Edward Snowden

  • Covering all the bases in the fight against insider threats

    Jonathan McDonald, executive vice president of TransUnion, explains why agencies need to look to non-traditional data sources to better understand their risks.

  • Data security in 2018

    What can federal IT professionals do to protect their agencies from data breaches? Find out when Nick Jovanovic, VP Federal at Thales eSecurity Federal, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk. April 9, 2018

  • NBIB to test new security clearance process for federal employees

    The National Background Investigations Bureau plans ‘human testing’ this fall to improve the federal security clearance process.

  • Insider threat task force: Friend, not foe for executive branch

    Even if your people don’t handle classified information, you can learn a lot from the National Insider Threat Task Force.

  • David Buckley: Warding off insider threats in digital age

    Ever since Edward Snowden went against the National Security Agency, it seems like the federal government has been victim to a string of insider threats carried out. The latest being the young woman who sent NSA documents to a news site. David Buckley, managing director for federal risk consulting at KPMG, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to provide ideas for how agencies can mitigate the insider threat in the cyber age.

  • Combating insider threat in government

    IBM has claimed 60 percent of all intrusions can be attributed to insider threat. Further, Information Week suggests that 95 percent of all organizations have employees who seek to bypass security controls. 

  • Gary Schmitt: Why are big data leaks still happening?

    Gary Schmitt, director of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, talked with Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about how a big information leak at the CIA is still possible in the post-Edward Snowden era.

  • Cyber experts consider agency leaders’ responsibility ahead of Trump’s cyber EO

    The Trump administration has had an extra month to work on its cybersecurity executive order. Former federal cyber officials and industry stakeholders say it’s important to consider the role of agency leaders, and not to jump to conclusions about vacancies for cyber executives.

  • For NSA, cybersecurity is never dull

    Lightning has struck twice in the same spot now — NSA and Booz Allen Hamilton.

  • The do’s and don’ts of talking politics at the office

    R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of the Employment Law Group, will discuss what you can do to avoid getting suspended, fired, or fined because of violations of the no-politics-at-the-office law. October 5, 2016