John Streufert

  • John Streufert, leader of federal continuous monitoring effort, to leave government

    John Streufert, the director of federal network resilience, has announced he will be moving on from the Homeland Security Department after more than three years. DHS to reorganize cybersecurity office to meet new legislative requirements under the 2014 FISMA update.

  • Leap Ahead program keeps DHS cyber offerings on cutting edge

    The Homeland Security Department has reviewed about 18 new or improved cybersecurity tools or technologies that may be added to the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program (CDM). John Streufert, the director of Federal Network Resilience at National Protection and Programs Directorate in DHS, said CDM is not delayed and on track to deliver results.

  • John Streufert, Director, Federal Network Resilience, DHS

    The Homeland Security Department is pushing the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to the cutting edge. CDM is just over a year old, but DHS is already reviewing new cyber technologies to include in the contract. John Streufert, director of Federal Network Resilience at the National Protection and Programs Directorate in DHS, tells Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller how the Leap Ahead program is ensuring agencies get the latest and greatest cyber tools.

  • DHS striving to avoid ‘tragic mistake’ under cyber program

    Under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program, DHS wants to ensure systems administrators have data on the most pressing threats and vulnerabilities first so they can fix them as soon as possible. John Streufert, DHS’s director of federal network resilience, said the recently-awarded dashboard will be set up to do just that.

  • In Depth Show Blog – August 27, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • In Depth Show Blog – Aug. 26, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

  • DHS to standardize cyber protections through new contract

    DHS awards 17 vendors a spot on the continuous diagnostics and mitigation contract. Agencies can now access a common set of tools and services to improve how they monitor and secure their computer networks.

  • Funding boost gives DHS a head start in 2013 to fight cyber threats

    The agency plans to release solicitations to help agencies implement sensors to detect threats, followed by industry-provided services to analyze them. Congress approved $183 million to begin in 2013 to help get continuous monitoring off the ground more quickly.

  • DHS hires 8 senior officials since fall 2011

    Mark Weatherford became undersecretary for cybersecurity last fall. Since then, he has hired eight senior officials to fill high-profile positions.

  • DHS hones dynamic approach to securing agency computer networks

    Homeland Security releases policy and guidance on how departments and vendors will implement continuous monitoring and get away from static reports on the cyber health of their systems. DHS is hoping Congress approves a $200 million funding request to buy five different commercial cyber tools, a dashboard and a security data warehouse in 2013.