Whether you’re a federal agency or a contractor, cybersecurity has become too important to leave solely to the tech staff. The worst threat these days seems to be the insider threat. Addie Cliffe and Evan Wolff, attorneys with the privacy and cyberscurity group at Crowell Moring, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer advice on how to take a corporate approach.
Rick Howard, the chief security officer for Palo Alto Networks, said the cybersecurity consumption model will be disrupted by orchestration and automation in the cloud.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner John Koskinen urged Congress to fund the tax administration so it can invest in IT infrastructure, and meet customer service demands.
The Internal Revenue Service reported between January and June 1, it identified roughly 10,000 business returns for potential ID theft, compared to 4,000 in 2016, and around 350 in 2015.
What are the latest breakthroughs in data storage? Find out this week when Nick Psaki, principal systems engineer for Pure Storage joins host John Gilroy on Federal Tech Talk. July 25, 2017
Homomorphic Encryption Computing Techniques with Overhead Reduction (HECTOR) is important, and it’s something the intelligence community is seeking for very good reasons. Dr. Mark Heiligman, program manager for HECTOR at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, explains why it’s so important on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Pentagon cybersecurity officials say two global ransomware attacks highlighted improvements the Defense Department has made to its ability to command and control its own networks, but also showed areas that are ripe for improvement.
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.