Security Matters

Applying private sector cybersecurity lessons learned to government

Applying private sector cybersecurity lessons learned to government

Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder & chief technology officer at CrowdStrike, and Coleman Mehta, senior director of U.S. policy at Palo Alto...
DHS supply chain effort places potential burden on businesses

DHS supply chain effort places potential burden on businesses

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, details the efforts to secure contractor supply chains, and the possible impact...
DHS cyber reorganization bill passes in Congress

DHS cyber reorganization bill passes in Congress

Ron Marks, chair of the intelligence program at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School Of National Security, discusses the new Cybersecurity...
Intelligence community reviews foreign influence in government

Intelligence community reviews foreign influence in government

Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill (USAF Ret.), president of Cyxtera Federal Group, discusses what the intelligence community is looking for in...
U.S. accuses China of violating anti-hacking deal

U.S. accuses China of violating anti-hacking deal

Ari Schwartz, managing director of cybersecurity services at Venable, discusses difficulties with keeping international anti-hacking agreements afloat, and the importance...
DHS announces roll out of supply chain security task force

DHS announces roll out of supply chain security task force

Jonathan Alboum, former chief information officer at USDA and public sector chief technology officer at Veritas, discusses how the new...
Demand for cyber insurance grows to protect companies from breaches

Demand for cyber insurance grows to protect companies from breaches

Walter Andrews, partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, details the growing popularity of insurance for data breaches, and why one...
Cyber vulnerabilities in supply chain management

Cyber vulnerabilities in supply chain management

Robert Bigman, former chief information security officer at the Central Intelligence Agency and founder of 2BSecure, discusses how widespread cyber...
CESER office works to improve energy cybersecurity

CESER office works to improve energy cybersecurity

Karen Evans, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, discusses her office’s authorities, and working with...
DoD considers adding new cybersecurity measurements for industry

DoD considers adding new cybersecurity measurements for industry

Stan Soloway, president and CEO of Celero Strategies, discusses the Department of Defense possibly judging industry members on cybersecurity practices...
DOE CIO outlines cybersecurity priorities

DOE CIO outlines cybersecurity priorities

Max Everett, chief information officer at the Energy Department, discusses how the agency plans to modernize their email using money...
Key themes in Defense Department’s cyber strategy

Key themes in Defense Department’s cyber strategy

Maj. Gen. George Franz (US Army, Ret.), managing director at Accenture Federal Services, discusses the Department of Defense’s new cyber...
Intersection between the White House and DoD cyber strategies

Intersection between the White House and DoD cyber strategies

Ron Marks, Chair of the Intelligence Program at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security, discusses the relationship between...
White House releases new cybersecurity strategy

White House releases new cybersecurity strategy

Christopher Painter, Former Coordinator for Cyber Issues at the State Department and Ari Schwartz, managing director of cybersecurity services at...
FTC work saves almost $600M in scam recovery

FTC work saves almost $600M in scam recovery

Karen Dodge, Sammies 2018 finalist and staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission, discusses investigating Western Union for wire fraud...
Future of White House Cyber Coordinator role

Future of White House Cyber Coordinator role

Suzanne Spaulding, senior adviser at the CSIS Homeland Security Program, discusses the need for a cyber coordinator at the White...
Top priorities for DHS’ National Protection & Programs Directorate

Top priorities for DHS’ National Protection & Programs Directorate

In this special two-part interview, NPPD Under Secretary Christopher Krebs joins the program to discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s...
Report: VA stopped publishing breach reports for 9 months

Report: VA stopped publishing breach reports for 9 months

Joseph Marks, senior correspondent at NextGov, discusses his article about the lack of quarterly breach reports from the Department of...
Implementing emerging technology at scale in cyber security

Implementing emerging technology at scale in cyber security

Identiv CEO Steve Humphreys and King & Union CEO John Cassidy discuss DARPA’s Cyber Hunting at Scale contract, and what...
Lawmaker proposes government-wide cybersecurity watchdog

Lawmaker proposes government-wide cybersecurity watchdog

Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill (USAF Ret.) president of Cyxtera Federal Group, discusses the proposal to have a cyber inspector general,...
Potential applications of AI in the cyber area

Potential applications of AI in the cyber area

Robert Bigman, Former CISO at the Central Intelligence Agency and founder of 2BSecure, discusses using Artificial Intelligence to detect malware...
Energy Dept. to test infrastructure durability to cyber attacks

Energy Dept. to test infrastructure durability to cyber attacks

Ross Rustici, Senior Director of Intelligence Services at Cybereason, discusses the upcoming energy grid exercise, and why communication is an...
Background investigations move from OPM to DSS

Background investigations move from OPM to DSS

Charles Phalen, director of the National Background Investigation Bureau at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses moving his organization’s functions...
DISA explores alternatives to Common Access Card

DISA explores alternatives to Common Access Card

Steve Wallace, Technical Director of the Development & Business Center at DISA and Jeremy Corey, Chief of the Cyber Innovation...