of the metrics and the addition of risk management. Tom Jones, federal systems engineer at Bay Dynamics, provides insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Homeland Security Department Science and Technology Directorate’s cybersecurity division is in a more comfortable place now with many of its top research and development priorities. It’s transitioned more than 75 major projects to practice and is finding a solid footing in the Silicon Valley start-up space.
Before the Obama administration left office in December, it left a series of reports for the incoming Trump administration.
Don Maclean, the chief cybersecurity technologist at DLT Solutions, argues that the EO needs more carrot and stick to improve executive accountability of cybersecurity.
Without a serious effort at automation, the many segments of the cybersecurity response and kill-chain threaten to overwhelm security operations and information security staffs.
Clark Campbell, the vice president for public sector for BDNA, argues that if agencies don’t address end of life technology, the next cyber attack could be much worse.
Dave Mihelcic, federal chief technology and strategy officer for Juniper Networks, discusses innovation, information assurance, security, integration and how his company can help agencies move to the cloud. July 11, 2017
John Chirhart, the federal technical director of Tenable, argues for a fundamental change in the way agencies approach cybersecurity for the long-term.
It seems like big-time cyber attacks are getting worse and more frequent. The federal government seems to have avoided the most recent ones. Vince Crisler, CEO of Dark Cubed, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how federal managers can keep their organizations safe.
Near-weekly, worldwide cybersecurity threats underscore the importance of network, end-point, and application monitoring. Federal agencies have worked under a policy of continuous monitoring/continuous diagnostics and mitigation for a decade. But given the seemingly unending growth in attack vectors, the spread of internal infrastructure to commercial cloud providers, and the rise of insider threats – they’ve got to up the game into what might be called advanced cyber monitoring.