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Ron Marks

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 […]


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 […]


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


Leadership changes at CISA

Ron Marks, President of ZPN Cyber & National Security Strategies, goes over leadership changes at CISA and the security of the 2020 election


Cybersecurity policy in an election year

Ron Marks, President of ZPN National Security & Cyber Strategies, discusses cybersecurity efforts in Congress and espionage in the 21st century


Envisioning a new National Cyber Director role

Ron Marks, President of ZPN Cyber & National Security Strategies, discusses which recommendations from the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, including a National Cyber Director role, are likely to end up operationalizing in the NDAA


Approaching ties to China after the coronavirus

Ron Marks, President of ZPN Cyber and National Security Strategies, discusses the United States’ economic relationship with China and foreign policy considerations

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