On this week’s episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Mischel Kwon of MKACyber, who created her company as a consulting firm to help “improve security operations for enterprises and U.S. federal government agencies.”
The insider threat will be more in focus in 2015, according to many of the cyber experts we talked to for this year’s Top 3 for 2015. But the insider threat isn’t always someone — or some people — intentionally doing bad things to hurt your organization. Mischel Kwon is president of Mischel Kwon Associates, and former director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team at the Department of Homeland Security. She shared her Top 3 for 2015 on In Depth with Francis Rose. Kwon says “nerd wars” are the fastest growing form of insider threat.
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.
With so much at stake, what role, if any does the federal government play in protecting the .com Internet domain? Several experts offer some candid observations on what the government’s role should be.
DHS also will make Randy Vickers the permanent head of U.S. CERT. Stempfley would become the first permanent NCSD director since 2007. The division’s oversight of federal civilian networks is growing more important with Einstein and TIC initiative.