In this NCCoE Speaker Series, Captain Kathryn (Kay) Hire, USN, will talk about her experiences as a pioneer in the Navy, as a NASA astronaut, as one of the first women to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy, and as the first woman in U.S. military history to be assigned to combat aircrew. She will share her thoughts on how STEM education, among other attributes, can open up possibilities and encourage people to enter into fields they hadn’t considered before. Ultimately, encouraging STEM skills and applying them in the real world can lead to further strengthening of the nation’s cybersecurity resilience.
NCCoE Senior Security Engineer Bill Newhouse will present Working Together: Addressing Retail Cybersecurity with Standards and Best Practices on Monday, April 25 from 10:40am to 11:30am at the Retail Cyber Intelligence Summit in Chicago. This session will focus on specific challenges in the retail and payment ecosystems and how the NCCoE is working with stakeholders from across the retail ecosystem to address important retail cybersecurity issue
NCCoE deputy director Nate Lesser will be speaking on a panel titled, "Quantifying Cyber Risk: A Manual for Holistic Enterprise Risk and Senior Security Professionals," at the Security Innovation Network's IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF) 2016. The conference will be held from April 19-20 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
The American College of Clinical Engineering (ACEE) is hosting an educational webinar on April 14, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST to discuss annual updates on privacy and security in clinical engineering. The webinar will feature NCCoE Computer Scientist Gavin O'Brien. Register today.
NCCoE cybersecurity engineer, Bill Fisher, will discuss how ABAC enables organizations to take into account contextual factors when managing identity and access control, allowing for more granular analysis and therefore better access decisions.
Hosted by NCCoE partner, NextLabs, the webinar will explore why ABAC is becoming a priority for many organizations and how it can be implemented to reduce the risk of cyber breaches and internal misuse of sensitive information.
In coordination with the upcoming National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework Workshop 2016, the NCCoE invites interested members of the maritime and oil & natural gas industries to identify and prioritize hard cybersecurity challenges that can be addressed jointly by the NCCoE and industry.
NCCoE Security Engineer Bill Fisher will present "ABAC: Run-time Access Control for Federated Identities" during the NIST session from 8:30am-12:00pm at the Federal Labs Technology Demonstrations and Discussions in College Park, Md.
Cybersecurity incidents affecting consumer-facing businesses threaten the financial security of companies and the public, weakening consumer confidence, eroding individual privacy protections, and damaging the brand value and reputation of businesses.