Security Matters

One-on-One with OPM Chief Information Security Officer

One-on-One with OPM Chief Information Security Officer

Cord Chase, Chief Information Security Officer at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses cybersecurity strategy and goals of his office...
House committee approves surveillance reauthorization bill

House committee approves surveillance reauthorization bill

Jimmy Koo, senior legal editor for Bloomberg Law, discusses a decision by the House Judiciary Committee to reauthorize Section 702...
Common threads to international cyber diplomacy

Common threads to international cyber diplomacy

Christopher Painter, former coordinator for cyber issues at the State Department, discusses the importance of international cyber diplomacy.
IG report finds OPM still struggling with cyber

IG report finds OPM still struggling with cyber

Michael Esser, assistant inspector general for audits at the Office of Personnel Management, discusses the findings of their Federal Information...
Hundreds attend federal cyber & tech hiring fair

Hundreds attend federal cyber & tech hiring fair

NextGov Cybersecurity correspondent Joseph Marks discusses a handful of headlines from this week, including the government first ever cyber hiring...
Securing federal information systems & personally identifiable info

Securing federal information systems & personally identifiable info

Phyllis Schneck, managing director and global leader for cyber solutions at Promontory, discusses the evolving threat landscape and the high...
Cybersecurity priorities at the Health & Human Services Department

Cybersecurity priorities at the Health & Human Services Department

At the 2017 ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference Christopher Wlaschin, chief information security officer at the Health & Human Services Department,...
Kaspersky & the future of government cybersecurity

Kaspersky & the future of government cybersecurity

James Norton, founder and president at Play-Action Strategies, and Sean Kanuck, director of future conflict and cybersecurity at the International...
Defining a cyber moonshot

Defining a cyber moonshot

Gus Hunt, leader of the cybersecurity practice at Accenture Federal Services, discusses the five things federal agencies can do now...
DHS efforts bringing private sector innovation to government cyber

DHS efforts bringing private sector innovation to government cyber

Chris Cummiskey, CEO of Cummiskey Strategic Solutions and former acting undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses how DHS...
The growth of artificial intelligence in cybersecurity

The growth of artificial intelligence in cybersecurity

Tony Hubbard, principal of cybersecurity services at KPMG, discusses the use of AI in the cyber realm — who’s using...
DHS orders agencies to implement email, website encryption tools

DHS orders agencies to implement email, website encryption tools

Joseph Marks, cybersecurity correspondent at NextGov, discusses the Department of Homeland Security’s Monday directive to agencies to implement new security...
Administration, agencies focus on cyber information sharing

Administration, agencies focus on cyber information sharing

Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill (USAF, ret.), president of Cyxtera Federal Group, discusses cyber information sharing between industry and government.
Priorities for Army cyber and electronic warfare

Priorities for Army cyber and electronic warfare

Maj. Gen. John Morrison, commander of the Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, discusses the Army’s evolving cyber...
Mission of ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations Office

Mission of ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations Office

Patricia Cogswell, assistant director of homeland security investigations in the Office of Intelligence at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, discusses...
Defense Department’s top cybersecurity priorities

Defense Department’s top cybersecurity priorities

Essye Miller, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity at the Department of Defense, discusses efforts to build and maintain DoD’s...
Kaspersky software ordered off all government computers

Kaspersky software ordered off all government computers

Greg Otto, managing editor for CyberScoop, discusses the Homeland Security Department’s decision to order all federal agencies to stop using...
Oversight efforts in the Intelligence Community

Oversight efforts in the Intelligence Community

John Johanson, assistant inspector general for investigations in the Office of Inspector General of the Intelligence Community, discusses the unique...
The future of AI in federal cybersecurity

The future of AI in federal cybersecurity

Ari Schwartz, managing director of cybersecurity services for Venable, and Sam Curry, chief security officer for Cybereason, discuss some of...
Risks of centralizing government cybersecurity

Risks of centralizing government cybersecurity

Phyllis Schneck, former deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, discusses the push at some...
Obama’s cyber czar calls for ‘a mix’ of centralized security

Obama’s cyber czar calls for ‘a mix’ of centralized security

Michael Daniel, president of the Cyber Threat Alliance and former White House cybersecurity coordinator, discusses the state of cyber collaboration...
CIA looks to private sector, Silicon Valley for innovation

CIA looks to private sector, Silicon Valley for innovation

Dawn Meyerriecks, deputy director for science and technology at the CIA, discusses where her agency is looking for innovative solutions...
Goals of Navy’s new digital warfare office

Goals of Navy’s new digital warfare office

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare and the director of naval intelligence, discusses how...
Status of the government security clearance backlog

Status of the government security clearance backlog

Beth McGrath, managing director at Deloitte, discusses how the adoption of new technologies could impact the security clearance process at...