Security Matters

NSA IG details Agency Travel Program report

NSA IG details Agency Travel Program report

National Security Agency Inspector General Robert Storch details a new report on issues with employee travel credit cards at the...
White House lays out government cyber proposals in FY20 budget request

White House lays out government cyber proposals in FY20 budget request

Ron Marks, president of ZPN National Security and Cyber Strategies, discusses the budget request’s cyber provisions, and how they might...
Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence lays out top priorities

Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence lays out top priorities

In this two-part interview, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Susan Gordon outlines the incremental improvements made in the National...
Cyber Command lays out FY19 plans to utilize cyberwarfare tools

Cyber Command lays out FY19 plans to utilize cyberwarfare tools

Michael Ehrlich, chief technology officer of IronNet, discusses U.S. Cyber Command’s search for their own suite of cyber tools, and...
How agencies can mitigate the impact of inevitable cyber breaches

How agencies can mitigate the impact of inevitable cyber breaches

Tony Cole, chief technology officer at Attivo Networks, discusses ways the government can better mitigate breaches at agencies, and why...
FEMA approaches second year of Strategic Plan implementation

FEMA approaches second year of Strategic Plan implementation

Daniel Kaniewski, deputy administrator for resilience at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, discusses lessons learned in disaster response, and how...
Challenges, risks & costs of securing cloud technology

Challenges, risks & costs of securing cloud technology

Tony Sager, senior vice president at the Center for Internet Security, outlines a new report on cloud security, and what...
Long-term effects on national security post-government shutdown

Long-term effects on national security post-government shutdown

Joshua Geltzer, former senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council, discusses what impact the last government shutdown has...
DoD watchdog wants to pause JRSS because of cyber risk

DoD watchdog wants to pause JRSS because of cyber risk

Dave Mihelcic, former CTO of the Defense Information Systems Agency and consultant at DMMI, details issues with the Joint Regional...
Challenges in modernizing aviation security technology

Challenges in modernizing aviation security technology

Lee Kair, managing director at the Chertoff Group, discusses new legislation to modernize technology and acquisition at the Transportation Security...
Data privacy strategy at Veterans Affairs

Data privacy strategy at Veterans Affairs

Dominic Cussatt, deputy chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Gary Stevens, director of the VA Office of Cybersecurity, discuss...
Broader implications for cyber risk at federal agencies

Broader implications for cyber risk at federal agencies

Ellen Sundra, vice president of Americas Systems Engineering at Forescout Technologies, discusses the importance of continuous mitigation to government cybersecurity,...
Potential gains for automating the cybersecurity chain

Potential gains for automating the cybersecurity chain

Bobbie Stempfley, former chief information officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency and managing director of the CERT division at...
Risks of unsecure artificial intelligence technology

Risks of unsecure artificial intelligence technology

Bob Gourley, CTO and Co-Founder of OODA, discusses the unique issues that arise when dealing with securing AI, and why...
Defense Intelligence Agency releases report on Chinese military cyber strategies

Defense Intelligence Agency releases report on Chinese military cyber strategies

Ron Marks, president of ZPN National Security and Cyber Strategies, discusses a report on Chinese cyber strategies, and why current...
DoD looks to agile development to fix security clearance backlog

DoD looks to agile development to fix security clearance backlog

Chris Cornillie, federal technology market analyst at Bloomberg Government, discusses how the Department of Defense is approaching security clearances, and...
First Federal Reskilling Academy offers cybersecurity training

First Federal Reskilling Academy offers cybersecurity training

Jason Gray, CIO at the Department of Education, and Alan Paller, founder & director of research at the SANS Institute,...
Top cybersecurity headlines of 2018

Top cybersecurity headlines of 2018

Robert Bigman, founder of 2BSecure and former chief information security officer at the Central Intelligence Agency, and Brig. Gen. Gregory...
Top cyber challenges within the private healthcare sector

Top cyber challenges within the private healthcare sector

Greg Garcia, executive director of cybersecurity at the Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council, discusses how the government is helping to “connect...
Industry works with DHS on supply chain, cybersecurity issues

Industry works with DHS on supply chain, cybersecurity issues

Rosemary Johnson, senior vice president of Savi, and Anthony Scriffignano, chief data scientist at Dun & Bradstreet, discuss the Department...
Priorities for newly-named Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency

Priorities for newly-named Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency

Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary at the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency outlines top priorities for the recently-elevated agency. 
House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee releases cybersecurity report

House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee releases cybersecurity report

Richard Spires, former chief information officer at the Internal Revenue Service and CEO of Learning Tree International, discusses takeaways from...
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...