Tag Archives: NSTAC

Christopher Krebs: CISA Plans to Cease Use of Social Security Numbers as Identification

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said CISA plans to put an end to using Social Security numbers as identification to help address security concerns facing citizens, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

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DHS Launches Security Initiative for US Telecommunications Infrastructure

Chris Krebs, undersecretary of the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security, has announced that the department is working on strengthening the telecommunications infrastructure of the U.S., FCW reported Wednesday. At a National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee meeting, Krebs said the DHS is seeking security systems to …

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Report: DHS Advisory Group to Produce Reports on Botnet Attack Mitigation

A group of advisers within the Department of Homeland Security‘s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee will release two reports on how the U.S. government can counter cyber attacks carried out by networks of compromised devices, know as botnets, Nextgov reported Friday. Sonus Networks CEO Raymond Dolan, chairman of NSTAC’s Internet and Communications …

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