NIST Cybersecurity Framework Moves to Top of Agenda For Gov’t Agencies

NIST Cybersecurity Framework Moves to Top of Agenda For Gov’t Agencies

This week on May 16-17, NIST held its workshop on the Cybersecurity Framework underscoring its importance to Federal cybersecurity.  See the webcast of that conference …

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President Trump’s Cybersecurity EO Calls for Extensive Gov’t Assessments

President Trump’s Cybersecurity EO Calls for Extensive Gov’t Assessments

This article highlights the extensive assessment reporting requirements in the May 11 White House Executive Order. Much of the agency reporting is due in mid-August. …

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WannaCry Ransomware Attack and International Information Sharing

WannaCry Ransomware Attack and International Information Sharing

Ransomware was identified as one of the most pressing threats facing countries across the globe at the March 2017 Billington International Cybersecurity Summit. Just a …

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White House Cyber Chief Outlines Challenges and Next Steps for Trump Administration

White House Cyber Chief Outlines Challenges and Next Steps for Trump Administration

Robert Joyce, the new Cybersecurity Coordinator and Special Assistant to the President at the White House, said the release of the Executive Order is due …

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Comprehensive Strategy Proves Difficult as New Cyber Threats Continually Emerge

Comprehensive Strategy Proves Difficult as New Cyber Threats Continually Emerge

Can Moore’s law* be applied to cybersecurity?  Yes, at least according to Thomas Donahue, Research Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence Center (CTIIC).  “It’s twice as bad …

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DOJ’s National Security Division’s Multi-Prong Approach to Cybersecurity

DOJ’s National Security Division’s Multi-Prong Approach to Cybersecurity

The Department of Justice has a multi-prong arsenal to use when tackling cyber threats, according to the DOJ official charged with leading the National Security …

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Cooperation for Security in the Face of a Determined Adversary
Nathan Mitchell

Cooperation for Security in the Face of a Determined Adversary

CyberWire coverage of the 2nd Annual Billington International Cybersecurity Summit, March 30 2017

The second annual Billington International Cybersecurity Summit took an informed look at the state of conflict, vulnerability, and security in cyberspace.

 Read full coverage here.

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Trump Budget Blueprint Boosts Cyber Funding

Trump Budget Blueprint Boosts Cyber Funding

The Trump administration, led by Director Mick Mulvaney’s Office of Management and Budget, released a basic outline of its budget priorities for the coming year …

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Insecurity of IOT Devices Concerns Cybersecurity Experts

Insecurity of IOT Devices Concerns Cybersecurity Experts

The Dyn attacks, initiated by about 100,000 endpoints utilizing IOT devices, was viewed as the largest DDoS attack. “The rate at which these connected devices …

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Global Cybersecurity: Views Direct from the G20 and Davos

Global Cybersecurity: Views Direct from the G20 and Davos

 Billington CyberSecurity recently interviewed Tony Cole, VP and Global Government CTO, FireEye. Tony recently traveled to the G20 and Davos and shares his views in …

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