Tag Archives: Christopher Krebs

CISA Reframing Cyber Hiring Approach; Christopher Krebs Quoted

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is reassessing its cyber recruitment approach by prioritizing an applicant’s skills over professional experience. Christopher Krebs, director of CISA and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the agency is focusing on younger applicants with hands-on cybersecurity experience. 

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CISA Announces Details of 2020 National Cybersecurity Summit

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will host the third National Cybersecurity Summit, a webinar series that will run every Wednesday from Sept. 16th to Oct. 7th. The virtual event will revolve around the themes of key cyber insights, digital transformation leadership, cybersecurity diversity and democracy protection.

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CISA Accepts Entries to President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition 2020

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has opened applications for an annual cybersecurity competition intended for federal employees. Those who serve with the Department of Defense and other components of the federal executive branch may enter the second President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition to demonstrate cyber skills, CISA said Tuesday.

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CISA Hires Josh Corman, Rob Arnold to Support COVID-19 Response; Christopher Krebs Quoted

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has hired cybersecurity professionals Josh Corman and Rob Arnold to support CISA’s COVID-19 pandemic response efforts. “This changing threat landscape demands an ‘all-hands-on-deck’ approach and for us to bring the best and brightest minds to the front lines,” Christopher Krebs, director of CISA and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner. 

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Christopher Krebs: CISA Hasn’t Yet Seen ‘Coordinated’ Foreign Effort to Influence US Elections

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said CISA has not seen a “coordinated” effort of foreign election interference to date.

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs Issues Emergency Directive on Windows Server Security Updates

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, is mandating agencies to update their Domain Name System-based (DNS) Windows servers following reports of new cyber threats.

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CISA Introduces New Security Strategy for Industrial Control Systems; Christopher Krebs Quoted

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has unveiled a new strategic document designed to bolster the cyber protection of the country's industrial control systems with a unified approach. CISA claims that its "Securing Industrial Control Systems: A Unified Initiative" strategy aims to help the industrial community develop tools that better secure ICS assets.

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CISA Publishes Staff-Focused Chapter of Cybersecurity Toolkit; Christopher Krebs Quoted

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has launched a new chapter of a toolkit designed to help organizations observe proper cyber posture. The chapter, titled Chapter 2: Your Staff, is the second of six entries under the Cyber Essentials Toolkit.

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs on Cloud Security, Workforce Diversity Issues Amid COVID-19

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said the agency is addressing operational challenges as the pandemic continues to require telework settings. Krebs told attendees during a recent virtual event that CISA seeks to ensure visibility in server management as agencies utilize cloud migration to handle remote work operations.

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