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Adm. Michael Rogers: Human Capital is Biggest Cyber Challenge

Adm. Michael Rogers

U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, head of Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, has said human capital needs pose the biggest challenge in the cybersecurity arena. The Defense Department said Thursday Rogers spoke at the CyberMaryland Conference to discuss challenges facing the cyber community. “While the technology is incredibly important to our ability to meet the needs that are …

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CNAS Report Recommends Energy Security Strategy for Next US President

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The Center for a New American Security has published a new report that includes energy policy recommendations for the next U.S. president. CNAS said Monday its “Increasing Prosperity, Resource Stewardship, and National Security: An Energy Policy Strategy for the Next President” report is part of the organization’s Papers for the Next President Series. …

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US Bank Regulators Seek to Implement Cyber Risk Mgmt Rules


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Federal Reserve Board want public comments on the three bank regulators’ joint plan to establish a set of cyber risk management standards for the financial services industry. The regulatory agencies also seek potential methods to quantify and compare cyber risks at financial institutions, FDIC …

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Profile: John Felker, Director of DHS’ National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center


John Felker has served as the director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center at the Department of Homeland Security since August 2015. He manages the NCCIC’s day-to-day cybersecurity information sharing, incident response and coordination functions. Before he joined DHS, Felker worked as director of cyber and intelligence strategy at Hewlett Packard Enterprise for two …

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ISACA’s Theresa Grafenstine Recommends Cybersecurity Priorities for Next US President


Theresa Grafenstine, vice chair of ISACA’s board and inspector general of the House of Representatives, has outlined five cybersecurity issues that she believes the 45th U.S. president should prioritize within the first 100 days of the new administration. Grafenstine wrote in an opinion piece published in the Hill that the incoming president must …

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Military Health System Works to Strengthen Data Security; DHA’s Servio Medina Comments


The Military Health System has stepped up cybersecurity efforts in response to the increasing number of venues of access to information in today’s digital environment. Servio Medina, a cybersecurity leader at the Defense Health Agency‘s health information technology division, said in a statement published Friday on MHS’ website that he believes multiple data access venues increase …

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GSA’s 18F Hub Modifies Federal Pay System to Back Cyber Talent Recruitment Goals


The General Services Administration‘s 18F unit has launched a new campaign to attract private-sector cybersecurity talent through a move that will offer potential hires with jobs at the top of the General Schedule pay scale, Nextgov reported Friday. Mohana Ravindranath writes Eric Mill, 18F senior technology adviser, told Nextgov the unit’s digital consultancy group seeks …

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CIA’s John Brennan: Forums Can Help Encourage Public-Private Cyber Cooperation

John Brennan

CIA Director John Brennan has said he believes public meetings such as the Cyber Georgia conference can help professionals to work together to recognize and address cybersecurity challenges in the U.S., The Augusta Chronicle reported Monday. Bianca Cain Johnson writes the Cyber Georgia event was co-hosted by Augusta University and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce in an …

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