Energy Analytic Security Exchange Meeting

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

NCCoE Engineer Jim McCarthy will be speaking to Energy Analytic Security Exchange (EASE) members on their biweekly member analyst call on May 7. 

Attendees will incude EASE staff analysts and energy companies’ cyber and physical security analysts and managers and will cover how the NCCoE can be used as a resource to the community.

For more information, please visit or email membership@energy-ase.com

IoTSSA Podcast

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Join Brian (of IoTSSA) in a discussion on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework with Karen Waltermire, Cybersecurity Engineer with NIST and Harry Perper Dept Chief Engineer with The MITRE Corporation.

Under the parent organization NIST, the NCCOE (National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence) accelerates businesses’ adoption of standards-based, advanced security technologies. They consult with IT security professionals and other leaders to identify their most pressing cybersecurity issues so they may develop new and evolve current support programs for SMB’.

Making Mobile Access Secure and Convenient Using Derived PIV Credentials

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The government workplace is already using tablets and/or smartphones to access secure data, but the existing technology available to reach this data securely can be unwieldy and somewhat outdated. In this webinar, scheduled for December 12 at 11:00 am, Intercede and the NCCoE will share how your organization can leverage derived PIV credentials to access important information securely and without it being a hassle.

Register for this webinar to learn:

  • What derived PIV credentials (DPC) are
  • How DPCs can help make access to mobile devices secure and convenient
  • What to consider in selecting a DPC solution

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Webinar: Energy Sector

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

In support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) invites you to join us on Wednesday, October 23, 2018 from 3-4 p.m. (ET). This webinar will provide an overview of NCCoE Energy Sector projects as well as a discussion lead by BlackRidge Technology on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

What to expect:

  • Information on NCCoE's past and current Energy Sector projects
  • Discussion on current and future cybersecurity challenges as they relate to IIoT
  • Question and Answer from the virtual audience


Jim McCarthy, Energy Program Lead, National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Michael Murray, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cyber Physical Systems, BlackRidge Technology

John Walsh, Chief Strategy and Technology Officer, BlackRidge Technology

Radiant Logic Webinar

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Join us for a new webinar on Thursday, August 30 featuring Harry Perper, Chief Engineer on the project, to learn how the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) addressed these challenges and discover the role Radiant Logic played in the resulting reference architecture. Under the auspices of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), NCCoE, worked with experts from the financial services sector and technology partners to develop an ARM reference architecture.

R-CISC's Cyber Thursday

Thursday, September 6, 2018

With fraudulent online purchases on the rise, organizations need to protect their customers without overburdening the shopping experience. In this webinar, engineers from the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) will discuss the recently released NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide SP 1800-17, Multifactor Authentication for E-Commerce, which demonstrates how an organization can use standards-based technologies to help prevent account takeovers and reduce online fraudulent purchases. Join us, along with R-CISC, to explore the MFA options used in the draft NIST Special Publication which are available to retailers today and see video demonstrations of these scenarios to select the option that best matches your organization’s goals and customer needs.

This webinar is open to R-CISC Members and eligible retail cybersecurity practitioners. Email events@r-cisc.org to RSVP today.

Preventing an Inside Job: Detection, Technology and People

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Cybersecurity technology advances and NIST best practices along with automation and system controls go a long way to minimize errors, but it doesn't completely eliminate the potential for error by human actors. So how can you reduce the opportunity for and damage of a threat to your organization?

Join Harry Perper, Chief Engineer, NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, and Neha Gupta, CEO of True Office Learning as they discuss best practices for:

  • Optimizing technology and automation to identify and protect against insider threats;
  • Measuring the effectiveness or readiness of people processes;
  • Layering technology and people to minimize risk.

OT Cybersecurity - Securing Your Industrial Operations for Reliability and Uptime

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

In an increasingly interconnected world, it is critical for manufacturers to strengthen their defenses against cyber threats. This is particularly challenging in OT environments due to the variety of protocols, languages and devices involved. To avoid downtime, plant operators need to make sure that their systems aren't changing unexpectedly.

Join Robert Landavazo of Tripwire (NCEP partner) and James McCarthy of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) at 11am PT on March 28 as they discuss the unique challenges of securing industrial operations and how operators can gain the necessary visibility into their OT networks and devices to deter, detect and respond to cybersecurity events.

Tune in to learn:

  • The importance of identifying vulnerable endpoints on your network
  • How to maintain system configurations to reduce downtime and service disruption
  • About Tripwire's unique industrial cybersecurity suite
  • Practical solutions from the NCCoE designed to solve OT/ICS cybersecurity challenges


Automating GDPR Compliance with Standards-Based Security Convergence Solutions

Thursday, February 22, 2018

GDPR compliance requires a holistic approach across the entire enterprise because the PII data resides across many organizational silos, including IT & Physical Access Control Systems. Attend this webinar to learn how many fortune 500s, including global customers in financial / banking / telecommunication sectors are proactively addressing GDPR compliance with a high degree of automation.

NCCoE will present NIST SP 1800-9, “Access Rights Management for the Financial Services Sector,” which leveraged the AlertEnterprise Converged Identity & Access Management (C-IdAM) COTS platform.

AlertEnterprise will discuss how this C-IdAM platform is helping global fortune 500 organizations address GDPR compliance, improve cybersecurity and insider threat postures across IT, Physical Security and OT silos.

Jumpstart Your Cybersecurity Strategy with NIST Guidance

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

In 2017, the total cost of a data breach averaged $3.62 million. Companies who experienced a data breach have a 27.7% likelihood of a recurring material data breach over the next two years. These staggering statistics from a 2017 Ponemon Study highlights the need for a strong cybersecurity strategy going into this year. 

Donna Dodson, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, NIST 
Hemma Prafullchandra, CTO and EVP Products, HyTrust

In this webinar, experts from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will share:

  • Observations and accomplishments from 2017 NIST initiatives
  • NIST’s 2018 cybersecurity focus areas, such as cloud security, internet infrastructure, and industry-aligned (healthcare, financial services) cybersecurity projects
  • Opportunities for industry engagement

HyTrust experts will provide perspectives on:

  • Best practices for automation and continuous compliance with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Tips to strengthen your security posture and avoid common pitfalls
  • Key resources to jumpstart your 2018 cybersecurity strategy 

Register to view recorded webinar.