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.
Chris Krebs, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at DHS, said recent ransomware attacks on Baltimore, Louisiana and Texas brought to light the need for a more coordinated federal, state, local and private sector response to cyber attacks.
“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.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is taking a range of steps to strengthen its cybersecurity posture, including an end-to-assessment and limiting employees’ ability to copy information to removable hardware.
The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp hosts a panel discussion on how industry and the government are working together on meeting their shared cybersecurity goals.
A full-time IT ISAC analyst will be embedded at DHS’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center under the new partnership