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‘We’ve got to gut this one out’: former CIA Senate Liaison says US must continue strong support of Ukraine

While history does not always repeat itself, it does offer lessons. Mimi Geerges sat down with Ron Marks, former DCI Senate Liaison at the Central Intelligence Agency, to discuss what history can tell us about Putin’s actions against Ukraine. Marks, currently a visiting professor at George Mason University and senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, […]

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Congress tasks commission with examining defense budget process

As part of the fiscal 2022 defense budget, Congress will review how the Defense Department (DoD) requests and receives its annual funding. The review group is called the Commission on Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution Reform. Ron Marks, president of ZPN Cyber and National Security Strategies and former Central Intelligence Agency official, said the commission […]

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Changes to CMMC likely not enough to keep defense contractor networks secure, former CIA official says

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program is meant to improve the network security of defense contractors, but following an internal review, the Pentagon is making changes and rolling out Version 2.0. Ron Marks, president of ZPN Cyber and National Security Strategies, former Central Intelligence Agency official and intelligence advisor to two Senate majority leaders, […]

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Former CIA official on ransomware attacks: “You’re not going to solve this problem”

The Department of Homeland Security says ransomware attacks have doubled in the last four years. The Treasury Department will create sanctions to try to prevent cyber criminals from profiting from those attacks. Ron Marks, president of ZPN Cyber and National Security Strategies, former CIA official and intelligence advisor to two Senate majority leaders, said the […]

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Building new .gov protections lays groundwork for cybersecurity authority, says cyber policy expert

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will build new cyber protections for the .gov domain. It’s asking industry for information about registry and lifecycle services for agency domains. Ron Marks, former Central Intelligence Agency official and intelligence advisor to two Senate majority leaders, currently president of ZPN Cyber and National Security Strategies, said he […]

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More requirements necessary to prevent ransomware attacks, says former CIA official

President Biden’s cybersecurity executive order, which comes on the heels of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack, includes a long list of tasks agencies will perform to secure their systems. Former CIA official Ron Marks said the government must provide direct orders to American businesses for cybersecurity measures to prevent them from paying ransom to hackers. Marks […]

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Former CIA official argues against splitting up NSA and Cyber Command

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urges caution on a plan to split up the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. Defense One reports Gen. Mark Milley says the signals intelligence from the NSA is among the most valuable pieces of intelligence the military gets every day. Milley says splitting the two […]

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Investigating the SolarWinds cyber attack

Ron Marks, President of ZPN National Security & Cyber Strategies, discusses government response to the SolarWinds breach and steps that will likely be taken by the Biden administration

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