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Top Recommendations for Defending Against Cyber Threats

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.

Everything you Need to Know About the $583 Million Increase in Cybersecurity Funding for FY2019

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.

FBI and CIA Viewpoints on Current and Future Cyber Threats

We recently spoke with FBI Section Chief, Trent Teyema, who oversees all aspects of operation readiness for the FBI’s Cyber Division, and most recently served as the Special Agent in Charge of Counterintelligence and Cyber for the Los Angeles Field Office. As well as Sherrill L. Nicely started her tenure as CIA’s Chief Information Security Officer. She is responsible for overseeing the defensive posture of the Agency's cyber security capabilities.