Posts By Chuck Brooks

Navigating the Four Pillars of Washington

Originally published in The Hill Washington is an eclectic city. It is a metropolis that is thriving economically and socially. Its architectural design is modeled after Paris and it is certainly a city of cultural diversity and historically interesting neighborhoods. Visually, the site of the monuments reflecting against the panoramic backdrop of the Potomac RiverRead… Read more »

LinkedIn: Maximizing the Network

By Chuck Brooks, Vice President and Client Executive, Department of Homeland Security Since launching in 2003, the social networking service LinkedIn has become an increasingly popular avenue for professional networking and interaction. LinkedIn provides a valuable platform for business engagement in all industries, including government services, but its potential is wasted if you’re not properlyRead… Read more »

Transportation Security: Back to the Future

Reprinted from The Hill The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued directives for expanded passenger screening at airports as a result of the turmoil and new threat intelligence coming out of the Middle East, especially in Syria and Iraq. DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said that he’s told the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to put inRead… Read more »

The Public/Private Imperative to Protect the Grid

Last week, three high-powered flares erupted from the Sun in a single 24-hour period, emitting electro-magnetic energy particle toward Earth and throughout the Solar System. The flares were categorized as X-class flares, capable of inflicting damage to the electrical grid. Also last week, a power station in Nogales, Arizona, was targeted for attack by aRead… Read more »

“Why You Should Be Excited About Future Tech”

Why You Should Be Excited About Future Tech By Chuck Brooks Sure, robotics, the Internet of Things, data analytics, and other disruptive trends are intimidating, but they will improve our lives. What will the next decades bring? It’s no exaggeration to say we’re on the cusp of scientific and technological advancements that will change howRead… Read more »

Creating resilience with public/private partnerships—and planning

Creating resilience with public/private partnerships—and planning By Chuck Brooks * Please also see link at bottom of article for my presentation at MIT Innovations Forum in Moscow on global cybersecurity. Thanks @ChuckDBrooks Public/private partnerships are critical to the success of government operations that provide essential services and benefits. Such partnerships can help agencies reduceRead… Read more »

Huffington Post Interview With Xerox’s Chuck Brooks”,”background_color”:”#cccccc”,”font”:”lucida grande”,”layout”:”button_count”,”author_nickname”:”hp_blogger_Brian E. Finch”,”entity_type”:”1″,”entity_id”:320489,”hp_track”:”Author Info”,”vertical_id”:0}”> Cybersecurity Industry Interview With Xerox’s Chuck Brooks by Brian Finch, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro, LLP As we kick off 2014, I am starting the New Year with an interview series, which will provide an overview of the cybersecurity industry. I spoke with Vice President and Client Executive at Xerox, ChuckRead… Read more »