From the Winter 2019 Issue

Designing Compliance: To Cloud or Not to Cloud?

Author(s):

Ryan Brady, Cybersecurity Analyst, ProObject

RyanBrady-feature-image-wn19

Organizations implementing a new corporate network may find it more practical to not deploy and manage an on-premises network infrastructure (e.g., a network with local internally managed servers). The cloud provides an attractive alternative. Data storage, virtualization, software development, and system management are all managed offsite by cloud service providers. These offerings collectively comprise software … Read more

From the Winter 2019 Issue

Increasing the Operational Readiness and Performance of Department of Defense Cybersecurity Service Providers

Author(s):

Cesar Pie, President and CEO, CSIOS Corporation

Clinton Hackney, Chief Technology Officer, CSIOS Corporation

CSIOS

Introduction Since its establishment in 2001, the Department of Defense (DOD) Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Program has progressively and systematically matured to become one of the most critical components of the Department’s Defense — In-Depth strategy. Today, 24 DOD CSSPs are responsible for provisioning 24x7x365 cybersecurity services (e.g., protect, detect, respond, and sustain) to implement … Read more

From the Winter 2019 Issue

from the Editor-in-Chief

Author(s):

Adam Firestone, Editor-in-Chief , United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Hello, At the beginning of 2019, the American cybersecurity community finds itself at a crossroads. Perhaps it might be more appropriate to say that cybersecurity policymakers, technologists, and practitioners find themselves fighting a battle on two fronts. On one side, there’s the traditional hostile cyberspace. We expect this. We’ve trained for this. We’ve built for … Read more

From the Winter 2019 Issue

from the PUBLISHER

Author(s):

Karen Austin, Publisher, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Greetings, Welcome to the Winter 2019 issue of the United States Cybersecurity Magazine! As always, we’d like to take a moment to thank our supporters, members, sponsors, contributors and everyone else who makes the magazine possible. All of us here at the United States Cybersecurity Magazine remain committed to bringing you, our readers, the best … Read more

From the Winter 2019 Issue

Russia and ‘The New Norm’

Author(s):

Connie Uthoff, Associate Program Director, The George Washington University

GWU-page-header

In July 2018, Special Counsel Robert Mueller charged thirteen Russians and three Russian organizations with conspiracy to defraud the United States by interfering with United States elections and political processes, wire fraud, and bank fraud.