Posts Tagged: CyberDC

Tactics of the Ideal Cyber Workforce

With constant emerging technologies and our increasing dependence on electronic devices, cybersecurity affects everyone. Whether it is highly confidential data that you handle at your workplace or your personal banking information, you probably have some form of electronic information that you’d like to keep private and secure. We all need cybersecurity knowledge. For cyber professionals,… Read more »

Capture the Flag: Cybersecurity Training Edition

In our closing keynote session at the Cyber Playbook event, Ann Barron-DiCamillo, Director, U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), Department of Homeland Security, shared some insights of her work at US-CERT and the importance of training the cyber workforce. In her role, Ann Barron-DiCamillo serves as the lead for DHS’s response to major cybersecurity incidents,… Read more »

Cyber Huddle: Hail Mary’s, Audibles & Sticking with the Run

Sprinkler systems. Elevators. CO2 monitoring. What do they all have in common? They are systems that can all be digitally accessed in modern buildings. They can also all be breached. In a world where digital thermostats can be compromised and reworked into spying microphones, how can public agencies possibly stay ahead of cyber security threats? At… Read more »

Cybersecurity: We Need a New Mindset

Breaches are on the rise. Private entities are being hacked, again and again. And government agencies are not safe. Recently, Robert Anderson, executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch of the FBI told the Senate Homeland Security Committee that if a federal department thinks it hasn’t been hacked, it is likely that they are… Read more »