November 26, 2018
Cyber Hygiene: Five Ways to Make Your Bed premium
“Cyber Hygiene”:  you know the term, but what does it really mean? Some say it is an ill-defined set of practices for individuals to follow (or ignore). Others say it is a measure of an organization’s overall commitment to security.  Still, others think of “cyber hygiene” as simple, readily available technologies and practices for cybersecurity. […]
September 27, 2018
DLT’s Don Maclean Takes an In-Depth Look at CDM premium
To improve the federal government’s cybersecurity posture, the Department of Homeland Security created the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program.  On September 6, the House of Representatives voted to codify CDM, and barely two weeks later, the White House’s National Cyber Strategy assigned to DHS still more authority over cybersecurity in the United States.  What’s […]
January 8, 2015
What the Feds Can Learn from the Sony Hack premium
With Edward Snowden and Sony hacking scandal still fresh in our minds, it probably comes as no great surprise to learn that malicious outsider threats are the number one cybersecurity hazard faced by the federal government.
June 16, 2014
The Next Chapter in Federal Cybersecurity premium
I recently appeared on a panel for Federal Times at their “The Next Chapter in Federal Cybersecurity: Continuous Monitoring & Identity Access for Secure Networks” breakfast event. I was joined by Deborah Gallagher, Director, Identity Assurance & Trusted Access Division, Office of Governmentwide Policy, GSA and Paul Grant, Strategy Advisor for Cybersecurity, Defense Department, Office of the CIO. We didn’t get through all the questions so I thought I’d continue the conversation here.