BALTIMORE (NNS) -- Navy Reserve leaders formally inaugurated the Navy's first reserve Cyber Protection Team during a ceremony at the Baltimore Navy Operational Support Center in Baltimore, March 7.
The Pentagon hopes to have the first class of auditors to evaluate contractors' cybersecurity ready by April, a top Department of Defense official said March 5.
DreamPort, a one-of-a-kind facility located in Columbia, MD, was designed to strengthen partnerships between federal and private sector cybersecurity professionals to bring innovative, enterprising solutions to government challenges. In the summer of 2018, the Maryland Innovation and Security Institute (MISI) won a partnership intermediary agreement with U.S. Cyber Command and established DreamPort to bring a diverse set of experts under one roof and provide them with tools, resources and space to collaborate and develop new technologies.
The costs and consequences of malicious cyber-activity are impossible to put a price tag on, as bad actors pose threats in all aspects of our personal, public and political lives. And the stakes are only rising both here at home and globally. In my upcoming RSAC 2020 keynote with my colleague, Juliette Kayyem, former assistant secretary at the US Department of Homeland Security, we'll address the latest in global cybersecurity threats, the geopolitical and cyberwar-fighting challenges our nation faces, and the vulnerability of the 2020 US presidential campaigns and election.
They put citizens, businesses, financial institutions, online commerce providers, and even national security at risk. And because attackers invent new tactics at breakneck speed, it's critical that you stay educated and up-to-date on what's out there and where you're vulnerable.