Scott Algier, the executive director of the IT Information Sharing and Analysis Center (IT-ISAC), said cyber threat intelligence is a useful tool for agencies and industry leadership once they’re on the same page about what it entails.
Ian West, the cybersecurity chief of the NATO Communications and Information Agency, said the launch of a new encrypted workspace lets five countries test how they can share secure video, voice, chat and information gathering capabilities.
The current status of cybersecurity threats and information sharing between the public, private and government sectors is improving. With that said, there is still much work that needs to be done.
She may have left federal government two years ago but Suzanne Spaulding is still very much keeping an eye on the state of agency cyber security. And she sees some good news.
La’Naia Jones, deputy chief information officer of the Intelligence Community, said the intel originates from multiple places, such as an agency within the community or one of its centers.
“The government doesn’t have a monopoly on threat intelligence in this space.” That’s what Tonya Uggoretz, the director of the cyber threat intelligence integration center, said quite profoundly back in April.
Tom Topping, the senior director of strategic programs for FireEye, said agencies need to understand their risks and use cyber threat intelligence to better mitigate them.