Initial Assessment on NIST Coordinated Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

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The White House just released the new NIST-coordinated Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (download it at: Cybersecurity-Framework). Here is what you need to know about this framework: This framework is the product of lots of hard work and coordination with many stakeholders. The result is a nice tutorial that will be useful to beginners. […]

Haystax Digital Sandbox: Leader in public safety risk management

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Haystax/Digital Sandbox provides analytic software products and services for threat and risk analysis and monitoring to National Security, Public Safety, and Homeland Security missions.  Federal, State, and Local agencies use Digital Sandbox commercial software product suites to quantify and monitor risks from natural and man-made threats, and to direct resources based on threat and risk priorities. […]

Symantec Government Symposium 11 March 2014 at the Renaissance Hotel Washington DC

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DC seems to have a cyber security related event every week. No kidding. You have to pick and chose and only go to the best or you will never get any work done.  How do you pick the right events? My recommendation is to look for events that have a good mix of thought leaders […]

Innovators/Inventors/Entrepreneurs: If You Have The Will And Endurance To Turn Your Security Tech Idea Into A Real Solution Work with Mach37

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We have written before about Mach37, the innovative and intensive cyber accelerator located at the Center for Innovative Technology. Mach37 runs an intensive technology launch program that moves firms through a 90 day process designed to make very virtuous change for the cyber security ecosystem. From their website: MACH37™ is America’s premier market-centric cybersecurity accelerator. […]

Announcing the Delphi Brief: National Security News, Analysis And Context

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With this post we are announcing the Delphi Brief.  Delphi Brief is a new information portal focused on national security issues. We report on the nexus of policy and technology in national security, focusing in the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and the Intelligence Community. Delphi Brief has a very active Twitter following and Facebook […]

DHS Inspector General Pushes For Common Cyber Tools Across Government (attention Recorded Future and DHS)

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The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security just released an important report for those seeking to understand or improve how the US government responds to cyber attacks. The report, titled DHS Efforts to Coordinate the Activities of Federal Cyber Operations Centers, provides a great executive level overview of key federal government cyber […]