In my last article on the EO 14028 I mentioned that I thought there were several parallels between what the EO was calling out and some of the concepts and technologies that I discussed in my interviews and articles over the last 6 years. I constructed this crosswalk to reflect these relationships. I also added […]
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DARPA Director Calls for Cybersecurity Change
November 7, 2014 By Larry Karisny
“The attacks are happening in microseconds, so today all we can do is patch and pray, and keep throwing human beings at the problem. We are looking for a fundamentally different way to get faster than the pace of the growth of the threat.”
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STIX, TAXII, and CybOX Cited as Product Features for Health Information Trust Alliance’s “Cyber Threat XChange (CTX)“
October 8, 2014 press release by Health Information Trust Alliance
Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015
Security-aware application design, dynamic and static application security testing, and runtime application self-protection combined with active context-aware and adaptive access controls are all needed in today’s dangerous digital world. This will lead to new models of building security directly into applications. Perimeters and firewalls are no longer enough; every app needs to be self-aware and self-protecting.
October 8, 2014
Top-level CISOs Talk Switching to Adaptive Security Strategies
August 11, 2014 PRWEB
The panel session, titled Adaptive Security Architecture: Visibility, Controls, and Response to Meet Today’s Threats, Violations, and Consumerization; will take place on the innovation day as the panel participants examine processes and technology that support an adaptive strategy as the best way to manage risks and an ever-changing landscape of threats.
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Chinese Cyber-Attacks: Will the United States Step Up Its Active Cyber Defense Posture?
05/27/2014 Updated: 07/27/2014
Joint Experimentation Enables Regional Cyber Protection
February 1, 2013, By Maj. Jose Gonzalez, USAF
Adaptive Response Tool Foils Hacker Intrusion
New software under development employs case-based reasoning and intelligent agents to adapt to and defend computer networks.
August 1999 By Henry S. Kenyon
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Early this past summer 2021 a friend of mine was asking me about Executive Order 14028 on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity and I had to admit that I had largely ignored it. Frankly, I have experienced many similar bureaucratic moves in the past when it comes to cybersecurity and none seemed to have the impact that was […]
Going, Gone: I attended the 10th annual Billington Cybersecurity Summit last week. This 2 day, sold out event with over 1100 attendees at the Washington Convention Center had more than 70 world class speakers and 60+ sponsors and exhibitors. There were also three “Innovation Zones” highlighting cyber products from the UK, Canada, and Israel. You […]
Even though many of us are still in the dog days of summer, autumn is also just around the corner. Here are some of the active cyber highlight events for me over the summer of 2019 and some that I am looking forward to this autumn. Let me know about your active cyber highlights of […]
Not going to the RSA 2019 Conference or MWC Barcelona? Maybe it’s sticker shock or the crowds or schedule or whatever. Late winter and spring are usually great times for conferences and a good time to take a break from cooler weather and head to someplace warm. However, if you are like me you may […]
I recently attended the Fifteenth Annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective at the University of Maryland. The forum was hosted by Professors Lawrence A. Gordon, Martin P. Loeb, and William Lucyshyn. You may remember the interview I did with Professor Gordon a while back on his collaboration with Professor […]
It’s already the summer of 2015 and I have been remiss not mentioning several events in 2015 that highlight active cyber defenses. But first, I would like to announce the publication of my ACD guide: Protecting the Future Enterprise: Active Cyber Defense, The Definitive Guide To Next-Gen Cyber Protections. This free ebook is available =here […]