Tag Archives: cyber threat

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Security by Design Needed to Safeguard Energy Infrastructure From Cyber Attacks

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Chuck Brooks, a GovCon expert and president of Brooks Consulting International, virtually addressed the G20 forum Sunday, July 5, on energy systems cybersecurity during the Workshop on Energy Security and Markets Stability. Brooks told G20 member countries that connectivity driven by the adoption of industrial internet of things and operational technology has further expanded the attack surface and that energy infrastructure operators should implement “security by design” to counter cyber threats.

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Katie Arrington Offers Updates on Pentagon’s CMMC Program

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for acquisition at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, told Government Matters in an interview posted Sunday about the creation of standards that third-party assessment organizations will use to evaluate and certify contractors under DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program.

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FireEye’s Tom Topping: Threat Intelligence Could Help Agencies Defend Against Most Likely Attackers

Tom Topping, senior director of strategic programs at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said threat intelligence and continuous visibility into their networks could allow agencies to focus their efforts and resources on adversaries that are most likely to attack them.

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Forescout’s Katherine Gronberg: Agencies Should Close Visibility Gap Linked to Nontraditional Endpoints

Katherine Gronberg, vice president of government affairs at Forescout Technologies (Nasdaq: FSCT), has said federal agencies should have better visibility of nontraditional endpoints within their information technology systems to help ensure network security.

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Recorded Future’s Allan Liska: Threat Intelligence, Machine Learning Could Help Agencies Address Cyber Risks

Allan Liska, an intelligence analyst at Somerville, Mass.-based network security firm Recorded Future, has said government agencies should leverage threat intelligence to help protect their systems and networks from cyber threats.

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Infoblox’s Chris Usserman: Agencies Should Manage Security Landscape With Automation

Chris Usserman, principal security architect at Infoblox, has said security professionals seeking to protect agency information technology systems from cyber vulnerabilities should adopt automation to help track activities within and outside their IT environments while ensuring their networks’ functionality.

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