For cities to be deemed “smart,” the critical infrastructure sectors supporting these communities will leverage information and communication technology (ICT) to analyze real-time information.
The inescapable conclusion is that data loss and theft continue to increase for two primary reasons — insider actions and the ever-changing evil doer tactics to take advantage of that behavior.
Kevin Cox is the Program Manager for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program, within the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications.
Cyberspace has been defined as a ‘fifth domain’ of warfare alongside sea, air, land, and space. Like our physical reality, cyberspace is coupled with survival pitfalls and we’re learning how to better identify, manage, mitigate, and respond to them as our knowledge and experience evolves.