We sat down with Dr. Michael Connell and Dr. Lily Chen to discuss protecting sensitive and critical information. Dr. Connell is the Principal Research Scientist for the Center for Naval Analyses and Dr. Chen is currently Project Manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Both share insight into adversary's cyber behavior , what to prioritize when responding to threats, best practices for protecting critical information, using cryptography algorithms for defense and more. Both Dr. Connell and Dr. Chen will be presenting at the upcoming Cyber Security for Defense Summit.
Want to learn more about what happened in 2017? Check out our Post Show Report that highlights: attendee statistics, top speaking sessions, what to expect in 2018 and more!
We took a look at the top ten departments scheduled to receive the most additional funding for cybersecurity in FY2019. This infographic shares where these departments are looking to spend in 2019, as well as how much their cybersecurity budgets have increased over the last few years. The FY 2019 President’s Budget includes $15 billion of budget authority for cybersecurity-related activities, which is a $583.4 million (4.1 percent) increase above the FY 2018 Estimate. This amount does not represent the entire U.S. cybersecurity budget, as some funding is classified.
Russia views cyber very differently than its western counterparts, from the way Russian theorists define cyberwarfare to how the Kremlin employs its cyber capabilities. The paper examines the Russian approach to cyber warfare, addressing both its theoretical and its practical underpinnings.
Michael Connell, one of the two authors who wrote this insightful whitepaper, will be speaking at the upcoming Cyber Security for Defense Summit. Michael Connell is an expert in Persian-Gulf security-related issues, the armed forces of Iran, U.S.-GCC security cooperation, and adversary cyber policy and strategy. He has served as CNA's Field Analyst to Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT). Prior to joining CNA, Connell was an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army. Connell has a Ph.D. in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University and a B.A. in Near East Studies from Brandeis University. He speaks Persian and French.
This exclusive infographic dives deeper into the Cyber Force Team’s missions and how the DOD has stepped up its cyber security game. It also includes,
- A breakdown of the FY2017 budget for cyber operations and what it supports
- The DOD’s three primary cyber missions The five major end-goals for the military Strategies to incorporate new technologies across the cyber spectrum
- How to develop and integrate new cyber strategies
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Join us as we explore the next generation of Cyber Defenses in our Cyber Warfare and Cyber Range Focus Day, followed by two extraordinary days of information packed content on the newest acquisition projections, evolving challenges of cyber and network commands, and more.