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DHS reports on CVE subcommittee



DHS reports on CVE subcommittee
Earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Advisory Council released the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Subcommittee interim report. The report focuses on the spread of violent extremist ideology and the recruitment of American youth to extremist groups, and how DHS can leverage partnerships in multiple sectors to counter… Read More

DoD official speaks on “culture of cybersecurity”



DoD official speaks on “culture of cybersecurity”
On June 22, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Global Security Thomas Atkin told members of the House Armed Services Committee that the Department of Defense (DoD) has made significant progress in implementing is cyber strategy. In his address, Atkin spoke of our increasingly interconnected world and… Read More

Assessment needed for National Disaster Recovery Framework



Assessment needed for National Disaster Recovery Framework
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) implementation of the National Disaster Recovery Framework, which provides the overarching interagency coordination structure for the recovery phase of incidents and calls for a “whole community” approach to recovery. The report, GAO-16-476, examines FEMA’s… Read More

CyberCon 2016



CyberCon 2016
November 16, 2016 CyberCon 2016 is the forum for dialogue on strategy and innovation to secure federal and defense networks, as well as private-sector networks that hold their sensitive data. The event will take place at the Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW in Washington, DC. The event is free… Read More