Security Matters

How industry is embracing agile development

How industry is embracing agile development

Ellen Glover, executive vice president at ICF, discusses the way she is seeing industry embrace agile development.
DOT takes stock of IT

DOT takes stock of IT

The Department of Transportation is in the midst of a year-long move to the cloud. First, the agency spent months...
TSA’s approach to enterprise risk management

TSA’s approach to enterprise risk management

Marianne Roth, branch manager for the Office of the Chief Risk Officer at the Transportation Security Administration, discussed how her...
The shift from perimeter defense to risk management

The shift from perimeter defense to risk management

Austin Adams, vice president of public sector at Alfresco, discussed the federal government’s shift in cyber mindset — from perimeter...
The Federal Beat (Cyber Edition)

The Federal Beat (Cyber Edition)

Former senior CIA official Ronald Marks, Covata vice president Nikki Parker, and Lawfare blog managing editor Susan Hennessey joined Francis...
The security implications of Heath IT

The security implications of Heath IT

Rear Admiral Jamie Barnett (U.S. Navy retired), partner in the Cybersecurity Practice at the Venable law firm, discusses how to...
Federal CISO calls for a change in cyber mindset

Federal CISO calls for a change in cyber mindset

The first federal chief information security officer delivered his opening salvo to the federal community on Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Gregory...
The changing cyber threat landscape

The changing cyber threat landscape

Brigadier General Steve Spano, president of the Center for Internet Security, discusses the changing cyber threat landscape.
NIST and the growing issue of ‘security fatigue.’

NIST and the growing issue of ‘security fatigue.’

Mary Thefanos, computer scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, discussed how most computer users experience ‘security fatigue.’
GSA and Dun & Bradstreet renegotiate deal

GSA and Dun & Bradstreet renegotiate deal

Hudson Hollister,¬†executive director of the Data Coalition, discusses the General Services Administration’s deal with Dun & Bradstreet on the use...
NBIB begins processing national background checks

NBIB begins processing national background checks

Beth McGrath, director of Deloitte Consulting’s federal sector, discussed the challenges ahead for the National Background Investigations Bureau.
Implications of ‘bolted on’ cyber solutions

Implications of ‘bolted on’ cyber solutions

Former CIA chief information security officer Robert Bigman discussed the implications of cyber solutions that are “bolted on after the...
Cyber plays small role in first presidential debate, looms large for next administration

Cyber plays small role in first presidential debate, looms large for next administration

Tony Cole, vice president and global government chief technology officer for FireEye, discussed cybersecurity challenges facing the next administration.
Cummiskey: Next DHS secretary should focus on people, money, organization, and components

Cummiskey: Next DHS secretary should focus on people, money, organization, and components

Chris Cummiskey, former acting undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security, offered a four-point plan for the next DHS secretary....
Dynamic between federal, state and local law enforcement

Dynamic between federal, state and local law enforcement

Steve Bongardt — a former profiler for the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit — discussed the dynamic between federal, state and...
How the Secret Service fights cyber crime

How the Secret Service fights cyber crime

U.S. Secret Service special agent Tate Jarrow, winner of a Service to America Medal in the ‘Call to Service’ category,...
Securing the Internet of things

Securing the Internet of things

Patrick Tucker, technology editor at Defense One, discusses security implications and risks of the Internet of Things.
Rule 41 of the federal rules of criminal procedure

Rule 41 of the federal rules of criminal procedure

Rainey Reitman, director of the activism team at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, discusses a rule that would make it easier...
An interview with former CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden

An interview with former CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden

General Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA and National Security Agency, weighs in on election integrity, Russian hackers and...
Pentagon eyes missile defense sensors in outer space

Pentagon eyes missile defense sensors in outer space

Marcus Weisgerber, global business editor at Defense One, discusses the Pentagon’s goal to expand its missile defense sensors to outer...
FBI teaching ransomware 101

FBI teaching ransomware 101

Mohana Ravindrinath, a reporter at NextGov, discusses a new effort by the FBI to educate the public on ransomware.
How to recruit the next generation of cyber professionals

How to recruit the next generation of cyber professionals

Kevin Reid, vice president of national security and chief information officer at KeyLogic, discusses the next generation of cyber professionals...
Building the next generation of cyber workers

Building the next generation of cyber workers

Veronica Villalobos, principal deputy associate director for the Office of Personnel Management’s Employee Services Division, discusses a new tool agencies...
Agency takeaways from NSA cyber practices

Agency takeaways from NSA cyber practices

Dave McClure, chief strategist of the Veris Group, discusses how agencies can manage their cyber vulnerabilities.