Protecting the Nation's Critical Assets: When Cyber Hygiene Is Not Enough
As we push computers to "the edge," building an increasingly complex world of interconnected information systems and devices, security and privacy continue to dominate the national dialogue. The Defense Science Board in its 2017 report, Task Force on Cyber Defense, provides a sobering assessment of the current vulnerabilities in the U.S. critical infrastructure and the information systems that support the mission essential operations and assets in the public and private sectors. There is an urgent need to further strengthen the underlying information systems, component products, and services that the nation depends on in every sector of the critical infrastructure-ensuring those systems, components, and services are sufficiently trustworthy and provide the necessary resilience to support the economic and national security interests of the United States.
Attend this session and learn:
- Ways in which the cybersecurity threat from determined adversaries looms large in all sectors of the United States critical infrastructure.
- How to mobilize the essential partnership - government, industry, and the academic community - to provide the people, processes, and technologies necessary to protect our critical national assets.